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    • Amanda
    • 20.04.13 | 06:01 (IDT)

    Many Israelis, chiloni and charedi alike, picture the women of the wall as reform, secular, with no real understanding or belief system. There is no reason to label these women as Reform. Indeed, many of the women who daven with women of the wall are conservative, Masorati Jews. They keep shabbat, keep kashrut. Regardless of Masorati, Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, there is no reason to try and label the women, piegeonhole them into a specific set of ideals and beliefs. They are all women following the torah, fulfilling G-ds commandments. They have equal and access right to access the kotel. You should merely say they are showing up to support their sisters, and drop the Reform title.

    from the article: The new Orthodox face of Women of the Wall
    First published 12:35 19.04.13 | Last updated 12:35 19.04.13
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