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Mar 13, 2013

Quote of the Day

today will be a double qotd, with both on the same topic...

How can a tallit disturb the public order? One cannot take possession of the Kotel, that is connected to all streams in Judaism...

  -- MK Stav Shafir (Labor)

I agree that everyone has the right to pray as his soul desires, and I do not understand the opposition to it. There is no halachic problem with it. The Kotel does not belong to this or that group.

  -- MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud)

Feiglin and Shafir were interviewed together on the radio about the Women of the Wall davening at the Kotel yesterday, with some female MKs (including Shafir) participating and using their immunity to protect the WoW and the event. There was a lot of surprise that Shafir and Feiglin were in agreement over this, but I have noticed a lot of mutual respect and even agreement between them in the past weeks...

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1 comment:

  1. "One cannot take possession of the Kotel" - but that has not prevented the charedim from thinking it belongs to them exclusively.

    And - from where I am sitting - no one in Israel is lifting as much as a single finger to stop them. That, my friends, will be the downfall of the entire Jewish people.


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