Jerusalem — Women of the Wall’s 25th anniversary prayer service this week at the Kotel was a model of sisterly unity.
For a few hours, anyway.
Although some members of the group are deeply upset about its board’s conditional acceptance of a governmental proposal that would result in WOW praying in a third, as-yet-to-be built egalitarian...
Tel Aviv — Israel has basked in international praise the last few years for its technological prowess and for sailing through the global financial crisis with few blows to the economy.
JERUSALEM — In its first cooperation with the U.N. Human Rights Council in nearly a year-and-a-half, Israel heard calls to halt settlement building and release all Palestinian prisoners.
Women of the Wall presented the conditions under which the group would move its monthly prayer service to a third, egalitarian section of the Western Wall’s plaza.
JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered two Israeli ministries to withdraw a poll asking expatriate Israelis and American Jews about their loyalties.
The Jewish National Fund received its largest donation ever this year, which it will use to establish a Center for Zionist Education and Advocacy, the organization said Thursday in a press release.
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