Jewish prayer ritual at holy site divisive

Posted: December 29, 2012 at 2:27 a.m.

The face-off at the security gate outside the Western Wall one Friday this month was familiar: For more than two decades, women have been making a monthly pilgrimage to pray at one of Judaism’s holiest sites in a manner traditionally preserved for men, and the police have stopped them in the name of maintaining public order.

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Religion, Pages 12 on 12/29/2012