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'I'm Zionist, secular - and Orthodox'

Science and Technology Minister favors Kotel agreement, says left needs to learn to accept election losses in both Israel and US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 4:39 PM

Republican leader in Israel: Great news for Israel

Watch: Arutz Sheva speaks with Marc Zell about the victory, the hopes and the gratitude.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2016, 5:56 AM

MK Cohen-Paran:Why pray at Western Wall

MK Yael Cohen-Paran (Zionist Union) criticized the fact that Knesset Interior Committee said psalms during visit to the Western Wall.Yoel Domb, 11/8/2016, 1:58 PM

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

Interior Committee head David Amsalem said that the Western Wall Arrangement should be cancelled and the original arrangement reinstalled.Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2016, 1:35 PM

Western Wall had gender separation 115 years ago

Liba Center releases history of partition between men and women at western wall, showing that partition existed 115 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 10:26 PM

The next provocation from Women of the Wall

Leader of Women of the Wall calls on the Rabbi of the Kotel to bring a large menorah to the women's section during Hannukah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 8:40 PM

'Launch criminal investigation of Women of the Wall'

Liba Center calls for criminal investigation into actions of leftist groups which led to brawl at Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 9:15 PM

Rabbinate exits Western Wall tour over Reform participation

Israeli Rabbinate backs out of Knesset committee's tour of Western Wall after Reform movement says it will take part.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2016, 7:18 PM

'Prevent provocations at the Western Wall'

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulai asks Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to intervene and prevent provocations at the Western Wall.Yoel Domb, 11/3/2016, 4:11 PM

PM: Reform provocations prevent achieving a compromise

Prime Minister Netanyahu said Wednesday that violent events taking place at the Western Wall prevent achieving a compromise on the matter.Orly Harari, 11/2/2016, 2:53 PM

Brawl at the Western Wall

'Women of the Wall' demonstration sparks clashes with worshippers at holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2016, 8:50 AM

UNESCO passes new anti-Israel resolution

Measure demands Israel cease efforts against Jerusalem holy places, again ignores Jewish ties to Temple Mount.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2016, 12:24 PM

'Why isn''t Obama fighting anti-Israel UNESCO resolutions?'

As new UNESCO resolution denying Jewish ties to Jerusalem looms, Ted Cruz rips Obama administration for ignoring bipartisan opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 7:48 AM

Jewish worshipers flock to the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Thousands of Jewish worshipers from all over the world and Israel await Birkat HaCohanim, the Priestly Blessing, at the Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 9:39 AM

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

Arab countries continue to dominate UNESCO

Arab members of UNESCO combine to replace ambassador who would not ratify the decision denying Jewish connection to Temple Mount.Nitzan Keidar, 10/17/2016, 7:40 PM

UNESCO official urges delay in vote on anti-Israel resolutions

Michael Worbs, who chairs UNESCO's executive board, calls for vote on resolutions denying Jewish connection to Jerusalem to be delayed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/14/2016, 11:20 PM

UNESCO chief criticizes anti-Israel resolution

UNESCO Director General speaks out against resolution that disregards the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/14/2016, 9:11 PM

U.S. lawmakers blast UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Jerrold Nadler condemn UNESCO resolution which denies Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Kotel.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2016, 6:43 AM

PA officials pleased with anti-Israel UNESCO resolution

PA officials welcome UNESCO resolution denying Jewish connection to Jerusalem, say it sends a message to Israel to "end the occupation".Elad Benari, 10/14/2016, 12:02 AM

Hotovely: UNESCO decision an 'affront' to Jews and Christians

Deputy Foreign Minister says UNESCO resolution denying Jewish connection to Kotel a disgrace and an attack on both Jews and Christians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2016, 8:33 PM

Israel turns to Vatican for help at UN

Israel asked the Vatican's representative to UNESCO to work to convince nations not to deny Jewish connection to JerusalemGary Willig, 10/13/2016, 4:33 PM

United Nations: Western Wall not Jewish

UNESCO resolution expected to pass not only denies Temple Mount's Jewish ties, but also portrays Western Wall as Muslim holy site.Nitsan Keidar, 10/13/2016, 8:28 AM

U.S. lawmakers urge UNESCO not to rewrite Jerusalem's history

Ros-Lehtinen and Cruz lead bipartisan effort urging UNESCO to reject resolution describing the Temple Mount as holy Muslim site.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/11/2016, 8:49 PM

Conservatives, Reform sue over Western Wall egalitarian plan

Reform and Conservative movements ask Supreme Court to order government to follow through on egalitarian prayer area next to the Kotel.JTA, 10/7/2016, 4:58 AM

MK Gafni: Supreme court judges are advising Reform movement

In the wake of attorney-general Mandelblit's decision regarding Western Wall, MK Gafni accused High Court judges of political intervention.Haim Lev, 9/22/2016, 11:14 AM

Letters to God delivered to Western Wall

Hundreds of letters addressed delivered to the Western Wall as is traditional before the High Holidays.JTA, 9/22/2016, 4:43 AM

Supreme Court: Why hasn't Kotel plan been executed?

