Tag archive for ‘Women of the Wall’
Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Survey: number of Reform Jews in Israel doubles

  The number of Israelis who define themselves as Reform Jews has more than doubled since 2010, according to a new poll published in Ynet News. According to findings, 44 percent of Israelis do not identify More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Israeli Supreme Court ruling favors women’s prayer at Western Wall

  Israeli Supreme Court Wednesday affirming the rights of women at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Judaism’s holiest site. The landmark decision Wednesday, the state was given 30 days to find More...

Kobi Nachshoni On Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Haredi parties threaten PM to cancel Western-Wall agreement

The heads of Shas and United Torah Judaism met on Wednesday afternoon with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanded that he back down from the decision to grant a mixed-gender prayer area for the more More...

JNS On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

The Western Wall prayer decision and the shifting Israel-Diaspora paradigm

  The Israeli government’s passage of legislation that authorizes egalitarian prayer in a soon-to-be-created 9, 700-square-foot, NIS 35 million ($8.85 million) section adjacent to the southern part More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

ADL “Outraged” By Attack on reform Jews Made by Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Cabinet Minister

– – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is outraged at derogatory comments about Reform Jews made by Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay, who is from the Sephardic Haredi Shas Party. More...

Lilach Weissman On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Western Wall Rabbi Locks Partition to Keep Torah Scrolls Out of Women’s Hands

– – Western Wall Chief Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz has locked the fence which separates the women’s section from the men’s section at the Kotel. He made the move in order to prevent the Women More...

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