Women Praying At The Wall


Regarding “Sharansky’s Mission Impossible” (Editor’s column, Jan. 25), in Tel Aviv, where secularism dominates, nobody objects to also having single-sex beach areas

We need an area of the Western Wall, a place that would be and feel like part of the “real” Western Wall,” where women and men could pray together with completely equal religious rights.

Barry Block
is rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel in Little Rock, Arkansas, and the editor of "The Mussar Torah Commentary" and "The Social Justice Torah Commentary" (CCAR Press, 2020 and 2021).