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Tensions peak at the Kotel with Women of The Wall on the 1st of Iyar

Tensions peak at the Kotel with Women of The Wall on the 1st of Iyar

Jerusalem, Israel. 11th April 2013 -- Women of The Wall celebrate the new Hebrew month of Iyar at the Western Wall wearing prayer shawls and phylacteries in defiance of Orthodox Jewish tradition and court rulings against this practice. -- Five women detained at Western Wall for donning prayer shawls and phylacteries in defiance of Orthodox Jewish monopoly reserving these practices for men, a ruling Women of The Wall have been battling, demanding egalitarian practice of Judaism.
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