Comments for: Taboo tattoo? Judaism weighs Tora passage meaning

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, at 9:45 p.m.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Rabbi Michael Friedland was eating in a downtown restaurant one day when he noticed his waitress’s arm. The tattooed Hebrew letters caught his attention, recalls Friedland, rabbi of Sinai Synagogue. It turned out that the young woman wasn’t Jewish, or Hebrew. Out of respect for a …

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