Why Was This Woman Arrested While Praying at the Western Wall?
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Why Was This Woman Arrested While Praying at the Western Wall?

Why would a Jewish woman be handcuffed and arrested at the Kotel? Watch the video for her side of the story.

Women of the Wall board member Rachel Leah Cohen Yeshurun was arrested together with her Torah scroll at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on July 17, which was Rosh Hodesh (the first day of the Hebrew month of) Av.

Women of the Wall has been fighting for increased tolerance of non-traditional forms of worship at the holy site.

The latest struggle is over whether the group can read a Torah scroll at the wall.

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