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Women of the Wall
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.
Jewish tensions heat up over Western Wall prayer space
Leaders of the Conservative and Reform Jewish movements fear that the actions of Israeli politicians in recent weeks may contribute to a widening gap between Israel and Diaspora Jews.
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.