January 8, 2013

Natan Sharansky's New Wall

Ben Sales, Jewish Telegraph Agency

He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB. He survived nine years in Siberia. He served in Israel’s fractious government.

Now, Natan Sharansky is facing his next challenge: finding a solution to the growing battle over women’s prayer restrictions at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site.

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TAGGED: Jews, Women, Western Wall, Natan Sharansky

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