This Yom Kippur, I long for male leaders who are healing, connecting, and loving.
I was forced to lift my skirt in order to join Women of the Wall in prayer at the Wailing Wall.
The demonstration was organized by liberal movements of Judaism and the Women of the Wall organization.
Jewish writers mostly argued that freezing the plan to build an egalitarian prayer space was self-serving and would alienate Diaspora Jews.
“We must not lose U.S. Jewry, and this proposal is a threat to this support,” another member of Israel’s governing coalition said.
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.