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Man Sues for Police Violence at Kotel

A man sprayed with tear gas after trying to bring a musical instrument to the Western Wall.Maayana Miskin, 8/7/2013, 9:01 PM

Fears as Ramadan meets ‘Women of the Wall’

Police ask thousands of orthodox Jewish women not to pray at Kotel in an attempt to maintain calm.Maayana Miskin, 8/6/2013, 6:40 PM

Thousands Stream to Kotel for Tisha B'av

Thousands of people came to the Kotel Monday night to mark Tisha B'av, commemorating the destruction of the Holy Temples.David Lev, 7/15/2013, 9:27 PM

Rabbanit: Women Can Unify the Jewish People

Thousands of women will hold a special prayer session for the safety of world Jewry on MondayDavid Lev, 7/4/2013, 2:00 PM

Druze Guard Indicted for Murder in Kotel Killing

Indictment handed down against a security guard who several weeks ago opened fire on a Jew visiting the Kotel, killing him.David Lev, 7/4/2013, 10:18 AM

Guard Shot Kotel Jew After 'Verbal Confrontation'

Security guard who shot dead a Jewish man at Western Wall is suspected of murder after " verbal confrontation."Rina Tzvi , 6/25/2013, 8:14 PM

Remand of Kotel Shooter Extended

Court extends by five days the remand of the security guard who shot and killed a Jewish man at the Western Wall.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2013, 11:04 PM

Security Guard Shot Jew who Yelled Allahu Akbar

A Jewish man has been killed in a shooting at the Kotel.Maayana Miskin & Ernie Singer, 6/21/2013, 8:07 AM

Court Awards Damages to Mother Over False Arrest

The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court has awarded thousands of shekels in damages to a Hevron mother after her false arrest by police.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2013, 2:05 PM

Clinton at Kotel: 'Eye Opening Experience'

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visits the Kotel, expresses “continued admiration” for Jewish heritage.Rina Tzvi , 6/18/2013, 5:28 PM

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

‘Women of the Wall’ Prepare for Second Round

The Women of the Wall group prepares for a repeat of last month’s conflict at the Kotel.Maayana Miskin, 6/4/2013, 5:20 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

Rabbi Criticizes Women of the Wall, Hareidi Thugs

New York Rabbi takes both sides of Kotel dispute to task, and shares thoughts on this week’s Torah portion.Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/24/2013, 12:33 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

Arab Breaks Chair on Elderly Jew's Head

Scenes reminiscent of 1920s and 30s becoming commonplace in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 5/13/2013, 8:48 AM

Kotel Rabbi: Pray for Unity

Rabbi of Kotel calls to end recent conflict through government regulation, prayer.Maayana Miskin, 5/12/2013, 2:35 PM

Women of the Wall: We’re 'Liberating' the Kotel

Head of ‘Women of the Wall’ group compares provocation-causing group to soldiers who fought for Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 5/10/2013, 2:11 PM

Conflict at Kotel as Women of the Wall Pray

Conflict at the Western Wall as women attempt non-traditional prayer gathering.Maayana Miskin, 5/10/2013, 9:02 AM

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

New Group Counters Provocative 'Women of the Wall'

"Leave the Western Wall alone," a new group, Women For the Wall, tells provocative Women of the Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2013, 5:46 AM

A Rabbinic Group Supports ‘Third Kotel’ Plan

The Beit Hillel rabbinic group throws its weight behind creation of mixed prayer section at the Western Wall.Maayana Miskin, 5/5/2013, 10:42 AM

MK Slams Women of the Wall: ‘Fake Judaism’

MK Menachem Moses against ‘provocation’ of women’s prayer group using men’s prayer.Maayana Miskin, 5/1/2013, 8:52 AM

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

10,000 at Kotel Yom Haatzmaut Prayer

Deputy Religions Minister Rabbi Ben Dahan: "On this day, the power of the nation is revealed."Gil Ronen, 4/16/2013, 9:13 AM

Women of Wall Accused of Hiding True Intentions

WoW Leader Anat Hoffman, interviewed on BBC, divulges longterm goals for the Kotel and the rest of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2013, 9:50 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

Sharansky: Make Room at Kotel for Mixed Prayer

Jewish Agency head calls to extend Kotel with section for men and women together.Chana Ya'ar, Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 12:18 PM

Huge Crowds at Birkat Kohanim

Tens of thousands participated in the traditional Birkat Kohanim mass priestly blessing that took place Thursday morning at the KotelDavid Lev, 3/28/2013, 8:29 AM

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

Thousands Unite in Prayer for Rabbi Yaakov Yosef

Despite political tension, hareidi and Zionist religious unite in prayer for ailing rabbi. Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2013, 9:15 AM

