On the Reform Movement and Israel

On the Reform Movement and Israel

The Reform Movement cannot be considered a religious stream in Judaism, but its Jewish members are our brothers.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 2/29/2016, 9:04 AM
The Kotel controversy

The Kotel controversy

Why the recent decision to allow a "pluralistic" prayer area at the Western Wall is one of the most divisive acts in Jewish life in decades.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 2/11/2016, 9:35 AM
Women of the Wall Upset as Torah Scroll Banned

Women of the Wall Upset as Torah Scroll Banned

Controversial women’s prayer group allowed in to Kotel, but Torah scroll must remain outside.Maayana Miskin, 1/2/2014, 1:24 PM
Kotel Rabbi: Ignore Women of the Wall

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
‘Women of the Wall’ to Get Separate Prayer Area

‘Women of the Wall’ to Get Separate Prayer Area

Minister Bennett hopes to solve Kotel clashes with a separate prayer space for non-traditional worship.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 2:42 PM
Fears as Ramadan meets ‘Women of the Wall’

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
Hareidi Women Crowd Out 'Women of the Wall'

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
Friday Marks Ahavat Hinam 'Unconditional Love' Day

Friday Marks Ahavat Hinam 'Unconditional Love' Day

The "ugly" Women of the Wall incident last month prompted an Israeli educator to create "Unconditional Love Day" on Friday. , 6/7/2013, 12:20 PM
Kotel Moment of Truth: Youths Asked to Stay Away

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'

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
More Hate Mail over ‘Women of the Wall’

More Hate Mail over ‘Women of the Wall’

Another hate letter sent over ‘Women of the Wall’ issue. WoW condemns threats.Maayana Miskin, 6/5/2013, 1:58 PM
‘Women of the Wall’ Prepare for Second Round

‘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
Rabbi Criticizes Women of the Wall, Hareidi Thugs

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
Kotel Rabbi: Pray for Unity

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
Public Split over ‘Kotel Women’

Public Split over ‘Kotel Women’

Poll finds most men, secular Israelis support ‘Women of the Wall’ demand at Kotel.Maayana Miskin, 5/12/2013, 12:44 PM
Women of the Wall: We’re 'Liberating' the Kotel

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 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
New Group Counters Provocative 'Women of the Wall'

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

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 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
Court Sides with Women of Wall

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
Sharansky: Make Room at Kotel for Mixed Prayer

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
MK: Women of the Wall ‘Extremism’ Creates Conflict

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

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
Kotel Women Strike Again, Police Detain 10

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