Women Of The Wall

News for Women Of The Wall

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall: MK Avi Maoz's first proposed bill

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall: MK Avi Maoz's first proposed bill

MK Maoz's first proposed piece of legislature would put an end to Supreme Court meddling in provocations surrounding the Western Wall.Hezki Baruch, 13/04/2021 21:00
Women of the Wall clash with police and security guards at Kotel

Women of the Wall clash with police and security guards at Kotel

Yisrael Beytenu MK joins 'International Women's Day' event organized by Women of the Wall - in violation of Western Wall Plaza regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 10:40
Women of the Wall file suit against Western Wall Rabbi Rabinovitch

Women of the Wall file suit against Western Wall Rabbi Rabinovitch

Two representatives of the organization filed suit on account of a body search last Kislev.Shlomo Witty, 07/01/2021 16:23
Safeguard the heart of our nation - do not desecrate the Kotel!

Safeguard the heart of our nation - do not desecrate the Kotel!

Please, do not deepen the rift, do not encourage confusion, do not be part of the desecration! Do not share in the destruction!Dr. Rina Azoulay, 04/01/2021 17:00
Holding on to our holy aspirations

Holding on to our holy aspirations

We come to the Wall, embrace the ancient stones, the remnant of the Temple, and cry for Redemption.Then a group of women comes and mocks us.Dr. Rina Azoulay, 17/12/2020 09:00
Women of the Wall accuse Heritage Foundation of discriminating against bat mitzvahs

Women of the Wall accuse Heritage Foundation of discriminating against bat mitzvahs

WOW says only families celebrating bar mitzvahs are allowed to reserve a prayer section in advance; requests for bat mitzvahs are refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2020 01:19
'Western Wall is doing just fine without Women of the Wall provocations'

'Western Wall is doing just fine without Women of the Wall provocations'

Peaceful prayer sessions held as Women of the Wall left outside Western Wall plaza due to coronavirus restrictions.Orly Harari, 22/07/2020 10:05
Watch: Worshippers jeer Women of the Wall at Western Wall

Watch: Worshippers jeer Women of the Wall at Western Wall

Local authorities bar controversial Women of the Wall group from bringing Torah scrolls to public prayer service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2020 09:30
Women of the Wall file appeal to hold Rosh Hodesh prayer service

Women of the Wall file appeal to hold Rosh Hodesh prayer service

WOW appeal to head rabbi of the Western Wall and Police Dept: Allow our prayer service on Rosh Hodesh Iyar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2020 20:40
Women of the Wall: Grave concern for our well-being

Women of the Wall: Grave concern for our well-being

WOW request police protection ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers this Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2020 17:46
Hundreds join Women of the Wall prayer service, sparking backlash from worshippers

Hundreds join Women of the Wall prayer service, sparking backlash from worshippers

Women of the Wall group smuggles Torah scroll into Western Wall plaza for non-traditional prayer service - in violation of regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2020 09:31
Provocation at the Western Wall

Provocation at the Western Wall

Dozens of WoW members, leaders of Reform, Conservative movements, try to bring Torah scrolls from egalitarian section into women's section.Yoni Kempinski, 30/10/2019 10:44
Women of the Wall demand Gantz 'fulfill his promise'

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.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 28/10/2019 10:39
'Women of the Wall' hides Torah scroll in public bathroom

'Women of the Wall' hides Torah scroll in public bathroom

The Women of the Wall hold their monthly prayer service at the Western Wall for the new month of Av on Friday morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2019 10:36
'Looks like Reform women have given up battle for Western Wall'

'Looks like Reform women have given up battle for Western Wall'

Less than 20 supporters of Women of the Wall turnout for Rosh Hodesh prayers at Kotel - despite hopes that hundreds would attend.Uzi Baruch, 06/05/2019 08:44
Poll: Just 3% of Israelis back Women of the Wall movement

Poll: Just 3% of Israelis back Women of the Wall movement

Poll by Reform movement shows just 3% of Israelis support goals of Women of the Wall, 7% support recognition of non-Orthodox Judaism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2019 19:34
Police: Women of the Wall to blame for Western Wall clashes

Police: Women of the Wall to blame for Western Wall clashes

Police contradict feminist group's claim it was attacked by mob of radical haredim, says Women of the Wall made 'deliberate provocation'.David Rosenberg, 08/03/2019 13:54
'Women of the Wall' forced out of Kotel amid protests

'Women of the Wall' forced out of Kotel amid protests

Event at Western Wall marking controversial feminist group's 30th anniversary ended as activists forced to leave plaza amid protests.David Rosenberg, 08/03/2019 09:54
Hundreds rally against 'Women of the Wall' in Jerusalem

