Shas submits 'Kotel Law' to the KnessetShas submits law that will legally establish the Kotel's halakhic status and is also supported by MKs from Jewish Home and Likud.
New proposal regulates the status of the KotelShas MKs propose bill to place the Kotel and the plaza around it under the jurisdiction of Rabbinical Courts and the Chief Rabbinate.
Jewish Home MK: Supreme Court not authorized to adjudicate KotelMK Smotrich writes letter to Attorney General, asks government to tell Supreme Court to leave Western Wall alone.
JFNA board: Implement Kotel egalitarian space dealJewish Federations of North America send letter to Netanyahu, calls for implementation of egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.
Father of murdered rabbi: Israel not intimidatedMemorial plaque dedicated to memory of terror victims Rabbi Nechemia Levy and Aaron Bennet.
Letters to God delivered to Western WallHundreds of letters addressed delivered to the Western Wall as is traditional before the High Holidays.
'Women of the Wall' convenes shofar ceremony at Western WallAfter initially being denied, local police chief allowed 'Women of the Wall' into the Western Wall plaza this morning with shofars.
Former MK: Reform Movement is trying to uproot halachaFormer Shas MK Rabbi Nissim Ze'ev decries Reform attempts to take over Kotel.
Petition calls to ban mixed prayers at the KotelPetition argues egalitarian prayer goes against 'local custom' defined by the Protection of Holy Places Law.
Brazil 'regrets' UNESCO vote denying Jewish link to KotelBrazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra says his country will change its vote on UNESCO motion, which declared Jewish sites 'Muslim.'
Major security reinforcements at Kotel following terror attackJerusalem police beef up security personnel on and around Temple Mount as the first Friday of Ramadan approaches.
Jerusalem Day: Returning to the KotelThe story of that miraculous day in June 1967.
50 Holocaust survivors have a delayed Bar MitzvahIn a moving ceremony at the Kotel, 50 survivors denied their Bar or Bat Mitzvah by Nazis finally get the opportunity to do so.
Florida official has belated bar mitzvah at Western WallFlorida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, candidate for Senate, recently 'came out' as Jewish.
Petition to prevent 'Women’s Priestly Blessing' at KotelPetitioners ask High Court to stop 'offensive and insulting' Priestly Blessing ceremony to be performed by Women of the Wall.
22 sick children celebrate bar and bat mitzvahs at the KotelKav Lachayim brings 22 sick children from around the country together for an emotional bar and bat mitzvah ceremony at the Kotel.
Archaeology Council warns 'Reform Kotel' will destroy historyIsraeli Archaeology Council writes to Netanyahu, Regev and Antiquities Authority, demanding plan for new prayer space be stopped.
Government has three months to come up with new Kotel planCourt tells government to present new plan within three months, refuses to give temporary injunction against Women of the Wall.
Looking for new agreement with ReformAgriculture Minister Uri Ariel, Chief Rabbi David Lau discuss how to best oppose moves to officially recognize Reform, change Kotel status.
Reform movement warns NetanyahuIn message to PM, Reform leaders demand Kotel decision remain, indicate compromise on mikvaot. Netanyahu promises to help 'quietly.'
Women of the Wall break their promisesIn negotiations on new Reform Kotel prayer space Women of Wall promised AG not to smuggle in Torah scrolls - today they were at it again.
Cabinet discusses Kotel arrangements - 46 years ago1970 account shows Labor Ministers opposed Kotel partition even then.
Archaeologists: Kotel plan 'will cause sorrow for generations'Archaeologists warn that government's plan to modify Kotel plaza would hurt Israel's cultural heritage, strategic assets.
Array of rabbis on Kotel: Don't act without Chief RabbinateElders' Forum of National Religious Rabbis publishes statement on dividing Kotel, asking gov not to take unilateral steps.
Netanyahu remains committed to changes in KotelPrime Minister reiterates commitment to a decision to create a new prayer space for Reform and Conservative Jews at the Kotel.
Demonstrators to Religion Minister: Don't give in to ReformDozens gather outside of Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulai's house with signs reading 'One Kotel - One People,' 'No to Reform money.'
Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel RabbiChief Rabbinate Council implicitly criticizes Rabbi Rabinowitz for promoting the government’s outlined division of Kotel.
Ex-Prime Minister's ruling on Kotel authorityIn discussion over authority transfer for new Reform prayer space, Chief Rabbi brings Levy Eshkol's words from after the Six Day War.
'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.'
