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April 19, 2013 1:12 am

Lapid Backs Women of the Wall

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Yair Lapid in 2010. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Jerusalem Post – Finance Minister and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid has issued public backing for the Women of the Wall group, it emerged on Thursday, in the highest-profile support the activists have received from a cabinet minister to date.

Speaking at a conference of the Jewish Federation of New York in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, which was closed to the press, Lapid said that no one could “claim ownership over God.”

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