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        1/27/2014, Shevat 26, 5774

      Kotel Plaza to Shrink by Half


      Kotel Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz has requested the National Construction Council to approve the removal of the foundations for Liba House, a center for democratic dialogue and education planned for the Western Wall Plaza. The project threatens to shrink the dimensions of the plaza to half its current size and bring foreign controversy to Judaism's holiest site of prayer and worship.