Tag archive for ‘Western Wall’
Nechama Duek On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

US Jewish Leaders Threats to Withdraw Donations: We Won’t Turn the Other Cheek

Last Tuesday was a hot day. Five boys and two girls, aged six to 11, rejoiced when the rabbis asked them to immerse themselves in the mikveh, as the last part of a months-long conversion process. Earlier, the young More...

Nahum Barnea On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The Western Wall and the Jewish Pocket

There are several aspects of the conflict between the Netanyahu government and the Jewish establishment in the United States, which are as outrageous as the conflict itself. They should be pondered before this faux More...

Gali Raz On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Britney Spears Cancels PM Netanyahu Meeting After Raucous Western Wall Visit

Pop icon Britney Spears landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport early Sunday morning for her first performance in Israel which will take place tonight. Upon her arrival, she had visited the city of Jerusalem More...

Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

AIPAC Leaders Traveling to Israel to Warn Netanyahu Over Western Wall, Conversion Plans

  The heads of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) are making an emergency trip to Israel to warn Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of a drop in support from AIPAC’s donors over the More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Israel: A State Denying Its Own People

  By Yizhar Hess We made a mistake. We believed the government, we believed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, we believed that we must finally stop this quarrel between us over the Western Wall, and we accepted More...

Itamar Eichner On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Jewish Leaders Cancel Dinner With Netanyahu Over Western Wall Dispute

The Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency has canceled a dinner with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which was scheduled to take place Monday evening, in light of the government’s decision on Sunday to freeze More...

Shai Genish On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Israel Shelves Plan for Mixed-Sex Prayer Space at Western Wall

  The government decided Sunday to freeze the implementation of the egalitarian section at the Western Wall, which it decided in January 2016. The government’s decision made it clear that the implementation More...

Itamar Eichner On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Express Cable Car Across 1,400 Meters to the Western Wall

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem, the government approved the cable car project in Jerusalem on Sunday, led by Tourism Minister Yariv Levin. The cable car will provide a solution More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Trump Becomes First Sitting U.S. President to Visit Western Wall in Jerusalem

Wearing a kippah, President Donald Trump placed on Monday, a handwritten note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the ancient site, one of Judaism’s holiest More...

Itamar Eichner On Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Trump’s Visit to Include Speech, Private Visit to Jerusalem Holy Sites

    US President Donald Trump will land in Israel on Monday at noon for a busy one-day visit that will include meetings with Israel’s leadership, a speech at the Israel Museum and a private visit More...

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