Breastfeeding In The Sanctuary

Some Orthodox synagogues have a problem with women whipping their bosoms out during davening.


Can’t we just all be free to do what we want and to pull our breasts out when we want?

Isn’t that what Moses would want?

Isn’t that what Joe Francis would want?

From my live cam chat:

QuixoticLass:  not in front of the torah
bipolardragon:  pffff
Emma:  PFFFT
QuixoticLass:  I’m all for it wherever, except in the sanctuary
YourMoralLeader:  it’s offensive
QuixoticLass:  as long as there is some modesty involved
Emma:  They do it in Church..theres no problem
bipolardragon:  what is so bad about a mother feeding her child
QuixoticLass:  you are offended by the sight of a woman feeding her baby?
QuixoticLass:  everywhere or just in shul
guest6:  Does a donation to the Emma Fund count as Masser?
YourMoralLeader:  yes
YourMoralLeader:  what’s masser?
bipolardragon:  the emma fund, cool
guest6:  tithing 1/10
YourMoralLeader:  I want to go where love is
YourMoralLeader:  yes
guest6:  charity begins in the humble hovel
QuixoticLass:  are you feeling indestructable?
YourMoralLeader:  I must pursue truth
YourMoralLeader:  Emma wants me to pursue truth
Emma:  Indeed
guest6:  "You can’t haqndle the truth"
bipolardragon:  do you have a dog emma
Emma:  Yep.. a Labradorg
Emma:  Yeah she is cool
Emma:  =]
Emma:  And shiny
guest6:  Emma will tame the beast in Luke
Emma:  Gave her a hose bath today
YourMoralLeader:  I’ll give you a hose bath
Emma:  During the day 6 yes
Emma:  lol Luke
bipolardragon:  you can give luke a horse bath too
bipolardragon:  looks like he needs it
guest6:  Luke needs to be broken in
guest6:  brokedown Luke Mountain
Emma:  Brokeback mountain, that was a great movie
Emma:  I cried at the end
Emma:  Why did he have to die
Emma:  Why oh why
bipolardragon:  if it were two lesbians i would have seen the movie
Emma:  You and every other guy Michel
guest6:  Did you plan your list of movies to watch with Luke when you come see him?
Emma:  Just one
Emma:  Passion of the Christ
bipolardragon:  the passion of luke
bipolardragon:  at a cinema near you in june
guest6:  How about Fiddler on the Roof?
Emma:  hmm
Emma:  Sure why not
guest6:  and Luke can serenede you
bipolardragon:  he can’t sing though
guest6:  but he sure fakes it well
Emma:  Luke has a very unigue singing voice
guest6:  you can only go to the cinema after your morning exercise session

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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