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'Women of the Wall' convenes shofar ceremony

After initially being denied, local police chief allowed 'Women of the Wall' into the Western Wall plaza this morning with shofars.Haim Lev, 9/4/2016, 11:36 AM

'Women of the Wall' to hold a shofar seminar

Women of the Wall are holding a shofar-blowing seminar to teach "women and girls to experience their Judaism without intermediaries."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 6:17 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

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

Birkat Kohanot? Priestess' blessing at the Wall?

Women and men are equal in Judaism and before G-d, but they are different and play different roles. Is that so hard to understand? Paula R. Stern, 4/24/2016, 9:05 PM

J'lem's Old City: Police ready for tourist influx

Visits to Temple Mount, Women of the Wall services limited in effort to keep calm ahead of tourism wave during Passover.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/24/2016, 8:29 AM

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

AG nixes female 'Priestly Blessing' ceremony

Attorney General blocks Women of the Wall from holding 'Birkat Kohanot' ceremony at Kotel alongside Birkat Kohanim.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2016, 1:31 PM

Petition to prevent 'Women’s Priestly Blessing'

Petitioners ask High Court to stop 'offensive and insulting' Priestly Blessing ceremony to be performed by Women of the Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 11:07 AM

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi: WoW is 'satan incarnate'

After group announces its latest provocation, Rabbi Amar says, 'in a civilized country they'd be in a mental hospital.Chaim Lev, 4/15/2016, 10:56 AM

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

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

The Conservative Movement: The Masorti Movement that isn't

The Conservative movement has reached a point of no return in the USA; its members reject opportunities for deeper involvement and it is disappearing. This is not the time for its inaptly named Israeli branch to demand recognition.Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 3/9/2016, 11:34 PM

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

Chief Rabbi says Kotel allocation a mistake

Rabbi Lau said that the real losers from the decision are the Jewish people. "It hurts me to see this, it is a mistake."Haim Lev, 2/6/2016, 11:11 PM

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

Non-Orthodox prayer

What is the impact of the decision to allow egalitarian services at the Western Wall on Jewish tradition?Larry Gordon, 2/4/2016, 7:22 PM

Gov to acknowledge Reform movement for first time

Government expected to accept recommendations on Kotel: 'The Jewish Home should be raising a rumpus."Uzi Baruch, 1/30/2016, 9:54 PM

Chief Rabbi: Temple Mount is not a place for tours

Rabbi David Lau explains why he thinks Jews should refrain from ascending to the Mount, and opines about the Women of the Wall.Eliran Aharon, 12/9/2015, 6:11 PM

Did haredi MK mock MK Ksenia Svetlova's name?

MK Svetlova (Zionist Union) claims MK Mozes purposely mispronounced her name in debate over Women of the Wall, files complaint.Gil Ronen, 12/8/2015, 7:44 PM

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

Women of the Wall: Rabbi should consult his sister

Controversial group disrespects Chief Sephardic Rabbi after he objects to their Hannukah candle lighting initiative.Reut Hadar, 11/29/2015, 9:22 PM

MK compares Women of the Wall, Islamist Murabitat

MK Eichler (UTJ) unleashes firestorm when he compares Women of the Wall to Islamist 'screamers' on Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2015, 1:07 PM

Women of the Wall's Elul 'Secret Mission'

Radical feminist activists successfully smuggle in Torah scroll, rams horns after police yield to their protestations.Orli Harrari, 8/16/2015, 2:51 PM

Women of the Wall 'Almost Caused Bloodshed'

Kotel Rabbi slams provocateurs who took Torah scroll into women's section, sparking scuffle and police intervention.Gil Ronen, 4/20/2015, 12:52 PM

Kotel Rabbi Slams WoW 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

WoW Deny Attempt to 'Smuggle' Torah to the Kotel

Group alleges WoW attempted to sneak Torah scroll in duffel bag into Kotel plaza against police regulations; WoW strenuously deny claims.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2014, 10:08 PM

A7 Director Rabbanit Melamed Meets WoW in Beit El

Representatives of WoW visit the town of Beit El in Samaria and meet with Arutz Sheva Director, air their views and hear her response.Uzi Baruch, 12/30/2013, 9:39 PM

Again, Women of the Wall Provoke Confrontation

Dozens of hareidim confronted Border Police as radical feminist group prayed with tallit and tefillin.Gil Ronen, 12/4/2013, 10:51 AM

US Ambassador Backs Challenge to Jewish Tradition

Dan Shapiro praised Women of the Wall and spoke at their anniversary event, supporting the group's challenge to traditional Jewish practice.Ari Yashar, 11/5/2013, 9:04 PM

Women of the Wall: Keep Orthodox Out

Women of the Wall, in their conditions for accepting new prayer space, demand groups of orthodox women be kept out of Western Wall.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2013, 10:59 PM

