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The Forward
Reform and Conservative Leaders Jet Into Israel for Crisis Talks on Western Wall PrayerThe deadline for resolving the crisis over the new egalitarian prayer space at
Reform and Conservative Leaders Jet Into Israel for Crisis Talks on Western Wall Prayer
The Forward / Posted 8 hours ago
The deadline for resolving the crisis over the new egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has been extended indefinitely, after an aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to draft a solution acceptable to the opposing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Taking a chance on the Middle Eastand the Church of Agony. The highlight of the day was watching a bar mitzvah at
Taking a chance on the Middle East
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
and the Church of Agony. The highlight of the day was watching a bar mitzvah at the Wailing Wall, which is also called the Western Wall. We also walked along some Stations of the Cross and saw King David’s tomb and the room of the Last... Read more
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The Forward
As Western Wall Deadline Approaches, Prayer Activists Fight for Face Time with Governmentto break with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau’s goernment torpedoed a
As Western Wall Deadline Approaches, Prayer Activists Fight for Face Time with Government
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
to break with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau’s goernment torpedoed a plan for an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall about two months ago, the Israeli government has been trying to craft a compromise deal that will satisfy both... Read more
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The Forward
As Western Wall Deadline Approaches, Prayer Activists Pin Hopes on Meetingsto break with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau’s goernment torpedoed a
As Western Wall Deadline Approaches, Prayer Activists Pin Hopes on Meetings
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
to break with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau’s goernment torpedoed a plan for an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall about two months ago, the Israeli government has been trying to craft a compromise deal that will satisfy both... Read more
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The Jewish Week
At YU Commencement, Robert Kraft Urges Yeshiva U Grads To Have ‘Wildly Improbable Dreams’real estate and sports teams. He spoke about his honeymoon to Israel in 1963,
At YU Commencement, Robert Kraft Urges Yeshiva U Grads To Have ‘Wildly Improbable Dreams’
The Jewish Week / Posted 3 days ago
real estate and sports teams. He spoke about his honeymoon to Israel in 1963, the goosebumps he received visiting the Western Wall for the first time and the decision to hold a moment of silence before a Patriot game for Ezra Schwartz, the... Read more
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The Forward
Bibi Scolds New Israeli Lawmaker Who Called for End to Temple Mount Banpilgrimage to the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in northern Israel, and the
Bibi Scolds New Israeli Lawmaker Who Called for End to Temple Mount Ban
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
pilgrimage to the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in northern Israel, and the hundreds of thousands of Jews who visit the Western Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu on Wednesday told right-wing news site Arutz Sheva, “The nation of Israel is waking up... Read more
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JTA
Robert Kraft urges Yeshiva U grads to have ‘wildly improbable dreams,’ like owning the Patriotsreal estate and sports teams. He spoke about his honeymoon to Israel in 1963,
Robert Kraft urges Yeshiva U grads to have ‘wildly improbable dreams,’ like owning the Patriots
JTA / Posted 4 days ago
real estate and sports teams. He spoke about his honeymoon to Israel in 1963, the goosebumps he received visiting the Western Wall for the first time and the decision to hold a moment of silence before a Patriot game for Ezra Schwartz, the... Read more
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The Forward
Newly Minted Lawmaker Says Temple Mount Ban on Jewish Prayer Must Endpilgrimage to the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in northern Israel, and the
Newly Minted Lawmaker Says Temple Mount Ban on Jewish Prayer Must End
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
pilgrimage to the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in northern Israel, and the hundreds of thousands of Jews who visit the Western Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu on Wednesday told right-wing news site Arutz Sheva, “The nation of Israel is waking up... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The toughest police beat in the worldsunrise, thousands of Muslims and Jews gather to perform their respective devot
The toughest police beat in the world
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
