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Why Israelis aren’t as worked up about the Western Wall as Diaspora Jews
The Israeli public as a whole has been substantially less committed to—in fact, downright unenthusiastic about—changing the status quo.
220-pound stone falls out of the Western Wall, narrowly missing a woman at prayer
The breakage comes just a day after the Western Wall plaza was filled with worshippers marking Tisha B’Av—a day of fasting and mourning the destruction of the two holy Jewish temples at the site.
Pence concludes Israel trip with ‘inspiring’ Western Wall visit
Pence concludes his visit by praying at the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.
Groups petition Israeli High Court for expanded Western Wall egalitarian prayer section
The Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel, the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, and the Women of the Wall prayer rights group brought a petition to Israel’s High Court of Justice.