'Women Of The Wall Must Prove They're Sincere'

Women For the Wall call on Women of the Wall to show leadership through action: “100 Jews cannot dictate policy to World Jewry.”Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/7/2013, 7:47 PM

'Women of the Wall' Back Down Over Western Wall

The 'Women of the Wall' organization are set to announce that they will hold future prayers at a new site made at Robinson's Arch.Adam Ross, 10/7/2013, 3:07 PM

Women of the Wall Snub New Prayer Area

Dozens of women gather at Western Wall to mark the new month of Cheshvan, avoid new prayer area recently opened.Adam Ross, 10/4/2013, 9:40 AM

Kotel Rabbi: Ignore Women of the Wall

Kotel Rabbi calls not to protest ‘Women of the Wall’ prayers. ‘Keep things quiet.’Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 12:04 PM

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

Women's Group: Cancel Women of the Wall's Sit-In

Women dedicated to preserving traditional sanctity of the Kotel say: "A holy site is no place for political activity."Gil Ronen, 8/26/2013, 8:14 AM

Women of the Wall Say No to Bennett Plan

Separate area for non-Orthodox prayer is not good enough for the women who want to pray like men.Gil Ronen, 8/25/2013, 3:42 PM

Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration

Reform leader incensed by defeat of Women of the Wall: “Police failed to protect freedom of religion.”Gil Ronen, 7/8/2013, 11:23 AM

Hareidi Women Crowd Out 'Women of the Wall'

About 5,000 hareidi women prayed at the Kotel. New Israel Fund provocateurs had to pray at a distance.Gil Ronen, 7/8/2013, 8:35 AM

Hareidi Leaders: Cops Barred Hareidim from Kotel

“We saw police working on behalf of 'Women of the Wall,” said hareidi leaders. “What happened at the Kotel was just unbelievable.”David Lev, 6/9/2013, 4:32 PM

‘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

Kotel Moment of Truth: Youths Asked to Stay Away

Thousands of hareidim, led by rabbis, will face Women of the Wall Sunday. Troublemakers not welcome.Gil Ronen, 6/7/2013, 8:34 AM

Rabbanit Eliyahu: Women of the Wall are 'Crazy'

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu's widow: “They cannot come with tallit and tefillin; We won't let them.”Gil Ronen, 6/6/2013, 10:07 PM

Rabbinate: No 'Women of the Wall' Prayers Just Yet

The Chief Rabbinate reiterated its position against "male-style" prayer groups for women at the Kotel, until an official decision is madeDavid Lev, 6/3/2013, 4:34 PM

Chief Rabbis Get Threats from 'Women of the Wall'

Threatening letters were sent Monday to the offices of Israel's Chief Rabbis, signed by 'Women of the Wall.'David Lev, 6/3/2013, 3:40 PM

Chazak Rabbi: What do Women of the Wall Want?

Rabbi Ilan Meirov of New York's Chazak Organization: Why not heed decisions of chief rabbis and Kotel Rabbi?Arutz Sheva, 5/17/2013, 5:02 AM

Likud MK to Livni: You'll Cause Bloodshed at Kotel

Interior Committee Head, MK Miri Regev, asks Justice Minister to stop meddling in Kotel compromise.Gil Ronen, 5/16/2013, 4:54 PM

Livni: I won't Let Bennett Decide on Kotel

Gender war in the Cabinet? Justice Minister says she won't allow Minister of Religion to decide on Women of Wall.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2013, 10:55 PM

Will Women Clash at Kotel Friday?

Thousands of young hareidi women expected at Kotel for Rosh Chodesh prayers, rabbis told them to avoid clashes with Women of the Wall. Gil Ronen, 5/9/2013, 9:31 PM

Court Sides with Women of Wall

Women who read Bible scroll with tallit not violating court ruling, says judge. MK Lavie agrees.Gil Ronen, 4/25/2013, 8:30 PM

Kotel Rabbi: Please Don't Fight Here

Rabbi asks "zealots on both sides" to take their discord elsewhere.Gil Ronen, 4/25/2013, 7:34 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

MK: Women of the Wall ‘Extremism’ Creates Conflict

MK Ariel criticizes ‘Women of the Wall,’ says their growing extremism will lead to conflict at Jewish holy site.Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2013, 4:58 PM

MKs Join Kotel Women, Prevent their Arrest

Leftist female MKs donned prayer shawls and joined Women of the Wall for provocation at Kotel.Gil Ronen, 3/12/2013, 10:46 AM

Woman Wails at Law at the 'Wall’

A woman activist of the Conservative movement returns to the Western Wall and holds a Torah scroll she uses as a protest object.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/12/2010, 7:13 PM