The sentiment is not new, nor is the argument without substance. But the author fails to note the appeal of Jewish tradition and the lack of a means for "repealing" an occasion. Perhaps that alone (the inability to formally repeal outdated norms) is reason enough to mourn.
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from the article: It is wrong to fast on Tisha B'Av?
Center for Women’s Justice files petition to High Court, claiming that ban on women reading from Torah scrolls at Western Wall violates anti-discrimination laws.18:35 29.11.15 | 0 comments