ACTION ALERT: Teffilin Banned at School in Israel?

Hat tip to Yosef for putting together this "action alert":

An Israeli secular public school in the city of Modiin has actually banned students from putting on Tefflin (phapacteries) on school grounds.

This was reported in an Ynet article: “Tefillin? Not in this school”,7340,L-3603614,00.html

Please copy and past the following letter and send to Chaya Shitay the “Head of Education and Culture” for the city of Modiin:

Please forward this to everyone, we must get as many emails sent in as possible.

Subject: Modiin High School Forbids Tefillin

To Chaya Shitay: The Head of Education and Culture for the City of Modiin

Jews across the world are shocked and horrified that a public high school in the Jewish city of Modiin would forbid Jewish children from both wearing Tefillin on school grounds!,7340,L-3603614,00.html

We implore you to act swiftly to remove this evil decree and allow our holy traditions to flourish in the land of our forefathers.

Thank you,

(Your name goes here)

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