Historic letter by leading rabbis forbids Kotel divisionIn light of new Reform prayer space, letter from top rabbis in early 1970s published, revealing fierce opposition to division into sections.
Non-Orthodox prayerWhat is the impact of the decision to allow egalitarian services at the Western Wall on Jewish tradition?
Will the Palestinians thwart Reform Kotel plaza?PA religious leadership strongly condemns planned new non-Orthodox prayer section at 'Muslim site,' calling it breach of international law.
MK Ariel: Reform prayer at Kotel an attack on 'Jewish tradition'Ahead of cabinet vote on allowing egalitarian prayer services at Kotel, Uri Ariel says initiative will only spur 'conflict and division.'
Jewish Home divided on Reform prayer at KotelUri Ariel blasts change to 'status quo' at Kotel while Bennett and Shaked appear primed to vote in favor of proposal to allow Reform prayer.
Government to acknowledge Reform movement for first timeGovernment expected to accept recommendations on Kotel: 'The Jewish Home should be raising a rumpus."
Terror victim Naor Shalev celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the KotelTwo months after nearly losing his life in brutal Pisgat Ze'ev stabbing, Naor Shalev is called up to the Torah at the Kotel.
Teen terror victim to light eighth candle at KotelNaor Shalev, critically injured in a stabbing in Pisgat Ze'ev, will light the final candle of Hanukkah in public Kotel ceremony.
Kotel and 'Al-Aqsa' top Facebook’s ‘check-in' listBinyamin Netanyahu is 10th most talked about politician according to Facebook
Netanyahu: Israel is a candle in the darknessPM Netanyahu lights first Hanukkah candle in Jerusalem, says Israel is fighting for its existence and independence.
Kotel rabbi opposes women Hanukkah lightingAfter deputy state attorney calls to integrate women in state lighting ceremony, rabbi asks why special section not being used.
Biggest Jewish event ever: 5 million to pray togetherThis coming Sunday, group hopes to get five million people all over the world to say the 'Tikun Haklali' together.
Palestinian cleric: The Western Wall belongs to the MuslimsPalestinian Arab claims Muslims are the legal owners of the Western Wall and no other person or entity are entitled to it.
PA Drops UNESCO Kotel Bid - PartiallyPA backs down on claiming Kotel as a Muslim site, but is still trying to claim Cave of Machpelah and Rachel's Tomb.
UNESCO Chief Blasts PA Attempt to Claim Kotel as Muslim SiteDirector-General issues statement 'deploring' proposal, backed by Arab states, to claim Kotel as part of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Diaspora Jews Livid at PA Bid to Claim the Kotel at UNESCOJewish leaders in the United States, Europe condemn proposal to claim Western Wall as Muslim site as 'an affront to Jews everywhere.'
American Lawmakers Urge Action Against UNESCO Kotel ResolutionReps Nita Lowey and Ted Deutch ask ambassador to UNESCO to work to block the PA from claiming Kotel as its own.
'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.
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.
Watch: Worshipers, Visitors Not Deterred by Jerusalem ViolenceJewish worshipers at the Kotel this morning tell Arutz Sheva why last night's terrorist attacks only strengthened their resolve to come.
Watch: Chief Rabbi Leads Prayer Rally at the KotelSephardic Chief Rabbi Yosef calls prayers to show defiance after stabbing attack, urges Jews to turn out at site in demand for security.
Arab 'Screamers' Harass Officials Visiting KotelArab women wail at Jerusalem officials visiting the Western Wall through the Damascus Gate route.
PA Media: Birkat Kohanim? Jewish 'Desecration of Al-Buraq Wall'Forget the Temple Mount - Palestinian Press Agency says Western Wall is Muslim, Jewish Priestly Blessings 'desecrate' it.
Thousands Flock to Kotel for Birkat Kohanim, HakhelSecurity forces have reinforced the Old City since dawn as thousands expected to attend special ceremonies.
Watch: Terrified Jewish Children Hounded by Muslim MobDifficult to watch: Children cry as Arab mobs target Jewish families on the way to the Kotel in Old City of Jerusalem over Sukkot.
Before Yom Kippur, 100,000 Attend Selichot at the Western WallJews from across the religious and demographic spectrum gathered in Jerusalem for last penitentiary prayers before Yom Kippur.
Watch: Selichot at the KotelHundreds at Selichot at the Western Wall in the presence of Chief Rabbi David Lau, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat, ministers and MKs.
Jewish Home MK: Israelis Are Afraid to Visit the KotelArab terror preventing Israelis from coming to Western Wall to pray, says MK Smotrich - and something must be done.