The proposed egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall, which was meant to serve non-Orthodox Jews worldwide, looks like the latest casualty of the terror wave hitting Israel.
The Women of the Wall said they would not attempt to smuggle a Torah scroll to the Kotel during this month’s Rosh Hodesh prayer service due to the current security situation.
Thousands of people gathered at Jerusalem’s Western Wall amid heavy security for the holiday Priestly Blessing.
Israel Police officers detained a women’s rights activist at the Western Wall and confiscated her Torah scroll.
Bonna Devora Haberman, the founder of Women of the Wall, a group pressing for egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall, has died.
For the second time in less than two months, a feminist prayer group has succeeded in bringing a Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Western Wall, in defiance of existing regulations at the Jewish holy site in Jerusalem.
To prevent women from reading from a Torah scroll at the Western Wall, police took the unprecedented step this morning of locking the partitions that separate the women’s and men’s sections and stationing barriers all along it.
Alden Solovy, a Jewish liturgist, was one of several men attacked last month for helping women read Torah at the Western Wall. This is his message.
Workers at the Western Wall removed the notes placed in the cracks by worshippers in advance of Passover.
Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with Iran to Jerusalem’s sacred Western Wall on Saturday, on the eve of his departure to Washington to address Congress on the issue.