Hundreds of women joined Women of the Wall for the group’s monthly Rosh Chodesh service, which included a Torah scroll smuggled in to the women’s section of the Western Wall. Among the some 300 women who assembled for the service on Thursday morning to mark the new Hebrew month of Iyar were those from nine…
JERUSALEM — Israel’s Supreme Court called on the Israeli government to respond to lawsuits regarding the establishment of an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. The court on Friday set a deadline of June 4 for the government to respond to the lawsuits and resolve the crisis, Haaretz reported. The court combined three…
Charedi opposition to Women of the wall is not an oppression of a different belief but a reaction to what they believe is a war on their own beliefs.
Orthodox protestors are living in a paradox of piety and undermining the very beliefs they purportedly espouse.
The feminist prayer group Women of the Wall filed a petition with the Israeli High Court today to demand protection during its prayer services.
Walden’s probing on how a heavily gendered language such as Hebrew might shape ideas about gender roles animated her audience — at least, the girls.
For years, women in Israel have been fighting for the right to pray out loud at Judaism’s holiest site, the Western Wall, just like men. But now, a group of girls has risen up to defend the status quo.
The hatred directed by some Jews toward other Jews was astounding and heartbreaking and simply sad. But our voices were heard.
A Western Wall bat mitzvah on Monday morning was interrupted by whistling protesters.
In a video, an Orthodox group opposing Women of the Wall accuses the feminist group of “debasement.”