Wearing a Tallit at the Wall - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michele Medwin
    • 18.11.09 | 17:43 (IST)

    Arresting a Jewish woman IN ISRAEL for praying to God in a way that adds meaning to her prayers makes Israel no better than Iran! How horrible it is that the ONLY place I am FEARFUL expressing my Judaism is IN Israel at the holiest sight for Jews. The Western Wall is not a private synagogue. It should be a holy place for ALL Jews and a place where ALL Jews can express their connection to God and the Jewish people. The Jewish merchants in Jerusalem and the Cardo have no trouble selling women's tallitot, where I have bought several. I'd love to see them stand up and support a women's right to wear their tallitot at Jewish holy sights.

    from the article: Police arrest woman for wearing prayer shawl at Western Wall
    First published 10:26 18.11.09 | Last updated 22:34 18.11.09
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