Sharansky: Kotel arrests are reminder of need for solution

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April 11, 2013 12:29

 
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The arrest of five tallitot (prayer shawl)-wearing woman at the Western Wall on Thursday morning is yet another reminder of the urgent need to reach a permanent solution to the issue, Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky said.

Th Western Wall must return to being "a symbol of unity among the Jewish people, and not one of discord and strife," he said.

He added that consultations in recent days have show "a lot of goodwill to defuse tensions and  to find a solution which ensures that every Jew in the world can pray in the manner that they are accustomed to at Judaism’s most important national and religious site, while respecting the traditions of all."

He expressed hope that this would be translated into practical steps in the coming weeks. 

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