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“Just because Peggy was the victim of a graffiti attack does not give Shira Pruce, Women of the Wall spokeswoman, the right to make false accusations against her political opponents.”
In an interview with Rachel Avraham, Peskin denied the absurd accusation that W4W and journalists who spoke out against Women of the Wall are connected to the graffiti targeting Women of the Wall board member Peggy Cidor.
The 25-year-old self-described housewife stood in front of a crowded room at the biggest Jewish conference of the year, the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly in Jerusalem. She was about to verbally assail Women of the Wall — a group most in the audience supported. By the end of the event, she was told she should run for Knesset.
“The fact that the Women of the Wall — the supposedly more open-minded group — refused to have anything to do with or any conversation or dialogue with Women for the Wall, I found amusing, and somewhat off-putting.”