Jewish women challenge Western Wall rules

Women try to defy rules of worship set by ultra-orthodox at revered site in occupied East Jerusalem.

    A group of Jewish women are demanding to be allowed to pray in the same way men do at the Western Wall in occupied East Jerusalem.

    Police arrested at least 10 women who tried to challenge conventional rules of worship at the revered site.

    Al Jazeera’s Nicole Johnston reports from occupied East Jerusalem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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