22.12.2012 09.Tewet. 5773 Wajigasch
Some visitors got a rude awakening when they discovered that it is illegal in Israel for a woman to wear a tallit at the Western Wall.
Not many people were aware until last week that it is against the law in Israel for a woman to wear a tallit, or prayer shawl, at the Western Wall. But when four women were detained last Friday and interrogated by police for violating this prohibition, the news reverberated around the Jewish world….