Hundreds rally against 'Women of the Wall' in Jerusalem

Women of the Wall alternative prayer service at Western Wall draws only 30, while hundreds join in prayer vigil against the left-wing group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2018 15:37
Deri: Women of the Wall a 'destructive phenomenon'

Deri: Women of the Wall a 'destructive phenomenon'

Deri responds to petition calling on him to ban Women of the Wall from the Kotel, says he is doing everything in his power to combat group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2018 09:34
Hundreds of women call on Aryeh Deri to stop Women of the Wall

Hundreds of women call on Aryeh Deri to stop Women of the Wall

Petition wants interior minister to stop the feminist group from 'provoking quarrels in such a holy place' ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2018 18:42
Western Wall egalitarian prayer section gets backhanded approval

Western Wall egalitarian prayer section gets backhanded approval

Prime Minister's Office uses regulation to make egalitarian section at Western Wall handicapped-accessible to expand section.JTA, 27/08/2018 17:43
Women of the Wall brandish ram's horns in Kotel provocation

Women of the Wall brandish ram's horns in Kotel provocation

As every year in month of Elul, so this morning: Women of the Wall arrive to Western Wall plaza, produce Torah scrolls and blow shofars.Mordechai Sones, 12/08/2018 16:34
Stone falls at Western Wall: 'Food for thought'

Stone falls at Western Wall: 'Food for thought'

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovitch says timing of fall of stone from Western Wall into egalitarian section 'raises many questions.'Uzi Baruch, 23/07/2018 19:35
Thousands of worshippers crowd out 'Women of the Wall' activists

Thousands of worshippers crowd out 'Women of the Wall' activists

Worshippers pack Western Wall plaza Friday for monthly Rosh Hodesh prayers. Small group of left-wing activists hold mixed-gender service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2018 11:08
'Women of the Wall sang loudly and disrupted our prayers'

'Women of the Wall sang loudly and disrupted our prayers'

Woman whose prayers were disrupted by Women of the Wall at the Kotel wonders why police make arrests at Netiv Ha'avot but not at the Kotel.Benny Toker, 14/06/2018 16:09
Chaos at the Kotel

Chaos at the Kotel

'Women of the Wall' infiltrates women's section of Western Wall during mass Rosh Chodesh prayer, causing a commotion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2018 09:22
Demand: Temporary injunction against Women of the Wall

Demand: Temporary injunction against Women of the Wall

Supreme Court urged to prevent Women of the Wall from holding monthly Rosh Chodesh service at Western Wall plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2018 01:44
A clear message to the Women of the Wall

A clear message to the Women of the Wall

Attorney General says Women of the Wall must pray in designated area and can be removed from Western Wall if they do not comply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2018 16:27
Women file complaint after being abused by Women of the Wall

Women file complaint after being abused by Women of the Wall

Women of the Wall push, verbally abuse, women and teens praying at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2018 11:30
LIBA: Why do we succumb to provocations?

LIBA: Why do we succumb to provocations?

Liba Center demands Western Wall Heritage Foundation take greater action to stop provocations by Women of the Wall on Rosh Chodesh.Uzi Baruch, 14/05/2018 21:40
Women of the Wall to offer women tefillin on city streets

Women of the Wall to offer women tefillin on city streets

'Sister, did you put on tefillin today? Want to enwrap yourself in a tallit?', asks Facebook post announcing Friday 'Tefillin Event.'Mordechai Sones, 18/03/2018 11:48
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
Women of the Wall turn to police

Women of the Wall turn to police

WOW Chairman files police complaint about flyers distributed at Western Wall and taped on poles they claim incite against them.Mordechai Sones, 17/01/2018 13:51
'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

'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.Mordechai Sones, 14/01/2018 13:07
Rabbis urge High Court to reject Reform demands on Western Wall

Rabbis urge High Court to reject Reform demands on Western Wall

Senior Religious Zionist rabbis call on Supreme Court to reject Reform petition to alter Western Wall status quo.Tzvi Lev, 11/01/2018 21:05
Shas MK: I didn't compare Reform Jews to dogs

Shas MK: I didn't compare Reform Jews to dogs

Shas clarifies his remarks after critics accuse him of comparing Reform Jews and Women of the Wall movement to dogs.Tzvi Lev, 02/11/2017 19:06
Lubavitcher Rebbe's letter is a guide for Kotel mixed prayer issue

