Kosel


Tens of Thousands at Birkas Kohanim at Kosel

Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Kosel Thursday morning for the traditional mass Birkas Kohanim event, held on Chol Hamoed of Pesach and Sukkos, on the first day…

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Old City Could Get High-Speed Rail Station

As the high-speed railway from Tel Aviv to Yerushalayim hurtles towards completion, the Transport Ministry is planning to extend it — adding stations in the center of the city, and…

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Chareidi MKs Offer New Plan to End Kosel Saga

After months of legal battles, in the coming weeks the Kosel saga is set to come to a decision, and the chareidi MKs have formulated their final position, while the…

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High Court Defers Ruling on Women at Kosel

Israel’s High Court postponed judgment on a petition from Women of the Wall for the right to conduct their own prayer ceremonies and read from the Torah at the Kosel.…

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ANALYSIS: The Battle Over the Kosel Resumes

The Women of the Wall, as they call themselves, have decided to resume their campaign of desecration of Judaism’s holiest place. They number no more than a few dozen members,…

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Shas Proposes New Kosel Law

Shas has introduced a bill in the Knesset to clearly define the sanctity of the Kosel in Israeli law, aimed at putting an end to the bitter wrangling over use…

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Russian Prime Minister Visits Kosel

On the first day of a three-day trip to Israel, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev went to the Kosel Thursday morning, where he reiterated that Russia recognizes the Jewish connection…

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