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Submitted by Roberta (United States), Mar 23, 2008 at 11:44

I am not alarmed that these women wore head coverings out of sensitivity to their hosts. Aren't there yarmulkes available for visitors to synagogues? Isn't it just good manners to put one on?

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I received many letters making this point and wrote a public response at http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/833#reply.

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