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  Av 1, 5773 , 08/07/13

Hareidi Girls Crowd Out Women of the Wall

The overcrowded conditions in the women's prayer section of the Western Wall Plaza, which forced police to direct the non-orthodox Women of the Wall to hold services for Rosh Chodesh Av elsewhere, were a result of a large hareidi-religious protest in the form of prayers by masses of hareidi girls. The girls were invited to take part by hareidi activists and received the blessings of Torah scholars with the proviso that they not be drawn into any provocations.

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