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    • Ricky Greenwald
    • 13.07.10 | 10:52 (IDT)

    is only for certain jews and not for others. In Israel Jews are being routinely harassed, beaten, and arrested for praying. This is what we left Russia, Germany, and other places to get away from! At least in Israel, no one has been killed yet in this particular movement, but harassment is how it starts. I understand that the ultra-orthodox truly believe that they're right, and I respect their beliefs. However, no one's beliefs justify harassing others who are trying to observe in their own way. Aggressive and violent Jews are no better than aggressive and violent Christians, Muslims, or anyone else.

    from the article: Police arrest Women of the Wall leader for praying with Torah scroll
    First published 11:34 12.07.10 | Last updated 11:34 12.07.10
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