Header

How to Finally Get Egalitarian Prayer at the Western Wall

American Jewish groups need to broaden their Israeli coalition and work with sympathizers in the government, rather than engage in satisfying but counterproductive hard-sell tactics

Header

Protesters Scream ‘Nazi’ at Women of the Wall as They Bring Scrolls to the Kotel

An intense and ugly fracas unfolded on Tuesday during a planned demonstration at the Western Wall

Header

Women of the Wall Leader Is Detained for Taking Torah Scroll Into Women’s Section of the Kotel

The battle for an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall continues, as Lesley Sachs was arrested in Jerusalem Tuesday

Header

Not a Victory

Why Israel’s decision to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel is actually a defeat

Header

Justin Timberlake Instagrams Western Wall Visit

The singer is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv Wednesday night

Header

Anthony Bourdain Honored for Scenes in Gaza

The chef filmed an episode of his popular CNN show Parts Unknown in Israel

Header

For Transgender Jews, a Visit to the Western Wall Holds Unique Symbolism

Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others

Header

Photos: Snow Day in Jerusalem

Traffic jams, snowman, and a snow-covered Western Wall

Header

The View From the Kotel’s Egalitarian Plaza

How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall

Header

My Morning at the Western Wall

A dispatch from the Women of the Wall’s 25th anniversary prayer service

Header

Wearing My Father’s Tallit at the Western Wall for Me, and for My Daughter

An American explains why she’s flying halfway around the world to join Women of the Wall for their 25th anniversary Kotel prayer group

Header

Iran Cyber Commander Killed; Harry Potter Grows Up

Plus Muslim Brotherhood likens Egypt’s army to Hitler, and more in the news

Header

Despite Warning, No Violence at Western Wall

Nothing comes of rabbi’s prediction of clash during Rosh Chodesh, Ramadan

Header

Update: Western Wall Guard Knew Man He Shot

Victim was homeless, had previous confrontations with the guard

Header

Jewish Man Killed by Security at Western Wall

Guard shot 46-year-old man after he allegedly shouted ‘Allahu akbar’

Header

That’s Dr. Streisand To You

Babs receives an honorary doctorate from Hebrew University in Israel

Header

Daybreak: Syria Seizes U.N. Border Crossing

Plus Austria withdraws from Golan Heights in response, and more

Header

NYC Prayer Service Supports Women of the Wall

Female rabbis led a solidarity service in Madison Square Park this morning

Header

The Tables Turn at the Western Wall

A Rosh Hodesh marked by arrests and protests

Header

‘Women of the Wall’ Ruling in Limbo (Updated)

The Attorney General calls on “local custom” to prevail

Header

Court Ruling Makes Sharansky Kotel Plan Moot

The problem is that the problems will likely continue

Header

Daybreak: Syria’s Got Some Nerve (Gas)

Plus Bibi signs off on Sharansky’s new plan for the Western Wall

Header

An Egalitarian Section at the Western Wall?

Looking at Natan Sharansky’s proposal

Header

Sharansky Defends Women’s Prayer at Kotel

The Jewish Agency chief promises that no arrests will be made

Header

Sarah Silverman’s Better Half

The comedian’s sister’s protest of gender inequality at the Western Wall makes a case for holiness, not against

Header

Million Dollar Checks Found at the Kotel

The track record for Western Wall checks is not so good

Header

Daybreak: Rabbi of the Western Wall Responds

Plus Macedonia holds its first-ever Limmud conference

Header

Sundown: Calls for Western Wall Prayer Change

Stories from beyond the northeast

Header

A Shema Flash Mob

In the wake of Anat Hoffman’s arrest, a global response

Header

Sundown: Israeli Security Cabinet Meets on Iran

Plus the Democratic platform: no word on Jerusalem

Load More...