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    • Yitz
    • 11.04.13 | 09:59 (IDT)

    Indeed our history is full of legal positions that have since been deemed immoral or unreasonable. Capital punishment for gays, adulterers and sabbath desecraters; corporal punishment for those who eat certain kinds of non-kosher food, slavery, monarchy, etc. How did these legal positions change? Partly because someone finally had the courage to challenge them. More, however, because inside our hearts we've always known that these laws were wrong.

    from the article: Jerusalem police detain women at Western Wall for wearing tallits
    First published 14:54 11.04.13 | Last updated 14:54 11.04.13
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