NEWS STORY: Legislation Proposed to Ban Women From Praying at Western Wall

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c. 2000 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ Women who read from the Torah or wear Jewish ritual garments such as a prayer shawl at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, Judaism’s most sacred shrine, could face a seven-year jail term if proposed legislation introduced Wednesday (May 31) is adopted by Israel’s Knesset. The bill passed a preliminary Knesset […]

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