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Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaism's Holy Site

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An Inspiration to All Who Struggle for Religious and Gender Equality

Our souls yearn to pray, in peace, in the sacred place, to read from our holy Torah, together with other Jewish women. from the

In Israel today, the historic Western Wall, known as the Kotel, a holy site for Jewish people, is under the religious authority of the Orthodox rabbinate. Women have only limited r
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Hardcover, 496 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Jewish Lights Publishing (first published April 1st 2002)
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Phyllis Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at City University of New York. She is a best- selling author, a legendary feminist leader, a psychotherapist and an expert courtroom witness. Dr. Chesler has published thousands of articles and, most recently, studies, about honor-related violence including honor killings. She has published many classic works such as Women ...more
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