Women of the Wall come to the Kotel to pray - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rachel
    • 09.05.13 | 18:31 (IDT)

    Hey. That's me up there in the picture. And I take great offense to you telling me that I wasn't praying. Women of the Wall come to the Kotel to pray. We have been coming every single month without fail for 24 years. At 7 in the morning. Our civil right to full prayer is denied. When we are not at the Kotel we use all the means at our disposal in this Democratic country to achieve the legal right to pray as a group out loud, in the women's section at the Kotel, wearing tallit, tefillin and reading from a Torah Scroll. Politics is one way to achieve this right and there is nothing wrong and everything right about it.

    from the article: Rabbi recruits seminary girls to protest non-Orthodox worship at Western Wall
    First published 17:08 09.05.13 | Last updated 17:08 09.05.13
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