Kotel Moment of Truth: Youths Asked to Stay Away

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In an organized response to repeated provocations by the Women of the Wall, thousands of hareidim are expected to participate in a large scale prayer day at the Kotel Sunday.

The prayers will be led by numerous rabbis, including leading Torah sages.

Rabbanit Tviya Eliyahu, widow of Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu ztz”l, made clear Thursday that the Women of the Wall will not be allowed to pray with tallit and tefillin at the Kotel.

Despite the tone of determined protest that is accompanying the prayer session, the organizers asked Friday that only adults take part in the prayer day. They explained that younger “action seekers” caused damage to the struggle in the last confrontation with the Women of the Wall through rowdy behavior that caught the media’s attention and gave the press an excuse for even more incitement against the entire hareidi public.

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