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  4/25/2013, Iyar 15, 5773

AG Asked for Binding Opinion on Women of the Wall

Chairwoman Aliza Lavie of the Knesset Committee on Advancement of the Status of Women asked Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, Thursday afternoon, for a clear and binding up-to-date legal opinion regarding interpretation of the Supreme Court's "local custom" ruling related to prayer at the Western Wall of the Temple in Jerusalem. Doctor Lavie's call followed a ruling, earlier in the day, by the Jerusalem District Court that said the Supreme Court ruling did not mean to keep women from holding services modelled after men's services at the holy site.

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