Provocation at the Western Wall

Dozens of WoW members, leaders of Reform, Conservative movements, try to bring Torah scrolls from egalitarian section into women's section.Yoni Kempinski, 10/30/2019, 10:44 AM

Women of the Wall demand Gantz 'fulfill his promise'

Radical women's organization demands Blue and White, Yisrael Beytenu, refuse to join government unless Western Wall reform is implemented.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 10/28/2019, 10:39 AM

Netanyahu prays at the Kotel

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife prayed at the Western Wall ahead of Tuesday’s elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 1:09 AM

Watch: Tisha B'Av in the heart of Jerusalem

Police, volunteers, work to secure Western Wall and protect worshipers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2019, 10:16 PM

Jennifer Lopez prays at Western Wall

American actress and singer Jennifer Lopez follows Tel Aviv performance with visit to Israel's holiest site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2019, 5:00 PM

Blue and White leader visits Western Wall

MK Benny Gantz says only way to bridge gap between sectors is respectful dialogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2019, 2:20 PM

Watch: Prayers for Fast of Tammuz at Western Wall

Crowds gathered in Kotel plaza since night for prayers and 'selichot' for the Fast of the 17th of Tammuz today.Yoni Kempinski, 7/21/2019, 10:34 AM

Deri: Women of the Wall a 'destructive phenomenon'

Deri responds to petition calling on him to ban Women of the Wall from the Kotel, says he is doing everything in his power to combat group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2018, 9:34 AM

Watch: Second hakafot at Western Wall

At Western Wall, second hakafot begin at holiday's end. Dozens of other events take place throughout country.Yoni Kempinski, 10/1/2018, 8:26 PM

Prayers continue at egalitarian Kotel area despite protests

Hundreds of Jews pray and study Torah at Robinson's Arch despite angry reactions from Reform and Conservative movements.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 4:58 PM

Watch: Yom Kippur eve prayers at the Kotel

Thousands at the Western Wall plaza for Selichot on the eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2018, 12:42 AM

Photos: Selichot at the Kotel

Thousands of people attend Selichot prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2018, 6:28 AM

Over 10,000 expected at Western Wall for 'Day of Jewish Unity'

US Ambassador David Friedman expected to join thousands in mass prayer event at Western Wall ahead of Rosh Hashanna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 12:38 PM

Watch: Notes cleared out from Western Wall

Thousands of notes placed in Western Wall removed ahead of High Holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2018, 2:12 PM

Rubashkin prays at Western Wall

Iowa kosher slaughterhouse executive who was freed from jail in December prayed for "an exceptionally long time".Arutz Sheva , 8/17/2018, 3:39 PM

A taste of Israel

How do I begin to share with you that indefinable feeling of home? Helena Hawkins, 8/1/2018, 3:01 PM

Rabbi urges 'introspection' after disaster narrowly averted

Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz says he is shocked after boulder crashes into egalitarian plaza.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 12:19 PM

'The Reforms' demand is unacceptable'

Minister Regev refuses Netanyahu's request to enlarge the mixed prayer section at the Western Wall.Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2018, 3:36 AM

Putting on tefillin at the Kotel is women's empowerment?

Chabad emissary Rebbetzin Esther Piekarski discusses the Rebbe, his relationship to Israel and his thoughts about women's empowerment.Eliran Aharon, 6/20/2018, 10:40 AM

Will Prince William visit the Western Wall?

Western Wall rabbi says he was asked to investigate possibility of Prince William visiting the Western Wall.Nitsan Keidar, 6/14/2018, 5:57 PM

Women file complaint after being abused by Women of the Wall

Women of the Wall push, verbally abuse, women and teens praying at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2018, 11:30 AM

Jerusalem Day awaits the Redeemer

Why doesn’t all of Israeli society celebrate Jerusalem Day? When will the joyous celebration come to pass?Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 5/13/2018, 1:28 PM

Save our Kotel

Illegitimate strains of purported 'Judaism' brazenly exercise influence to transform Israel into secular culture; Kotel must be protected.Del Simcha, 5/2/2018, 3:59 PM

'Reform is disappearing while the Orthodox community is growing'

Over 40 Orthodox businessmen from the US visit Israel, speak to PM Netanyahu, ministers, and MKs, rebut claims by the Reform Movement.Haim Lev, 2/28/2018, 2:10 PM

Mike Pence: Western Wall visit was ' very inspiring'

Vice President Mike Pence wraps up his trip to Israel with a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 2:43 PM

New synagogue inaugurated in Western Wall tunnels

Synagogue will be open to all wishing to study, pray, and connect to the Creator.Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2017, 10:37 PM

Police Commissioner lights first Hanukkah candle at Western Wall

'Light is similar to love, devotion, and service that can be transferred to others, and that is what every Israeli police officer does.'Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2017, 9:35 PM

Jewish billionaire distributed $100 to anyone singing at Kotel

Chilean billionaire Leonardo Farkas arrives at Western Wall, gives 100 dollar bills to anyone singing Chabad songs.Tzvi Lev, 10/13/2017, 3:49 PM

