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Haredi Orthodox Burn Jewish Prayer Book to Protest Women’s Service at Western Wall

A prayer book allegedly burned by Haredim opposing the Women of the Wall, July 13, 2018 (Susan Silverman/Twitter)

(JTA) — Haredi Orthodox protesters burned a Jewish prayer book near the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Friday to protest the monthly prayer service there by female worshippers.

The incident occurred as nearly 200 Women of the Wall activists arrived for the service in celebration of the beginning of the Hebrew month of Av. Several…