Kosel


Religious Affairs Minister Quits Kosel Committee

The unpopularity of the committee tasked with overseeing an upgrade to the egalitarian prayer site at the Kosel has shown itself once again, as the third of the original three…

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Replacement Found for Regev at Kosel Committee

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has found a replacement for Culture Minister Miri Regev, who resigned from the Kosel committee last week: himself. After Regev said that her conscience would…

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Likud Ministers Shunning Kosel Committee

Two Likud ministers have dropped out of the committee to implement an upgrading of the pluralistic prayer pavilion at the Kosel, and other Likud politicians are refusing to take their…

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Latest Phase of Kosel Plan Fails to Satisfy Reform

The Reform movement and Women of the Wall rejected as insufficient a proposal from the government on Tuesday for an 18 million shekel renovation of the pluralistic prayer area at…

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Work Begins on Pluralistic Prayer Pavilion at Kosel

The Israeli government began on Monday to implement a promised upgrade of the pluralistic prayer pavilion at the Kosel, to appease the Reform and Conservative movements and Women of the…

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High Court Asks Tough Questions in Kosel Hearing

The Israeli High Court heard a petition on Sunday for an egalitarian prayer section at the Kosel, during which the judges subjected both state attorneys and the petitioners, from the…

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Special Tefillos for Rain Held at Kosel

Thousands of people participated in a special gathering for tefillos at the Kosel on Thursday night at the conclusion of the 10th of Teves fast to ask for rain in…

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Kosel Tramway Plans Finalized

To get to the Kosel, visitors can either take a taxi or a bus, or walk through the Jewish Quarter of Yerushalayim’s Old City. Both those alternatives are difficult for…

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