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Haredi women call on Western Wall rabbi to end body searches

Haredi women call on Western Wall rabbi to end body searches

Group of haredi women pen letter to Rabbi of Western Wall, asking him to put an end to the invasive searches they were forced to undergo.Tzvi Lev, 01/02/2018 17:12
Feminist group wants Western Wall rabbi stripped of immunity

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, 25/09/2017 12:54
Kotel Rabbi: UNESCO forfeited its right to exist

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, 18/10/2016 20:44
Women of the Wall director detained by police

Women of the Wall director detained by police

Police investigate Lesley Sachs for smuggling Torah scroll into Kotel women's section, violating regulations and agreements with state.Orli Baruch, 07/06/2016 11:47
Gov has 3 months to come up with new Kotel plan

Gov has 3 months to come up with new Kotel plan

Court tells government to present new plan within three months, refuses to give temporary injunction against Women of the Wall.JTA, 05/04/2016 11:07
Women of the Wall break their promises

Women of the Wall break their promises

In negotiations on new Reform Kotel prayer space Women of Wall promised AG not to smuggle in Torah scrolls - today they were at it again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2016 11:14
Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate Council implicitly criticizes Rabbi Rabinowitz for promoting the government’s outlined division of Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2016 19:26
Kotel rabbi opposes women Hanukkah lighting

Kotel rabbi opposes women Hanukkah lighting

After deputy state attorney calls to integrate women in state lighting ceremony, rabbi asks why special section not being used.Ben Shaul, 01/12/2015 20:01
Watch: Soldier Survives Stabbing, Prays at Kotel

Watch: Soldier Survives Stabbing, Prays at Kotel

Prayers of thanks and surprises by unit for officer released from hospital, who was critically wounded by Arab terrorist in Old City.Rafael Levy, Ari Yashar, 01/07/2015 19:12
IDF Rabbi Pulled From Traditional Kotel Ceremony

IDF Rabbi Pulled From Traditional Kotel Ceremony

Kotel rabbi to demand answers on status quo change, as chief education officer replaces rabbi amid report of weakening rabbinate.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 04/06/2015 19:53
Chief Rabbi Lau: Next Year on the Temple Mount

Chief Rabbi Lau: Next Year on the Temple Mount

At mass priestly blessing, chief rabbis add their blessings to Jewish people; 'Next year may we be blessed up at top of the Mount.'Meir Sela, Ari Yashar, 06/04/2015 13:43
Kotel Rabbi Slams WoW Torah Smuggling

Kotel Rabbi Slams WoW Torah Smuggling

Group posts pictures of 'first Torah reading' at Kotel women's section breaching regulations and tradition, after sneaking in mini scroll.Ari Yashar, 24/10/2014 13:21
Kotel Rabbi: 'Temple Mount Turned to Terror Base'

Kotel Rabbi: 'Temple Mount Turned to Terror Base'

Temple Mount merely 'a platform for political struggle' for Arabs says rabbi of the Kotel, calling on world to condemn violence.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014 13:31
Kotel Rabbi Tells Pope: 'We Have Returned Home'

Kotel Rabbi Tells Pope: 'We Have Returned Home'

Rabbi says Jews merited great miracle to return home after scorn of exile, quotes prophets on world learning Torah from Israel.Ari Yashar, 26/05/2014 10:11
After Hate Graffiti, Where are the Muslim Leaders?

After Hate Graffiti, Where are the Muslim Leaders?

Western Wall Rabbi laments that while Jewish leaders denounce hate crimes against all religions, Muslim leaders remain silent.Uzi Baruch, 07/05/2014 16:23
‘What Have You Done to the Western Wall?’

‘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, 09/06/2013 10:26
Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?

Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?

The Ministry of Religious Affairs, along with the “Beautiful Israel” organization, will be sponsoring a “most beautiful mikveh” contestDavid Lev, 28/04/2013 20:45
Kotel Rav: 'Uproot the Divisive Women of the Wall'

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, 11/04/2013 13:03
Western Wall Rabbi 'Cannot Forgive the Mufti'

Western Wall Rabbi 'Cannot Forgive the Mufti'

The Western Wall Rabbi says Israelis “cannot forgive the Mufti” for saying that only by killing Jews can Muslims proceed to Paradise.Chana Ya'ar, 23/01/2012 21:33