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The View From the Kotel’s Egalitarian Plaza

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

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My Morning at the Western Wall

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

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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

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Iran Cyber Commander Killed; Harry Potter Grows Up

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

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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Typo; Erdogan’s Ennui

Plus an argument for European Jews heading elsewhere, and more in the news

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Despite Warning, No Violence at Western Wall

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

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On Tisha B’Av, Sadness and Reflection

For Women of the Wall supporters harassed last week, a day of solemnity

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Are Jewish Men Afraid of Dating Older Women?

Afraid enough to warrant a public service announcement

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Daybreak: Syria Seizes U.N. Border Crossing

Plus Austria withdraws from Golan Heights in response, and more

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NYC Prayer Service Supports Women of the Wall

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

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The Tables Turn at the Western Wall

A Rosh Hodesh marked by arrests and protests

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

The Attorney General calls on “local custom” to prevail

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Court Ruling Makes Sharansky Kotel Plan Moot

The problem is that the problems will likely continue

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The Women’s Wall

In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions

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Daybreak: Court Hands Win to Women of the Wall

Plus Shteyngart, Tunisian pilgrims, and François Jacob

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Sundown: So…North Korea

Plus five detained members of Women of the Wall are released

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An Egalitarian Section at the Western Wall?

Looking at Natan Sharansky’s proposal

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Sharansky Defends Women’s Prayer at Kotel

The Jewish Agency chief promises that no arrests will be made

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Police: Women Can’t Say Kaddish at the Kotel

The Women of the Wall are not happy about this

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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

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Women of the Wall and Paratroopers Join Ranks

A controversial group gets a huge lift at the Kotel

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Daybreak: A New Pope Before Passover

Plus the Women of the Wall break through with largest service yet

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Jew vs. Jew at the Western Wall

At the Western Wall, the latest incarnation of an ancient Jewish battle between tradition and modernity

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Daybreak: Change for Women at the Kotel?

Plus Syrian police  chief defects as post-Assad era looms

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Sundown: Israeli Embassy Gaffes

Plus the Women of the Wall return

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Daybreak: Rabbi of the Western Wall Responds

Plus Macedonia holds its first-ever Limmud conference

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Sundown: Calls for Western Wall Prayer Change

Stories from beyond the northeast

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A Shema Flash Mob

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

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Anat Hoffman Arrested for Praying at the Kotel

The Women of the Wall leader was wearing a prayer shawl

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World War XX

Some disheartening news for the fairer sex.

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