Wailing Wall arrests of women - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Naomi Rhoads
    • 12.02.13 | 02:54 (IST)

    It is not in the interests of the nation of Israel that any form of misogyny be legal or tolerated. It is not in the interests of the majority of Israelis that any form of racism or sexism be tolerated or in any way empowered. Israel is surrounded by Muslim nations whose treatment of women is abhorrent to most of the rest of the world. Israel's best hope of support is to demonstrate that it is a beacon of civilization and progress and not exactly similar

    from the article: Sarah Silverman's sister after arrest: Western Wall 'hijacked' by ultra-Orthodox minority
    First published 01:48 12.02.13 | Last updated 01:48 12.02.13
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