Kosel


Federations’ Resolution on Kosel Elicits Outrage

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) passed a resolution on Monday sharply rebuking the Israeli government for failing to implement a controversial plan that would establish a designated mixed-gender…

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Tefillos at Kosel for Return of Slain Soldiers

Hundreds of people took part in special tefillos at the Kosel on Thursday for the return of the bodies of IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin, Hy”d, and Oron Shaul, Hy”d, who…

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An Ex-Ambassador To Israel Gets It Wrong

Dan Shapiro, who served as the American ambassador to Israel during the Obama administration, recently addressed a panel on Israeli-Diaspora relations at a Tel Aviv conference organized by the Anti-Defamation…

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New Stone Courses Discovered in Kosel Tunnels

Eight stone courses of the Kosel that had been buried under a 24-foot layer of earth were recently uncovered in excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Kosel…

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Close to 100,000 Attend Birkas Kohanim at Kosel

A record number of close to 100,000 people gathered at the Kosel Sunday morning for the traditional mass Birkas Kohanim event, held on Chol Hamoed of Pesach and Sukkos, on…

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Netanyahu Accuses Reform of Backdoor Maneuvers

While the Kosel plan for the non-Orthodox has been put into permanent freeze, relations between Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the Reform movement turned hot with anger on Monday.…

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Fearing the Wrong High Court

Mati Dan, chairman of Ateret Cohanim, is passionate about the need for the religious public to raise its voice on maintaining the integrity of the Kosel. He has been working…

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High Court Hearing on Kosel Plan Set for Thursday

In a highly charged legal confrontation, attorneys representing the state and the Orthodox community will present their cases versus the Reform movement and Women of the Wall in a High…

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Women of the Wall Coming Back in Elul

While the Israeli government says it is working to upgrade the prayer space for non-Orthodox groups at the Kosel, the focus of the controversy is about to shift from the…

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