Haredi women call on Western Wall rabbi to end body searches

Group of haredi women pen letter to Rabbi of Western Wall, asking him to put an end to the invasive searches they were forced to undergo.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2018, 5:12 PM

Feminist group wants Western Wall rabbi stripped of immunity

Center for Women's Justice demands Jerusalem Magistrates Court to strip Kotel Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch of his immunity.Tzvi Lev, 9/25/2017, 12:54 PM

Kotel Rabbi: UNESCO forfeited its right to exist

The Rabbi of the Kotel says that UNESCO has lost its right to exist for decision to deny Jewish link to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 8:44 PM

Women of the Wall director detained by police

Police investigate Lesley Sachs for smuggling Torah scroll into Kotel women's section, violating regulations and agreements with state.Orli Baruch, 6/7/2016, 11:47 AM

Government has three months to come up with new Kotel plan

Court tells government to present new plan within three months, refuses to give temporary injunction against Women of the Wall.JTA, 4/5/2016, 11:07 AM

Women of the Wall break their promises

In negotiations on new Reform Kotel prayer space Women of Wall promised AG not to smuggle in Torah scrolls - today they were at it again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2016, 11:14 AM

Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate Council implicitly criticizes Rabbi Rabinowitz for promoting the government’s outlined division of Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 7:26 PM

Kotel rabbi opposes women Hanukkah lighting

After deputy state attorney calls to integrate women in state lighting ceremony, rabbi asks why special section not being used.Ben Shaul, 12/1/2015, 8:01 PM

Moving: Hero Soldier Who Survived Stabbing Prays at Kotel

Prayers of thanks and surprises by unit for officer released from hospital, who was critically wounded by Arab terrorist in Old City.Rafael Levy, Ari Yashar, 7/1/2015, 7:12 PM

IDF Rabbi Pulled From Traditional Kotel Ceremony

Kotel rabbi to demand answers on status quo change, as chief education officer replaces rabbi amid report of weakening rabbinate.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 7:53 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau: Next Year on the Temple Mount

At mass priestly blessing, chief rabbis add their blessings to Jewish people; 'Next year may we be blessed up at top of the Mount.'Meir Sela, Ari Yashar, 4/6/2015, 1:43 PM

Kotel Rabbi Slams Women of the Wall Torah Smuggling

Group posts pictures of 'first Torah reading' at Kotel women's section breaching regulations and tradition, after sneaking in mini scroll.Ari Yashar, 10/24/2014, 1:21 PM

Kotel Rabbi: 'Temple Mount has Turned into a Terror Base'

Temple Mount merely 'a platform for political struggle' for Arabs says rabbi of the Kotel, calling on world to condemn violence.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 1:31 PM

Kotel Rabbi Tells Pope: 'We Have Returned Home'

Rabbi says Jews merited great miracle to return home after scorn of exile, quotes prophets on world learning Torah from Israel.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2014, 10:11 AM

After Hate Graffiti, Where are the Muslim Leaders?

Western Wall Rabbi laments that while Jewish leaders denounce hate crimes against all religions, Muslim leaders remain silent.Uzi Baruch, 5/7/2014, 4:23 PM

Distressed Rabbi: ‘What Have You Done to the Western Wall?’

Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz protested an egalitarian provocation by the Women of the Wall at the Kotel on Sunday morning.Chana Ya'ar, 6/9/2013, 10:26 AM

Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?

The Ministry of Religious Affairs, along with the “Beautiful Israel” organization, will be sponsoring a “most beautiful mikveh” contestDavid Lev, 4/28/2013, 8:45 PM

Kotel Rav: 'Uproot the Divisive Women of the Wall'

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Kotel, slammed Women of the Wall for its "divisiveness" - and its violation of the lawDavid Lev, 4/11/2013, 1:03 PM

Western Wall Rabbi 'Cannot Forgive the Mufti'

The Western Wall Rabbi says Israelis “cannot forgive the Mufti” for saying that only by killing Jews can Muslims proceed to Paradise.Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2012, 9:33 PM