Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

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In October of 2014, 12-year-old Sasha Lutt read from a tiny Torah scroll as a part of her bat mitzvah in the Women's section of the plaza at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site. Surrounded by members of the multi-denominational organization, the Women of the Wall, one of whom had smuggled the scroll into the plaza, Sasha became the first woman to read from the Torah at the site. For more than twenty five years, the Women of the Wall have been waging a campaign to gain the Israeli government's permission to ...

Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190280444

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