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The Clash at the Kotel: Where is the Wisdom?

With all the good intention of Israel’s rabbinic leaders, how could they not see that this was going to happen?

Thousands of Orthodox Women to Mix with WOW at the Kotel

Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.

Orthodox Women May Stand to Lose Under Sharansky’s Proposal

If it is the sole solution to women's rights at the Kotel, an egalitarian section at the Kotel will ultimately make things harder for Orthodox feminists who are trying to assert their rights within a Halachic framework.

Women of the Wall Win in District Court

Police appeal rejected, women’s prayer does not disturb public order, does not violate the law.

The Sharansky Option

Public protests of the expansion of the Robinson's Arch area for egalitarian prayer would only generate more enmity.

WOW Claiming Groundbreaking Court Ruling

Judge Sharon Larry Bavly stated that there was no cause for arresting the women.

The Most Dangerous Women in Israel

WOW threaten our very right to the Land.

Four Women of the Wall and Haredi Man and Woman Detained

Meretz MKs Tamar Zandberg and Michal Rozin attended the ceremony.

WOW to Celebrate Rosh Chodesh Iyar as Usual

They will be joined by MKs Tamara Zandberg and Michal Rozin.

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?

Kotel Rabbi Promises Women Won’t Be Arrested for Saying ’Kaddish’

Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.

Female MKs Prayed with Women of the Wall, No Arrests this Time

Some 30 percent of the women were Israeli Modern Orthodox.

Women of the Wall Warn of Clashes with Haredim on Tuesday

Things have been rather quiet of late during the prayers.

Police Let Women Read Megillah at Kotel on Shushan Purim

A women’s Megillah reading at the Western Wall took place on Shushan Purim without incident or arrests on Monday, the day after most of...

Women of Wall Rabbi Calls Knesset ‘Achasverosh’

Purim is an upside-down holiday, but Women of the Wall Rabbi Silverman takes the cake. She calls the Knesset Achasverous, a wicked goy, and suffers “tragedy” for her regarding them as enemies.

Police Let Sarah Silverman’s Niece Visit Western Wall on Purim

Police have agreed to allow the niece of American comedian Sarah Silverman will be allowed to attend a women's Megillah reading at the Western...

Rabbinical Assembly Unhappy about WOW Arrests

Two Conservative rabbis were among the women arrested.

Sarah Silverman’s Reform Rabbi Sister, Niece, Detained at the Kotel

One of the paratroopers in attendance announced that, after they had liberated the Kotel, everyone was welcome to pray there.

Police Arrest 10 Women of the Wall as Liberating Paratroopers Watch

WOW spokesperson said police behavior was "sneaky," or at least confusing, seeing as they arrested the women after they had already cleared the area.

Paratroopers to Join Women of the Wall in Rosh Chodesh Prayers (Update)

The law prohibits "religious ceremony not according to local custom."

Rav Ovadia: Women who Wear Talit Are Transgressors

"Women are absolved of saying the Shma Israel – they needn't make the blessing, much more so to wear a talit and make a blessing over it."

Lapid: Let Conservatives and Reform in

The (Conservative) Rabbinical Assembly shares remarks, photos from Yair Lapid’s address to its 2012 convention.

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