Lubavitcher Rebbe's letter is a guide for Kotel mixed prayer issue

The Rebbe: "...the activities of such dissident groups cannot be recognized as Jewish religious activities within the definition of Jewish religion..." Ezequiel Doiny, 16/10/2017 07:34
Against Faux-Feminists who deny the rights of Muslim Women and Jews

Against Faux-Feminists who deny the rights of Muslim Women and Jews

I can tell you that anti-Semitism—Jew-hatred—is not new among feminists. But today, what I call 'faux feminism' is more interested in alleged Israeli 'occupation' than about Muslim honor killings in that same region.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 04/10/2017 04:57
Bnei Brak man indicted for threats against Women of the Wall

Bnei Brak man indicted for threats against Women of the Wall

Suspect allegedly planned arson of leftist NGO's office, threatened Women of the Wall leader and atheist organization.David Rosenberg, 05/09/2017 08:24
'I don't like the protests'

'I don't like the protests'

Haredi MK says Attorney General Mandelblit does not have ulterior motives, protests are inappropriate.Michal Levi, 24/08/2017 12:59
'An absolute desecration - this time they crossed the line'

'An absolute desecration - this time they crossed the line'

'Women of the Wall' members reportedly caught sneaking Torah scrolls wrapped around their bodies into Western Wall plaza.David Rosenberg, 23/08/2017 10:29
How Women of the Wall sneak in Torah scrolls for Reform prayers

How Women of the Wall sneak in Torah scrolls for Reform prayers

Controversial Reform prayer group uses soldiers to smuggle Torah scrolls for monthly non-traditional prayer services at Western Wall.Eliran Aharon, 02/07/2017 22:48
Women of the Wall petition Supreme Court over Western Wall

Women of the Wall petition Supreme Court over Western Wall

Women of the Wall demands right to pray undisturbed at Western Wall against established customs of holy site.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2017 17:16
Women of the Wall read Megillah at Western Wall

Women of the Wall read Megillah at Western Wall

150 women converged on women's section of the Western Wall and read the Megillah without any police interference.Michal Levy, 13/03/2017 18:55
'We're struggling against the Reform and all kinds of leftists'

'We're struggling against the Reform and all kinds of leftists'

Protest in Old City against Women of the Wall highlights battle over future of holy site.Hezki Baruch, 27/02/2017 12:47
Dance, prayer, and protest at the Western Wall

Dance, prayer, and protest at the Western Wall

Religious Zionist students protest Women of the Wall at Western Wall plaza.Hezki Baruch, 27/02/2017 08:50
Women of the Wall refuse bodycheck at Western Wall entrance

Women of the Wall refuse bodycheck at Western Wall entrance

Women of the Wall refuse to undergo bodycheck before entering Western Wall.Michal Levy, 19/01/2017 12:00
Supreme Court rules in favor of Women of the Wall

Supreme Court rules in favor of Women of the Wall

High court demands government justify religious status quo at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2017 22:46
Women of the Wall will not oppose UN anti-Kotel Resolution

Women of the Wall will not oppose UN anti-Kotel Resolution

Feminist org refuses to join efforts to oppose UN's recent anti-Kotel resolution, says its struggle is only for 'equal rights' at Kotel.Hillel Fendel, 09/01/2017 13:46
Original Women of the Wall call to end using Wall for prayer

Original Women of the Wall call to end using Wall for prayer

In court, the O-WOW attorney says, in effect, that the Kotel should be a tourist site, not a prayer site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2017 08:23
Women of the Wall to stage provocative ceremony at Western Wall

Women of the Wall to stage provocative ceremony at Western Wall

Women of the Wall to stage provacative candle-lighting ceremony the day before court hears petition on mandatory women's Torah reading.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2016 16:54
Western Wall partition 115 years ago

Western Wall partition 115 years ago

Liba Center releases history of partition between men and women at western wall, showing that partition existed 115 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2016 22:26
The next provocation from Women of the Wall

The next provocation from Women of the Wall

Leader of Women of the Wall calls on the Rabbi of the Kotel to bring a large menorah to the women's section during Hannukah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2016 20:40
Women of the Wall make me sad

Women of the Wall make me sad

The Jewish people don't need to save failed Reform and Conservative institutions. They need to embrace these lost souls and teach them real Judaism.Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui , 07/11/2016 00:04
'Open criminal investigation of Women of the Wall'

'Open criminal investigation of Women of the Wall'

Liba Center calls for criminal investigation into actions of leftist groups which led to brawl at Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2016 21:15
'Prevent further Western Wall provocations'

'Prevent further Western Wall provocations'

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulai asks Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to intervene and prevent provocations at the Western Wall.Yoel Domb, 03/11/2016 16:11