The Partition is in Place, but...

  The Partition Is in Place, But the Service Can't Begin 2002 
    Photo: Tim Donovan

"The material I thought appropriate for the Partition ('Mechitza) that separates the male and female worshippers, is made of the ritual garb worn by religious Jewish men ('Tsitsit'). But if there were nine male worshippers and one thousand female worshippers, the service could not begin because the service requires the presence of ten men."
                             -- Helène Aylon