Kosel


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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State Tells High Court Kosel Plan Unnecessary

The Netanyahu government presented its argument to the High Court Tuesday that planned renovations at the existing egalitarian section at Robinson’s Arch will make any further changes at the Kosel…

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OPINION: Backing the Voice of the Rabbanut

Though the international Jewish community has been up in arms over Netanyahu’s recent decision to freeze the Kotel deal with the liberal movements, in Israeli politics it is the High…

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White House Seeks Resolution to Kosel Crisis

The Kosel controversy which has engulfed the Jewish world in recent days has now reached the White House. The Trump administration has urged Israeli leaders and American groups to bring…

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