Leah Bieler explains how her family came to be escorted out of the Kotel plaza by an ultra-Orthodox teenager holding their ‘contraband.’
Protestors greeted Women of the Wall participants with curses, heckling and disruptive whistle blowing during their monthly prayer Friday morning.
Chances for de-escalation between Israel’s religious establishment and non-Orthodox movements in Israel and North America appear increasingly unlikely as new developments pile atop old ones adding layers of injury.
Rabbi Neil Cooper went to the Western Wall to pray and understand; instead, he was shoved to the ground by his fellow Jew.
Scott Disick, Kourtney Kardashian’s Jewish ex-boyfriend, takes in the sights in Jerusalem’s Western Wall.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The negotiating team supporting the implementation of the agreement to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall said in a letter that it is planning to initiate legal action in Israel’s Supreme Court. In the letter sent Sunday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the negotiating team, including representatives of…
A video by Israeli feminist organization Women of the Wall Nashot HaKotel reveals an Orthodox man ripping up a prayer book in protest of women reading at the Western Wall.
Reform and Conservative Jews held a mixed prayer service at the Western Wall on Thursday, defying Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit.
The head of the U.S. Reform movement led egalitarian prayers at the Western Wall plaza. Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, on Monday held the prayer service with some 200 rabbis and lay leaders.