Police detain women at Kotel over prayer shawls

23.05.2012                      02.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 46 des Omer

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Police detain women at Kotel over prayer shawls

"Women of the Wall" arrive at the Kotel for prayer group, say officers told them to remove prayer shawls, then detained them.

Three members of the Women of the Wall organization were briefly detained by police Tuesday morning, the group said, for wearing tallitot (prayer shawls) at the Western Wall plaza.
Jerusalem deputy police spokeswoman Shlomit Bajshi, however, denied there were any altercations at the Western Wall on Tuesday morning and said no women were taken in for questioning or arrested….