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    • Chaim Ben Kahan
    • 13.05.13 | 08:30 (IDT)

    I admit I was affronted by the Women of the Wall. I think this was a cultural issue for me and made me uncomfortable. However, the halacha of the matter does not seem to prohibit women from wearing Tefillin or Talit. I mistakenly thought the Women of the Wall were pushing for turning the Kotel into a reform synagogue. I was wrong. Although, I am not used to it I cannot find it objectionable if it's permissible under Sephardic Halacha.

    from the article: Let there be war at the Wall
    First published 17:34 12.05.13 | Last updated 17:34 12.05.13
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