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Husband of coalition chair: 'Conversion reform won't happen'

Shmulik Silman, husband of MK Idit Silman, says, 'Everyone has red lines, she won't sell her portion in the World to Come.'

Husband of coalition chair: 'Conversion reform won't happen'

Coalition chair Idit Silman: I won't support the Western Wall Compromise

"We should maintain the Orthodox character of the Kotel Hama'aravi; if we stick to our ideology, coalition will endure."

Coalition chair: I won't support the Western Wall Compromise

Report: Bennett refused Reform demand to approve Western Wall plan

PM Bennett concerned approval of Western Wall plan will lead to mass protests, report says.

Bennett refused Reform demand to approve Western Wall plan

Will controversial Western Wall plan be dug up again?

Israeli PM Bennett scheduled to meet next week with Reform 'rabbis' from US to discuss Western Wall compromise.

Will controversial Western Wall plan be dug up again?

Reform, Conservative movements lash out at Bennett

‘Infuriating and upsetting’: Liberal Jewish movements condemn Israeli PM’s decision not to implement Western Wall agreement.

Reform, Conservative movements lash out at Bennett

Reform movement protests investment in Western Wall plaza

"They could have sent a message of reconciliation to Jews around the world by implementing Western Wall Compromise plan instead."

Reform movement protests investment in Western Wall plaza

Chabad joins battle against Western Wall compromise

'No compromise is relevant' when it comes to Western Wall plan, leading Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi writes.

Chabad joins battle against Western Wall compromise

Senior Gov. officials: Western Wall compromise frozen

Officials tell Israel National News Yamina MKs divided on Western Wall compromise, coalition doesn't want issue to benefit opposition.

Senior Gov. officials: Western Wall compromise frozen

Report: Bennett government freezes Western Wall reform plan

Under pressure from the Right, Bennett's government reportedly halts plan to create larger, permanent egalitarian prayer space at Kotel.

Report: Bennett government freezes Western Wall reform plan

Kotel Compromise Plan nearing implementation

Reform groups due to meet with Cabinet Secretary on Tuesday; PM expected to push for Plan within next few weeks.

Kotel Compromise Plan nearing implementation

Survey: Most Israelis don't want Knesset to decide on Kotel Compromise

Survey also found that 47% of Jewish Israelis support Compromise Plan - but 59% of Israelis don't know what the Plan is...

Most Israelis don't want Knesset to decide on Kotel Compromise

'No chance' haredi parties will join a government that backs the Kotel Compromise

"If the government goes ahead with the plan, we'll go out en masse to protest the desecration of the holy site."

'No chance' haredim will join govt that backs Kotel Compromise

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.

Women of the Wall demand Gantz 'fulfill his promise'

Who does the Western Wall belong to?

Chief Rabbis demand regulations for the preservation of holy sites be changed so that the authority is exclusive to the Chief Rabbinate.

Who does the Western Wall belong to?

Despite incomplete lineup, Western Wall committee convenes

Committee responsible for approving construction at mixed gender plaza meets despite resignation of another member - no decision expected.

Despite incomplete lineup, Western Wall committee convenes

Reform leader slams 'hate attack' by MK

Reform President Rick Jacobs blasts MK Yinon Azoulay for blaming Reform Jews for recent earthquakes, says will work to change status quo.

Reform leader slams 'hate attack' by MK

Haredi MK blames earthquake on Western Wall plan

MK Azoulay tells Reform, Conservative to build their own Western Wall in the US, says Western Wall plan caused earthquakes.

Haredi MK blames earthquake on Western Wall plan

Transfer of powers for Western Wall plan approved

Knesset approves transfer of authority in committee dealing with Western Wall plan from Regev and Shaked to Netanyahu and Steinitz.

Transfer of powers for Western Wall plan approved

'Canceling Western Wall compromise deal was a mistake'

Energy Minister says Israel must carry out an agreement with non-Orthodox movements and expand Kotel's mixed-gender prayer pavilion.

'Canceling Western Wall compromise deal was a mistake'

Rabbis ask Shaked to prevent 'Reform Plaza'

Letter sent ahead of Ministerial Committee on Archaeological Sites' expected approval of construction expanding the plaza.

Rabbis ask Shaked to prevent 'Reform Plaza'

'They trample the religious and the haredim'

Members of the Jerusalem City Council will act against the Western Wall Outline.

'They trample the religious and the haredim'

Chief rabbi opposes new Western Wall plan

Chief Rabbi Lau calls for government to oppose new plan, avoid implementing any plan not approved by Chief Rabbinate.

Chief rabbi opposes new Western Wall plan

The archaeologists versus the Kotel plan

'Jewish history is being trampled to satisfy a religious minority that hasn't been satisfied in the past-and likely won't be in the future.'

The archaeologists versus the Kotel plan

'Gov't working on alternative Western Wall plan'

Likud minister says government preparing alternative to Reform-backed Western Wall plan cancelled in January.

'Gov't working on alternative Western Wall plan'

'Fighting with the Reform Movement won't help anything'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi presents his own solution to Western Wall dispute to preserve sanctity of the site while giving Reform place to pray.

'Fighting with the Reform Movement won't help anything'

'Dividing Western Wall for the Reform will divide the people'

Head of Ateret Cohanim says Chief Rabbinate must approve any change at Western Wall, site must be respected as a synagogue.

'Dividing Western Wall for the Reform will divide the people'

Israeli government declares: Western Wall deal cancelled

State attorney tells high court State considers deal to expand Reform section at Western Wall 'null and void'.

Israeli government declares: Western Wall deal cancelled

'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

Supreme Court judges discuss petitions of Reform and Women of Wall against cancellation of Wall plan in expanded panel of seven judges.

'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

Conservative Movement attacks Netanyahu

Non-Orthodox US Jewish movement accuses Israeli PM of lying about Kotel deal. 'Shame on you, Mr. Prime Minister.'

Conservative Movement attacks Netanyahuplayer

'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'

Sderot Hesder Yeshiva dean says critics of Deputy FM Hotovely 'only want to censure the government.'

'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'player

'Reform: Destruction unfolding in our times'

In weekly class, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem says Reform movement is worse than Holocaust deniers.

'Reform: Destruction unfolding in our times'

'Unbelievable that Supreme Court heard Western Wall petition'

Minister Uri Ariel blasts Supreme Court for hearing Reform movement petition on Western Wall.

'Unbelievable that Supreme Court heard Western Wall petition'player

'I don't understand what a freeze is'

Supreme Court attacks government freeze of Western Wall plan. Petitioners say they are ready to drop petition and return to plan.

'I don't understand what a freeze is'

Supreme Court holds major hearing on Western Wall status

The Chief Rabbinate and Reform, Conservative movements face off Thursday at crucial hearing over government's freezing of Western Wall plan.

Supreme Court holds major hearing on Western Wall status

Reform Movement: Give us access to entire Western Wall Plaza

Reform movement tells Supreme Court it no longer accepts compromise deal, wants mixed-gender prayer services across Western Wall area.

Reform Movement: Give us access to entire Western Wall Plaza