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Should the platform not be dismantled, the magnificent Robinson's Arch archaeological site would be destroyed, making "its very exposure a source of eternal lamentations."
For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.
The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."
The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.
If Jews had the ability to ignore religious provocation when they saw one, we'd still have the Second Temple, if not the First.
Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
Showdown: Netanyahu Boycotts Reform, Conservative, Sharansky, in Monday Night Meeting on Kotel Prayer
Senior Jewish Agency officials are saying Sharansky is livid over the government's decision to cancel the Kotel plan.
Prime Minister Netanyahu suggested that 'the activism of the American Jewry does not always help.'
They obviously meant to write 'menacing hordes,' which is both more comprehensible and more insulting. But wait, there's more.
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Rabbi Nathan Lopez Cardozo discusses with Walter his controversial and drastic solution to prevent once and for the endless objections to the Orthodox control of all procedures at the Western Wall area.
Liberal Zionist Rabbis Support ‘Mixed’ Kotel Section While Reform Kotel Activists Attack Zionism [video]
On Wednesday morning, a large group of non-Orthodox Jews marched carrying Torah scrolls to protest restrictions on non-Orthodox prayer at the Western Wall.
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Happy birthday, Frannie, may you grow up to marry a Jewish guy.
The mixed service is now a retaliation against Jerusalem Chief Rabbi's division of the designated mixed-prayer area.
The Bennett solution resolves the conflict in a peaceful way, which is not something the Reform and Conservative movements want.
The WOW email accuses Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, the state-appointed administrator of the Kotel, of creating a "Catch 22" for women
He refuses to consider Reform Jews as "Jews" but "welcomes them with love and joy" to be just like him.
They had to use a magnifying glass to read the letters.
Rivka Haut, a foremost advocate for agunot, Orthodox women who have been refused a religious divorce and also a founder of the Women of...
The Women of the Wall still have an uphill fight ahead of themselves.