Kotel Plaza

Report: Women of the Wall bring 'dancer' to Kotel

Report: Women of the Wall bring 'dancer' to Kotel

Radical feminist group came Monday morning to the Kotel, as they do every Rosh Chodesh, along with a 'dancer', witness says.Yedidya Ben-Or, 5/9/2016, 10:40 AM
Priestly Blessing to commence at Kotel

Priestly Blessing to commence at Kotel

Traditional priestly blessing will be held Monday morning at the Kotel, followed by a ‘reception’ of the chief rabbis of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2016, 8:19 AM
Police will try to block Women of the Wall

Police will try to block Women of the Wall

Police plan to block the organization's buses for fear of provocations at the Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 7:25 PM
The next step for the 'Women of the Wall'

The next step for the 'Women of the Wall'

In a petition to the court, 'Women of the Wall' ask permission to bring a Torah scroll into the plaza with them every Monday and Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 9:34 AM
Israelis ignore Reform movement, despite influence

Israelis ignore Reform movement, despite influence

Pew survey shows Reform Movement has failed to gain a following in Israel, despite its powerful political influence.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2016, 4:06 PM
MK Ariel: We won't back down on Kotel

MK Ariel: We won't back down on Kotel

Jewish Home MK demands gov't maintain status quo, not recognize Reform movement in Kotel Plaza changes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 1:23 PM
Report: PM reconsidering Kotel reform

Report: PM reconsidering Kotel reform

As religious opposition grows to Kotel Plaza changes, PM reportedly forced to consider altering plan for Reform section.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2016, 10:20 AM
Women's group smuggles Torah into Kotel, again

Women's group smuggles Torah into Kotel, again

Despite the allocation of a non-Orthodox section, ‘Original Women of the Wall’ bring a Torah into the Kotel complex, generating provocation.Shoshana Miskin, 2/29/2016, 1:33 PM
Shas Rabbi says Reform Jews are 'idolaters'

Shas Rabbi says Reform Jews are 'idolaters'

Rabbi David Yosef attacks Reform Movement as 'not Jewish', promises to ‘fight on and not surrender the Kotel’.Shoshana Miskin, 2/29/2016, 11:05 AM
Haredim fume as Reform Movement takes victory lap

Haredim fume as Reform Movement takes victory lap

Massive Reform delegation invited to Knesset, visits planned Kotel plaza as haredim plan response.David Rosenberg, 2/25/2016, 2:20 PM
The Kotel controversy

The Kotel controversy

Why the recent decision to allow a "pluralistic" prayer area at the Western Wall is one of the most divisive acts in Jewish life in decades.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 2/11/2016, 9:35 AM
The Western Wall compromise: A small bit of clarity in the dark

The Western Wall compromise: A small bit of clarity in the dark

The new Western Wall decision has settled on a very public level WoW’s claims to Orthodox bona fides.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 2/5/2016, 9:11 AM
Deri vows: Reform will never get gov't recognition

Deri vows: Reform will never get gov't recognition

Shas leader opposes gov’t decision to expand non-Orthodox mixed prayer section. 'Although they are Jews, they will not get recognition.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2016, 9:58 AM
WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

At a press conference at the Western Wall, the women say: ‘All Jews in Israel can pray together at the Kotel.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 8:07 PM
Rabbi Stern lights 4th candle at Kotel

Rabbi Stern lights 4th candle at Kotel

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem lit Hanukkah candles alongside MK Yitzhak Herzog. 'Lighting in this place represents victory.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2015, 9:56 PM
Women of the Wall light Hanukkah candles at Kotel

Women of the Wall light Hanukkah candles at Kotel

Group succeeds in lighting candles for Hanukkah at the Kotel in defiance of traditional practice.Shoshana Miskin, 12/7/2015, 10:56 AM
Abbas opposes construction at the Kotel Plaza

Abbas opposes construction at the Kotel Plaza

PLO Executive Committee condemns 'Beit Haliba' construction plans, calling them attempt to seize 'Islamic holy site.'Shoshana Miskin, 12/7/2015, 8:40 AM
Anger at Netanyahu for 'Embracing' Reform Judaism

Anger at Netanyahu for 'Embracing' Reform Judaism

Hareidi leaders quoted as saying PM 'deepened the damage to the hareidi public' with address to Reform movement.Gil Ronen, 12/17/2013, 12:57 PM
Bennett: Come Visit non-Orthodox Kotel Section

Bennett: Come Visit non-Orthodox Kotel Section

Bayit Yehudi head in appeal to Reform, Conservative Jews: new section is open to all streams, 24 hours a day.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2013, 10:10 AM