Poor choice of Jewish Values to focus on. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Haim R.
    • 12.12.11 | 10:31 (IST)

    While I respect any group's efforts that are "based on love for our fellows and respect for all, for the welfare of society and the individual," I do not see how imposing their definition of modest dress on the individuals around them promotes respect for anyone other than those who share their specific views. I would suggest they put all their efforts into promoting the Jewish values of reducing true human suffering and pain, such as poverty, hunger, the denigration of women and domestic abuse.

    from the article: Dozens of Israeli businesses sign modesty agreement after ultra-Orthodox push
    First published 02:44 12.12.11 | Last updated 02:44 12.12.11
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