Morality lives within - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Steven Jacobsen
    • 28.12.11 | 08:58 (IST)

    I enjoyed your thoughts on this matter but perhaps rather than trying to deny or defuse our innate sexuality through clothing we should be taught to respect one another despite outward appearances? There is no shame in being male or female and denying the existence of gender only serves to give evil acts like this and even worse those like rape, an excuse. 'Her clothing made me do it's is a falsehood that has no place in this world. Clothing, or lack thereof is not a sin - giving into base temptations and committing acts of cruelty to others is.

    from the article: When modesty and ultra-Orthodox Jews collide
    First published 07:39 28.12.11 | Last updated 07:39 28.12.11
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