Watch: Central slichot event at Western Wall

Kotel plaza packed, as Tzfat chief rabbi Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu leads repentance prayers ahead of Yom Kippur.Arutz 20, 9/26/2017, 11:19 AM

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

IDF guides rename Temple Mount

IDF booklet claims Binding of Isaac occurred '4,000 years ago, behind the Western Wall.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 2:33 PM

Rabbis: Western Wall controversy is not about rights at all

Rabbis reject senators' 'inappropriate intervention' in Israeli religious affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 10:33 AM

Mass 'selichot' prayers at Western Wall - in pictures

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar joins thousands of worshippers in mass selichot prayers at Western Wall days ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Shlomi Cohen, 9/15/2017, 9:16 AM

Conservative movement sends angry letter to PM Netanyahu

Conservative movement slams Israel for not 'diversifying' determination of Judaism, calls status quo 'unconscionable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2017, 11:50 AM

Chief Rabbinate: Supreme Court overstepped authority

Chief Rabbinate says Supreme Court cannot force alterations at Western Wall plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 10:00 AM

Yaakov Shwekey 'Flagdance' historic Kotel plaza performance

View selected excerpts in honor of Jerusalem Jubilee celebrations, tens of thousands participate at Western Wall plaza.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2017, 7:39 PM

Watch: Motorcyclists salute Jerusalem police

A group of over 100 motorcyclists come to the Western Wall, show their support for the Israel police.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/29/2017, 12:00 AM

Greenblatt prays at the Kotel

President Trump’s special representative visits the Western Wall after working to resolve tensions in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2017, 11:36 PM

'Reform failed in America'

Former MK says Reform Movement wants Israeli Jews to assimilate, slams Reform for trying to dictate Israel's policies.Benny Tucker, 7/7/2017, 9:03 AM

Jewish Federation CEO: The gap is growing

Arik Goldstein, Jewish Federation of New York Executive Director, responds to government decision to freeze Western Wall plan.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2017, 5:03 PM

Government freezes pro-Reform Western Wall plan

Religious parties score win as plan to create mixed-gender prayer area at Western Wall for Reform Movement shelved.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2017, 3:41 PM

Israeli government gathers in Western Wall tunnels

Government holds meeting discussing making Western Wall more accessible for wheelchairs, affirming new Communications Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 9:13 AM

White House disassociates itself from Kotel comments

White House: Remarks by American diplomats that the Western Wall is not part of Israel do not reflect Trump's position.Nitsan Keidar, 5/16/2017, 12:38 AM

Watch: 'Kotel Cam' Live

Arutz Sheva and ILTV with a special camera at the Western Wall in Jerusalem., 4/24/2017, 7:11 PM

Six Day War Torah scroll to be featured in March of the Living

Torah scroll carried by Rabbi Shlomo Goren at liberation of Western Wall to be included in March of the Living.Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2017, 5:41 PM

When Chabad united the right and left

Coalition Chairman Bitan and Opposition Leader Herzog celebrate at Chabad-organized bar mitzvah for 120 orphans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 11:56 AM

'Media coverage inviting terror attack at Western Wall'

Haredi MK responds to report of lax security at holy site on Shabbat, warns Arab media pushing story could inspire attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 10:46 AM

Sharansky: Reform Jewry the 'final defense' before assimilation

Natan Sharansky, among those spearheading the 'Kotel plan', called for greater openness towards Reform Jews.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2016, 2:06 PM

US Ambassador to Israel summoned for reprimand

Netanyahu summons US Ambassador; new policy guidelines to be announcedMordechai Sones, 12/25/2016, 4:54 PM

Shas submits 'Kotel Law' to the Knesset

Shas submits law that will legally establish the Kotel's halakhic status and is also supported by MKs from Jewish Home and Likud.Chaim Lev, 12/12/2016, 12:14 AM

New proposal regulates the status of the Kotel

Shas MKs propose bill to place the Kotel and the plaza around it under the jurisdiction of Rabbinical Courts and the Chief Rabbinate.Nitzan Kedar, 11/28/2016, 9:18 PM

Jewish Home MK: Supreme Court not authorized to adjudicate Kotel

MK Smotrich writes letter to Attorney General, asks government to tell Supreme Court to leave Western Wall alone.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 11/27/2016, 7:26 PM

JFNA board: Implement Kotel egalitarian space deal

Jewish Federations of North America send letter to Netanyahu, calls for implementation of egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.JTA, 11/15/2016, 3:49 AM

Father of murdered rabbi: Israel not intimidated

Memorial plaque dedicated to memory of terror victims Rabbi Nechemia Levy and Aaron Bennet.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 8:35 PM

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

'Women of the Wall' convenes shofar ceremony at Western Wall

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

Former MK: Reform Movement is trying to uproot halacha

Former Shas MK Rabbi Nissim Ze'ev decries Reform attempts to take over Kotel.Benny Tucker, 7/9/2016, 9:46 PM