Court rips government for failure to implement its decision to create a prayer space for Reform movement in Kotel Plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 12:39 PM

Watch: Worshippers rescue cat stuck inside Western Wall

Jews praying by the Western Wall discovered a cat stuck between the stones of the holy site - and found an original way to extricate him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2016, 9:49 PM

Watch: Together as one

Caught on camera: Israel unites at the Western Wall, societal differences forgotten on the national day of mourning.Rachel Kaplan, 8/14/2016, 2:55 PM

Reform leaders demand prayer space at Western Wall

Leaders of the reform movement send letter to Netanyahu demanding mixed-gender prayer space at Western Wall for liberal streams of JudaismTal Polon, 7/12/2016, 8:06 PM

Reform worshippers clash with haredi protesters at Western Wall

Tensions run high as Reform and Conservative visitors clash with protesters at Western Wall, amid controversy over 'alternative' prayers.Shai Landesman, 7/7/2016, 11:39 AM

Chief rabbis warn Netanyahu: No deals with Reform movement

Rabbis Yosef and Lau say Reform movement must not gain influence in Israel, especially at the Western Wall.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2016, 9:46 PM

Interview with 1967 IDF iconic warrior

One single iconic and chilling image depicted the moment of reunification of Jerusalem in 1967. ILTV speaks with one of the Kotel heroes.ILTV, 5/13/2016, 6:01 AM

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

Netanyahu remains committed to changes in Kotel

Prime Minister reiterates commitment to a decision to create a new prayer space for Reform and Conservative Jews at the Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2016, 1:15 AM

Meeting between Netanyahu and chief rabbis canceled

Scheduled meeting on allocation of a non-Orthodox prayer space at the Kotel abruptly canceled.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2016, 3:46 AM

'Coalition should have collapsed on Reform Kotel'

Ex-Minister Yishai slams haredi and religious parties for not saying 'no' to new prayer space, calls Reform 'disappearing Judaism.'Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 5:15 PM

Historic letter by leading rabbis forbids Kotel division

In light of new Reform prayer space, letter from top rabbis in early 1970s published, revealing fierce opposition to division into sections.Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 10:59 PM

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

Netanyahu blasts minister's attack on Reform Jews

PM stresses Reform Jews are 'part and parcel' of Jewish people and deserve respect after Yariv Levin slams them for assimilation.Cynthia Blank, 2/3/2016, 6:01 PM

Government approves egalitarian prayer section at Western Wall

Government approves egalitarian prayer section near Robinson's arch, promises to make it respectable and accessible to all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 3:05 PM

PA government claims: Israel implementing a 'bi-national state'

PA government blasts Israel and the city of Jerusalem for "defiling" the Western Wall and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 12/9/2015, 5:43 AM

Netanyahu: Israel is a candle in the darkness

PM Netanyahu lights first Hanukkah candle in Jerusalem, says Israel is fighting for its existence and independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2015, 1:16 AM

Palestinian cleric: The Western Wall belongs to the Muslims

Palestinian Arab claims Muslims are the legal owners of the Western Wall and no other person or entity are entitled to it.Dalit Halevi, 10/23/2015, 5:12 AM

PA Drops UNESCO Kotel Bid - Partially

PA backs down on claiming Kotel as a Muslim site, but is still trying to claim Cave of Machpelah and Rachel's Tomb.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2015, 9:48 AM

Lapid to British FM: UNESCO Bid Part of PA's Incitement

Yesh Atid chairman asks Britain’s Foreign Secretary to thwart PA initiative to pass resolution on Kotel at UNESCO.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2015, 5:13 AM

American Lawmakers Urge Action Against UNESCO Kotel Resolution

Reps Nita Lowey and Ted Deutch ask ambassador to UNESCO to work to block the PA from claiming Kotel as its own.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2015, 5:17 AM

'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 7:07 PM

PA Tries to Claim Western Wall at UNESCO as 'Muslim Site'

Proposal, likely to pass due to Muslim majority, would have Kotel renamed Buraq Plaza and made part of Al-Aqsa Mosque.Ari Yashar, 10/16/2015, 3:09 PM

Before Yom Kippur, 100,000 Attend Selichot at the Western Wall

Jews from across the religious and demographic spectrum gathered in Jerusalem for last penitentiary prayers before Yom Kippur.Tova Dvorin, 9/22/2015, 8:04 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Kotel

Hundreds at Selichot at the Western Wall in the presence of Chief Rabbi David Lau, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat, ministers and MKs.Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2015, 12:36 AM

Watch: Hundreds Pray at Western Wall on Jerusalem Day

Major rabbis and popular Israeli singer hold special prayer session honoring Israel's sovereignty over the capital.Yishai Karov, 5/17/2015, 11:48 AM

Watch: Arabs Try to Ruin Independence Day Festivities

Groups of Arabs attempted to incite confrontation with Israelis celebrating Independence Day in the Old City of Jerusalem.Sarah Leah Lawent, Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 2:34 PM

Hundreds Flock to Kotel for Independence Day Prayers

Rabbi Uri Sherki, who ended shiva for his murdered son, leads emotional prayer session to bridge Memorial, Independence Days.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2015, 10:28 PM

Bennett Calls for Unity at Last-Minute Kotel Visit

'We are strong together,' Jewish Home chairman urges, less than 24 hours before the vote.Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2015, 5:24 PM

Watch Live: Snow at the Western Wall

Snow has arrived in Jerusalem and the city is being covered in white. Watch live as the snow falls on the Western Wall in the Old City.Arutz Sheva, 2/19/2015, 11:30 PM