sunrise, thousands of Muslims and Jews gather to perform their respective devotions at the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Western Wall. They are only a stone's throw apart - and, sadly, that metaphor is only too apt. Every day brings a new risk... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Netanyahu Ready to Go to Paris Tomorrow for Direct 2-State Talks with Abbasalso addressed the French vote last month at UNESCO, in favor of a resolution t
Netanyahu Ready to Go to Paris Tomorrow for Direct 2-State Talks with Abbas
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
also addressed the French vote last month at UNESCO, in favor of a resolution that referred to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall by their Arab names only and rejected any Jewish “claim” on the history of the holy sites. He congratulated... Read more
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7d
InDesign
Renovating Geelong’s Heritagewith the dome as a civic marker”. The dome structure itself is segmented with
Renovating Geelong’s Heritage
InDesign / Posted 7 days ago
with the dome as a civic marker”. The dome structure itself is segmented with large, open portions featuring an open western wall comprised of an irregular and almost jagged facade of windows. Glittering in the sunlight, the windowpanes... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edgecharm with modern height. There's the Ledge, the single name for the four glass
Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
charm with modern height. There's the Ledge, the single name for the four glass boxes that jut four feet out from the western wall of Skydeck at the Willis Tower, still a potent threshold to cross, almost five years after it opened. But Tilt!... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Stone Plans Tap Room in Napacompany says it plans to keep many of the Borreo building’s historic elements i
Stone Plans Tap Room in Napa
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
company says it plans to keep many of the Borreo building’s historic elements intact, but will transform the building’s western wall to add doors to a garden that faces the Napa River. The new tap room will include a 10-barrel pilot brewing... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's revolutionary history unearthed beneath museum sitethe shriek of power tools, archaeologist Rebecca Yamin stood on the edge of a d
Philly's revolutionary history unearthed beneath museum site
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
the shriek of power tools, archaeologist Rebecca Yamin stood on the edge of a dusty pit and examined what was left of the western wall of the Van Dyke Building, which stood at Third and Chestnut Streets in the middle of the 19th century. It was... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Is Nefertiti buried in the tomb of Tutankhamun?gypsum from the niches in the walls that contained five magic bricks, and he wo
Is Nefertiti buried in the tomb of Tutankhamun?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
gypsum from the niches in the walls that contained five magic bricks, and he would certainly have examined the northern and western walls carefully at that time. Second, I find it very unlikely that Tutankhamun’s tomb was placed inside Nefertiti’s... Read more
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Oxford Mail
"The UK's best Klezmer band" will perform at Oxford Jewish street fairbookstores and a Jewish Scribal Stand. The pious will even be able to pray for
"The UK's best Klezmer band" will perform at Oxford Jewish street fair
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
bookstores and a Jewish Scribal Stand. The pious will even be able to pray for peace or make a personal wish at The Western Wall. The third annual Lag B'omer street fair is once again being organised by Oxford University Chabad Society... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
"The UK's best Klezmer band" will perform at Oxford Jewish street fairbookstores and a Jewish Scribal Stand. The pious will even be able to pray for
"The UK's best Klezmer band" will perform at Oxford Jewish street fair
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
bookstores and a Jewish Scribal Stand. The pious will even be able to pray for peace or make a personal wish at The Western Wall. The third annual Lag B'omer street fair is once again being organised by Oxford University Chabad Society... Read more
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Aljazeera
Annexing archaeology: Will UNESCO take on Israel?Mizrachi told Al Jazeera. There was especial annoyance in Israel at the decisi
Annexing archaeology: Will UNESCO take on Israel?
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
Mizrachi told Al Jazeera. There was especial annoyance in Israel at the decision to identify what Israelis know as the Western Wall Plaza as "al-Buraq Plaza" - named for the place where the Prophet Muhammad is supposed to have tethered a steed... Read more
11d
The Jewish Press
What Do Jews in Judea and Samaria Think About Their Arab Neighbors?think I can testify and clarify. Let me answer by first saying: everyone shoul
What Do Jews in Judea and Samaria Think About Their Arab Neighbors?
