Jerusalem Post: Traditional women challenge Women of the Wall

A founding member of Women for the Wall – a nascent, broad-based women’s coalition supporting traditional religious observance at the Western Wall – described rival group Women of the Wall (WoW) as “oppressive to women’s rights” and an affront to “Jewish tradition.”

Ronit Peskin, one of three women who formed the new organization roughly three weeks ago, said Sunday that although WoW had garnered international sympathy by framing its crusade as a women’s rights issue, it was in fact desecrating the site’s sanctity for women…

Meanwhile, Peskin claimed her attempts to reach out to WoW have been rebuffed with accusations of lies and a threatened law suit.

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