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    • hanna
    • 08.08.13 | 09:16 (IDT)

    The real misogynists are the ones who fail to recognize the value of the traditional female role in Judaism. By disregarding the true status of women, and insisting that in order to have a meaningful Judaism women must ape the men, traditional women are degraded and demeaned. Tallis and tefillin are the spiritual equivalent of crutches, not some special status symbol. Fine for those who need them, but what a pity that women feel forced to constrict their unique feminine spirituality in order to confirm to some Americanized and outdated form of feminism.

    from the article: Women of the Wall relegated to alternative prayer spot for second straight month
    First published 12:36 07.08.13 | Last updated 12:36 07.08.13
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