10.5 Million Kotel Visits in 2012

Police data shows 10.5 million trips to the Western Wall in 2012. Israel finally expands Kotel facilities.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 12:53 PM

Arab Group: Kotel is a Muslim Site

An Israeli Arab group says, Israel is “defiling the holiness" of the Kotel - as defined by Islam - by conducting Jewish prayers there.David Lev, 2/21/2013, 2:54 PM

Kotel Women Strike Again, Police Detain 10

About 100 Kotel women held prayers at the Kotel Plaza in contravention of a High Court decision. Gil Ronen, 2/11/2013, 11:44 AM

Holocaust Survivors Finally Get Their Bar Mitzva

A unique Bar Mitzvah ceremony took place at the Kotel - ot for thirteen year old kids, but for a group of Holocaust survivorsDavid Lev, 2/4/2013, 10:00 PM

Reform Groups Demand 'Reform' of Kotel Policies

Reform groups filed a petition with the High Court demanding the removal of Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovich as Rabbi of the Kotel.David Lev, 1/7/2013, 1:46 AM

A Prayer from a Wheelchair at the Kotel

Magen David and Police made an exception to allow a man to pray at the Kotel when he explained his illness may not allow him another chance.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2013, 10:48 AM

US Liberal Jews’ War on Orthodoxy at Kotel

US Liberal Jews press Netanyahu to overthrow Jewish custom at the Wall and let women pray with men’s religious prayer shawls there. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 12:33 PM

NY Times Strikes Again, Promotes Women of the Wall

A NY Times article pitches a campaign by “Women of Wall” and unintentionally reveals the real issue: Who decides Jewish law? Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 7:14 PM

Hamas, Abbas’ New Partner, Say Kotel Is Islamic

Hamas’ official Al Qassam website quotes a senior cleric that “facts and history” prove the Western Wall is not Jewish property. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 5:51 PM

Signed Checks Found at Kotel Leave Police Bemused

Jerusalem police were left bewildered after finding signed checks worth around half a billion dollars at the Western Wall on Wednesday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/19/2012, 8:16 PM

Prime Minister: Kotel will Remain Jewish Forever

Prime Minister lights eighth Hannukah candle at Kotel, and has some words for Palestinians.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2012, 8:08 PM

Chief Rabbi Lights Hanukkah Candles at Kotel Katan

Hanukkah candle lighting have been taking place at the Small Wall, or Kotel HaKatan, in the Old City of Jerusalem. Ben Bresky, 12/13/2012, 8:28 PM

Mass Prayer for Israeli Soldiers at Western Wall

Jews are called to gather Sunday at the Western Wall at 4 pm to pray for Israel's soldiers in their fight against Gaza terrorists.Hana Levi Julian, 11/18/2012, 9:47 AM

Clip Highlights Bond Between Jews and Jerusalem

Composer and writer Cecelia Margules releases a video production of her song "Let Us Build", a musical tribute to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2012, 7:51 AM

Holocaust Survivors Celebrate Belated Bar Mitzvah

Holocaust survivors belatedly celebrated their coming-of-age in a moving ceremony at the Western Wall.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 11:05 AM

Video: Thousands Pray at Dawn at Western Wall

Thousands of Jews prayed Sunday at sunrise on “Hoshana Raba”, the last day of the seven-day Sukkot holiday and the eve of Simchat Torah. Yoni Kempinski and Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/7/2012, 11:00 AM

Rabbi Arrested on Temple Mount for Praying

On the eve of the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah, at least three Jews, one a rabbi, and one Arab were arrested on the Temple Mount.Chana Ya'ar, 10/7/2012, 10:52 AM

Video: Jews Pushed Out of Kotel Plaza

Police pushed out Jews who wanted to ascend to the Temple Mount, hindering entry to the Kotel, too. Gil Ronen, 10/5/2012, 2:14 PM

Thousands Deliver Priestly Blessing at Kotel

The Priestly Blessing, chanted by thousands of male descendants of High Priest Aaron, delivered Wednesday from the Western Wall. Uzi Baruch, Hana Levi Julian, 10/3/2012, 9:41 AM

Thousands Participate in Selichot at Kotel

Tens of thousands take part in the last Selichot prayers before Yom Kippur at the Kotel (Western Wall).Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 4:14 AM

PA Angered by Bar Mitzvah Tradition

PA rep. expresses outrage over the tradition of celebrating bar mitzvahs at the Western Wall. Rabbi: They’re embarrassing themselves.Maayana Miskin, 9/23/2012, 6:18 PM

'World's Largest Mezuzah' Affixed at Kotel

Bronze mezuzah is 1.4 meters long, 25 cm. wide, and weighs 40 kg. The parchment is 60 cm. high.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 8/28/2012, 3:14 AM