Women of the Wall Reject New Western Wall Prayer Site as 'Sunbathing Deck’

    Religious Services Minister Naftali Bennett hailed Sunday’s completion of a large platform for non-Orthodox prayer at the southernmost portion of the Western Wall as a history-making event. But the Women of the Wall, who have led the fight for non-Orthodox prayer at the Kotel, derided the new platform as “a sunbathing deck that overlooks the Western Wall from a distance.”

    Prayer Notes Removed from Kotel Cracks in Advance of Rosh Hashanah

    Jerusalem’s Western Wall on Sunday was cleared of notes sent to God by worshippers, making room for new pleads-on-paper to be put into the cracks of the ancient stones.

    Polish Torah Scroll Hidden in Monastery Since Holocaust, Returned

    A Torah scroll that since 1942 has been hidden in a Tuchow monastery was returned to the synagogue in Dabrowa Tarnowska in southern Poland.

    Women of the Wall Launch Sit in at Kotel To Protest New Plans

    The Women of the Wall on Sunday launched a 24-hour sit-in at the Western Wall in protest against an impending plan to bar the group from praying as it sees fit at the holy site.

    Neo-Nazi Plans White Supremacist Town in North Dakota

    Neo-Nazi Craig Paul Cobb, 61, has been buying up property in Leith, North Dakota to convert the town of 19 people into a bastion of white supremacy dubbed Cobbsville.