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Why don't WOW ask Rick Jacobs about tefillin?

Why don't WOW ask Rick Jacobs about tefillin?

Why didn't the Women of the Wall ask Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for Reform Judaism (who was recently in Israel supporting them), to change the Reform Movement’s practice of rejecting the mitzvah of tefillin? Ezequiel Doiny, 11/02/2019 15:05
Israel's real self-inficted wounds: Lauder stabs Israel in the back

Israel's real self-inficted wounds: Lauder stabs Israel in the back

Another Jew perpetrates a poisonous, absurd screed in the historically notorious anti-Israel New York Times. Is there no end to the self-destructiveness of so many leaders in the American Jewish community? Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 22/03/2018 18:04
With partners like these...

With partners like these...

It is not merely the idea that Reform and Conservative leaders are partners with the Orthodox that must be questioned. These liberal movements believe that they know Israel's needs better than those who live there. Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 20/06/2016 11:10
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
Jerusalem Chief Rabbi: WoW is 'satan incarnate'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi: WoW is 'satan incarnate'

After group announces its latest provocation, Rabbi Amar says, 'in a civilized country they'd be in a mental hospital.Chaim Lev, 15/04/2016 10:56
A declining Reform Movement wants to Reform Israel

A declining Reform Movement wants to Reform Israel

The Reform movement rejects Jewish Law and the Western Wall's sanctity. Over 60% of its members intermarry. While all Jews are welcome, the movement itself should not get official religious recognition in the Jewish State.Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 22/03/2016 22:08
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
WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

At a press conference at the Western Wall, the women say: ‘All Jews in Israel can pray together at the Kotel.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2016 20:07
An Ominous Portent for the Future of the Israel-US Relationship

An Ominous Portent for the Future of the Israel-US Relationship

For the reasons expounded in this article, Israel may have to learn to manage without the support of America's non-Orthodox Jewry, those that still are Jewish, most of them liberal Democrats who support Obama.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 11/08/2015 23:01
'Reform Jews a Disaster to the Nation of Israel'

'Reform Jews a Disaster to the Nation of Israel'

Religious Affairs Minister Azulai and Justice Minister Shaked discuss Women of the Wall, and their insistence on causing 'provocations.'Hezki Baruch, 17/06/2015 12:16
'Women of the Wall Smuggled Torah in Blankets'

'Women of the Wall Smuggled Torah in Blankets'

Witness reveals she saw WoW smuggle scroll in violation of regulations hidden in a bag, reports police threateningly indifferent.Shimon Cohen, Benny Toker, 08/06/2015 22:55
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
Women FOR the Wall: WoW Just Seeking Attention

Women FOR the Wall: WoW Just Seeking Attention

Traditionalist group asks ultra-liberal WoW to rethink their provocative bus ad campaign, but call on hareidim not to deface it.Avraham Ben Horin, Gil Ronen, 15/10/2014 09:27
Memorial for a Dear Friend

Memorial for a Dear Friend

Prof. Chesler placed this ad in the New York Times. We join her in mourning a special human being.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 06/04/2014 00:58
'Women of the Wall' in Hevron Purimfest

'Women of the Wall' in Hevron Purimfest

Two girls who think it's funny that women pray with men's accessories come up with an original costume.Gil Ronen, 16/03/2014 18:50
Again, Women of the Wall Provoke Confrontation

Again, Women of the Wall Provoke Confrontation

Dozens of hareidim confronted Border Police as radical feminist group prayed with tallit and tefillin.Gil Ronen, 04/12/2013 10:51
We Need Your Prayers this Rosh Chodesh!

We Need Your Prayers this Rosh Chodesh!

The vast majority of women impacted by Women of the Wall feel their rights are not being fought for, but trampled upon. Join us in preserving women's traditional, non-confrontational prayers at the Wall on Rosh Chodesh Tevet, Wednesday, December 4. Ronit Peskin, Women for the Wall, 03/12/2013 06:44
Women of the Wall 'Threaten Critics'

Women of the Wall 'Threaten Critics'

Article alleging ties between WoW and radical groups disappears from Channel 2 site - but concerns remain.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2013 09:52
Women of the Wall Calls in US Reserves

Women of the Wall Calls in US Reserves

Three Reform missions from US called in to swell group numbers for organization's 25th anniversary; leader has called to scrap rabbinate.Ari Yashar, 04/11/2013 14:38
Hadassah: WoW Made 'Important Step'

Hadassah: WoW Made 'Important Step'

US Zionist women's group welcomes Women of the Wall's willingness to work with government.Gil Ronen, 08/10/2013 07:53
Women's Group: Cancel Women of the Wall's Sit-In

Women's Group: Cancel Women of the Wall's Sit-In

Women dedicated to preserving traditional sanctity of the Kotel say: "A holy site is no place for political activity."Gil Ronen, 26/08/2013 08:14
Women of the Wall: HuffPost Interview Review

Women of the Wall: HuffPost Interview Review

What do the Women of the Wall tell us about the ongoing tension between tradition and modernity? About political agendas and ongoing tradition? Aliza Karp, 19/08/2013 09:29
Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration

Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration

Reform leader incensed by defeat of Women of the Wall: “Police failed to protect freedom of religion.”Gil Ronen, 08/07/2013 11:23
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, 08/07/2013 08:35
The Off the Wall Women

The Off the Wall Women

Boris Karshinov, 14/06/2013 08:43
The Real Thugs at the Wall

The Real Thugs at the Wall

Boris Karshinov, 05/06/2013 13:40
Shavuot and the 'Women of the Wall'

Shavuot and the 'Women of the Wall'

Liberate the Kotel? Reform Israel? A failure is being hidden behind these plans.Dr. Phlip Brodie, 14/05/2013 13:10