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Middle East In Israel, Women of the Wall hit raw nerve over religious clout in state life (+video)

Today, Israel's Women of the Wall went to the Western Wall to pray for the first time since a court said they could worship there without fear of arrest. But they met plenty of opposition.

By Staff writer / May 10, 2013

Amir Cohen/Reuters

Women seeking the right to worship as men do at Jerusalem’s Western Wall are hitting a raw nerve: the dynamic between religion and state.