NY Times reporter blasted for complaining about separation of sexes at Western Wall
September 1, 2023
Critics are slamming a New York Times reporter for her religious insensitivity in complaining that she had to stay on the women's side of the Western Wall when covering New York City Mayor Eric Adams' visit to the holy site Tuesday. Emma Fitzsimmons, City Hall bureau chief for the paper, posted on social media platform X, formerly Twitter, a picture of herself looking over the partition that separates male and female worshipers at the Wall, as per Orthodox Jewish tradition at a prayer site.
She wrote in the caption, "TFW [The feeling when] you're at the Western Wall in Jerusalem as a fe...