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24 January 2021

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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Sigal Samuel (Open Zion, sigalsamuel.com)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks with Sigal about last week’s violence at the Western Wall by ultra-Orthodox men opposed to the activities of the group Women of the Wall. They discuss the background of this controversy, including the arrest of the group’s leader a month ago. Sigal argues that last week was a watershed moment for Israeli feminism. Are mainstream Israelis following this story closely? Sarah observes that women from fundamentalist backgrounds often find secularism to be a major challenge to their identity. Will American Jews be able to play a role in resolving this issue?

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Recorded:May 13    Posted:May 15, 2013
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The Posner Show | May 15, 2013 | Sarah Posner & Sigal Samuel

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