Court: Gov’t needs to explain why women can’t read Torah at Western Wall

The High Court of Justice demanded on Wednesday to receive the state’s response to a petition demanding that women be given the right to read Torah in the women’s section of the Western Wall plaza.

Tension had already been growing inside the government over the plan to create a pluralist prayer section at the Western Wall.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Court-Govt-needs-to-explain-why-women-cant-read-Torah-at-Western-Wall-448248

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