Why New Kotel Plan Deserves a Cautious Hallelujah

The ‘liberation’ of the Kotel has always been a largely Diasporic fight, and as such, was bound to be laden with compromise, Jane Eisner writes.

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Turning the Kotel Into a Haredi Synagogue Is Bad for Men, Too

Now that there will be a secondary space to which one can banish the Kotel’s undesirables, will others be shunted away — including certain men?

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Is This Painting Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic, Both or Neither?

Canadian film mogul Paul Bronfman is pulling his support for York University because of a painting he describes as ‘pure hate.’ Mira Sucharov asks whether he really understands the artwork.

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The Oscars Are Too White — and That's a Jewish Problem

No, the Jews don’t ‘control’ Hollywood. But we do play a major role — and with that power comes responsibility, Jay Michaelson writes.

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Why the Kotel Compromise Just Isn't Good Enough

If Gabriela Geselowitz wants to pray at the Kotel, she’ll have to go to a part that isn’t from the postcards, the documentaries, the images of Jewish Jerusalem that the world knows. And that hurts.

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