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Women of the Wall to Netanyahu: 'Don't appoint Ben Gvir as Public Security minister'

The feminist non-Orthodox organization claims that the appointment of the Otzma Yehudit chairman will create an open season for liberal Jews

'Don't appoint Ben Gvir as Public Security minister'

Watch: Women of the Wall provoke worshippers - again

Women of the Wall activists clashed with worshippers after leaving the area specially designated for their private service.

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Women of the Wall refuse to enter designated plaza

Justice Ministry orders separate plaza for Women of the Wall, to prevent conflict - but the group refuses to follow instructions.

Women of the Wall refuse to enter designated plaza

'Bring the Jewish solidarity seen in Ukraine to the Kotel'

The World Mizrachi movement responded to the clashes at the Western Wall plaza Friday morning

'Bring the Jewish solidarity seen in Ukraine to the Kotel'

Clashes at the Western Wall

Clashes break out at Western Wall between Orthodox worshippers and Women of the Wall as Reform MK smuggles in Torah scrolls.

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Thousands of young women must protest Reform presence at Western Wall

Thousands of haredi young women will gather at Western Wall for prayers, in protest of Reform movement's agenda.

Thousands of women must protest Reform presence at Western Wall

Women of the Wall group disrupts Kotel prayers

Organization managing Western Wall slams 'Women of the Wall' for violating gender separation rules at holy site, disrupting prayers.

Women of the Wall group disrupts Kotel prayers

Women of the Wall gearing up for their next provocation

Feminist group intends to hold monthly service next Sunday. Haredi MKs on the alert to protect status quo at holy site.

Women of the Wall gearing up for their next provocation

President Herzog meets with Reform reps over Western Wall prayer

President emphasizes wish to "lower temperatures to prevent baseless hatred at the site of the remains of the ancient Jewish Temple."

President Herzog meets with Reform reps over Western Wall prayer

Clashes during Women of the Wall prayers at Western Wall

Reform Movement, Women of the Wall activists arrive at Western Wall Plaza, sparking backlash from Orthodox worshippers.

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Clashes expected at Western Wall tomorrow

Western Wall Heritage Foundation says it is not responsible for maintaining public order in letter to police ahead of expected clashes.

Clashes expected at Western Wall tomorrow

Former PM Netanyahu joins call to protest Reform, Women of the Wall tomorrow

Shas head MK Deri is organizing tomorrow's prayer protest against efforts of Reform to flout Torah tradition at Judaism's holiest site.

Netanyahu joins call to protest Reform, Women of the Wall

Leading rabbi: 'Arabs run wild because it's their culture, don't rent apartments to them'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Tzfat chief rabbi, blames Reform for assimilation, says Women of the Wall 'don't want to pray, they want to disturb.'

Leading rabbi: 'Arabs run wild because it's their culture'

For the first time: Israeli government to fund Reform movement

New government department "Up-to-date Judaism" to funnel NIS 40 million to Reform & Conservative groups.

For the first time: Israeli government to fund Reform movement

Request to Attorney-General: Open a criminal investigation into MK Gilad Kariv

Liba Center highlights criminal offenses involved in Reform MK's actions last week at the Western Wall.

Request to Att.-General: Criminal investigation into MK Kariv

Reform MK Gilad Kariv hands Torah scroll to Women of the Wall

"I will act according to my religious beliefs," said Kariv, before entering the women's section to pass Torah scroll to feminist group.

Reform MK Gilad Kariv hands Torah scroll to Women of the Wallplayer

MK Gilad Kariv joins Women of the Wall at the Western Wall for Rosh Chodesh festivities

Kariv, a Reform clergyman, praised the police for their respectful behavior.

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Orthodox prayer at the 'Reform' section of the Kotel

New initiative to pray and learn Torah at the Ezrat Yisrael plaza, complete with a partition.

Orthodox prayer at the 'Reform' section of the Kotel

Fights break out at Western Wall

Women of the Wall arrive to hold monthly prayer session, are entangled in disagreements.

Fights break out at Western Wall

'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.

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall

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.

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

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.

Women Of The Wall sue Western Wall Rabbi

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!

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

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.

Holding on to our holy aspirations

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.

Women of the Wall accuse Heritage Foundation of discrimination

'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.

'Western Wall is doing just fine without monthly provocations'

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.

Women of the Wall barred from bringing Torah scrolls to Kotelplayer

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.

WOW file appeal to hold Rosh Hodesh prayer service

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

WOW request police protection ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers this Wednesday.

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

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.

Women of the Wall smuggle Torah scroll into Western Wall plazaplayer

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.

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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'

'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.

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

'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.

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

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.

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

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'.

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

'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.

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

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.

Hundreds rally against 'Women of the Wall' in Jerusalem

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.

Deri: Women of the Wall a 'destructive phenomenon'

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.

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