Equal rights for all, including the Women of the Wall
The law allows free access to the Western Wall. Now it needs to be enforced without political interference.
Activists from the Women of the Wall protest group were recently arrested after refusing police demands to hand over their prayers shawls before entering the Western Wall site. Unfortunately, arrests of women wrapped in prayer shawls (talits) have been part of the ritual at the Western Wall for years. Examining the legislation that deals with the issue, however, raises some interesting insights...
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