Covering letter

By Simon Rocker, November 22, 2010

Guardian columnist Deborah Orr, battling against cancer, wrote that she might wear a hijab in the event of hair loss. Whereupon she received a "kind letter" from the League of Jewish Women with "a fetching green scarf", she said, "so that I can dress up and pretend to be a Jewish woman rather than a Muslim woman if needs must".

Last updated: 11:17am, November 22 2010