Woman of the Wall arrested
But this time, instead of services concluding with the Musaf prayer, the experience ended with a 25 year old participant, a medical student who was wearing a tallit and carrying the group’s new Torah scroll, being arrested by police and charged with “performing a religious act that offends the feelings of others.”
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Debra Nussbaum Cohen is a regular contributor to The Sisterhood, which crossposts weekly with Jewesses with Attitude.
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