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Rabbi Shlomo Amar: Reform Jews ‘Worse Than Holocaust Deniers’

Jerusalem’s chief rabbi on Tuesday lashed out at Reform Jews, saying they were worse than Holocaust deniers for defying Orthodox Jewish law on gender separation and insisting on the right to mixed-gender prayer at the Western Wall in the city. Read more

Woman Strips Naked At Western Wall

A woman stripped off her clothes at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday and ran from the women’s section toward the men’s section of the holy site. Read more

UN Envoy Nikki Haley Says Western Wall Belongs To Israel

New York – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in an interview that the Western Wall belongs to Israel and Israel’s capital should be in Jerusalem. Read more

Trump Administration Official Who Denied Israel’s Ties To Western Wall Identified By Israel TV

Jerusalem – The Trump administration official who said the Western Wall is not part of Israel was David Berns, the political counselor at the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem, according to an Israeli television news report. Read more

Senior Trump Official: Western Wall Not In Israel

A senior US administration official told Israeli officials that the Western Wall was not in Israeli territory and was part of the ‘West Bank,’ Channel 2 reported. Read more

Women Sue Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch

Two women who attempted to pray at the Western Wall are suing the Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Israel Police for NIS 100,000 after they were subjected to a physical search before being allowed into the site. Read more

Why Are There No Security Checks At Western Wall on Shabbat?

A special Channel 2 investigation revealed that from the beginning of Shabbat until its end, as well as on festivals, religiously garbed Jews do no undergo security checks at the Western Wall. Read more

High Court Orders Western Wall Rabbi To Stop Body Searches on Women

In a strong rebuke to the ultra-Orthodox custodian of the Western Wall, the High Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday that women are not to be subjected any longer to intense body searches when entering the Western Wall. Read more

Haredi Lawmakers Look To Outlaw Mixed Prayer At Western Wall

The Shas party said Monday it would propose a bill that would make it illegal to hold pluralistic prayer services at the Western Wall plaza. Read more