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Wailing About The Wall

Anat Hoffman’s arrest at Kotel galvanizing liberal Jewish groups

10/23/2012
JTA

Last week’s episode was hardly the first time Israeli police stopped activist Anat Hoffman while she was leading a women’s prayer service at the Western Wall in violation of Israeli law.

But this time, police actually arrested Hoffman — a first, she says — and the incident appears to be galvanizing liberal Jewish groups in the United States and Israel.

Afternoon prayers at the United Synagogue’s offices. MICHAEL DATIKASH
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