Women were told at the entrance to the Kotel to take their tallitot off - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tzvi Kahn
    • 21.12.12 | 12:21 (IST)

    I was there. We didn't know in advance that women wouldn't be allowed to use their tallitot at the Kotel. But we were told before we entered the Kotel compound, & most of the women removed their tallitot before they entered. There were a few who sneaked their tallitot in, including 1 that I sneaked in myself. Those women who succeeded in sneaking their tallit in & wore it were promptly arrested by the police, which came as no surprise. In a word: Disgusting.

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    First published 06:29 21.12.12 | Last updated 06:29 21.12.12
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