The Jewish Press / Posted 11 days ago
think I can testify and clarify. Let me answer by first saying: everyone should have a hobby. My hobby is to guide in the Western Wall Tunnels, tunnels inadvertently created when support arches were built in the 13th century, adjacent to the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The UK’s best wildlife watching spots for this bank holiday weekendUse Ogwen car park. Follow the footpath south-east then south-west to Llyn Idwa
The UK’s best wildlife watching spots for this bank holiday weekend
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Use Ogwen car park. Follow the footpath south-east then south-west to Llyn Idwal. Devil’s Kitchen forms the corrie’s south-western wall. A Summer of British Wildlife – 100 Great Days Out Watching Wildlife by James Lowen is out now (£15.99). Bradt... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Time to Leave UNESCO – Againof a pen. The Temple Mount is never mentioned. It is only called by the name al
Time to Leave UNESCO – Again
The Jewish Press / Posted 12 days ago
of a pen. The Temple Mount is never mentioned. It is only called by the name al-Aqsa Mosque / Haram al Sharif. The name “Western Wall” is placed between quotation marks, to indicate that it is an invalid name: Al Buraq Wall is used without... Read more
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New York Post
Inside the home of the Hamptons’ preppiest familyaction is straight ahead in the great room, bookended by slate fireplaces. Here
Inside the home of the Hamptons’ preppiest family
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
action is straight ahead in the great room, bookended by slate fireplaces. Here, a cathedral ceiling rises 25 feet, and a western wall of glass slides fully open, bringing the outside in.A library in the Steel House is part of the family’s private... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Liberal Leaders Press Case On Kotel CompromiseWith less than 10 days remaining of the 60-day review of the historic Western W
Liberal Leaders Press Case On Kotel Compromise
The Jewish Week / Posted 13 days ago
With less than 10 days remaining of the 60-day review of the historic Western Wall compromise, religious leaders here are voicing concerns about potential changes to the plan. “We are in regular contact with the Prime Minister’s office, and will... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Interview with U.S. Senate hopeful Carlos Lopez-Canteraas far as the trip.” During the trip, Lopez-Cantera – at the age of 42 – held
Interview with U.S. Senate hopeful Carlos Lopez-Cantera
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
as far as the trip.” During the trip, Lopez-Cantera – at the age of 42 – held an impromptu bar mitzvah ceremony at the Western Wall. His wife, Renee, and mother are Jewish, while his father is Catholic. The newly bar-mitzvah’d pol told Jewish... Read more
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The Jewish Press
France Postpones May 30 Conference on ‘Peace Initiative’ Postponedfor the UNESCO resolution that removed the mention of any historic Jewish ties
France Postpones May 30 Conference on ‘Peace Initiative’ Postponed
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
for the UNESCO resolution that removed the mention of any historic Jewish ties to Jerusalem, the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. The resolution also referred to Israel as an “occupying power” and the Old City of Jerusalem as... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jewish Women to Breastfeed in Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestinian Authority Minister Warnsfor specific cases.” In February, Ideiss criticized an Israeli plan to build a
Jewish Women to Breastfeed in Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestinian Authority Minister Warns
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
for specific cases.” In February, Ideiss criticized an Israeli plan to build an egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall to be used by non-Orthodox Jews, claiming that the plan will “Judaize the holy site.” Palestinian Authority... Read more
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The Forward
Reform and Conservative Leaders Hope To Rescue Western Wall Prayer Deal With Crisis Visit to IsraelNetanyahu in person of their strong opposition to any changes in the plan to bu
Reform and Conservative Leaders Hope To Rescue Western Wall Prayer Deal With Crisis Visit to Israel
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
Netanyahu in person of their strong opposition to any changes in the plan to build a new egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. According to the plan approved by the government in January, a new platform would be erected at the southern... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Scapegoating Their Own Jewish Communityin “Liberations Seders” around the country. Two Jewish members of the far left
Scapegoating Their Own Jewish Community
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
in “Liberations Seders” around the country. Two Jewish members of the far left CODEPINK, unfurled a banner at the Western Wall reading “American Jews Support BDS.” In a statement, the two blamed the violence in the region on the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The French Will Make Things Worsevoted for a recent UNESCO resolution that didn’t even recognize historic Jewish
The French Will Make Things Worse
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
voted for a recent UNESCO resolution that didn’t even recognize historic Jewish ties to holy sites in Jerusalem such as the Western Wall or the Temple Mount? But even if we lay aside the obvious unsuitability of any plan that is so skewed against... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Jewish community celebrate anniversary of Independenceto the people here no matter if you are Jewish, Christian, Atheist, just to mak
Jewish community celebrate anniversary of Independence
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
to the people here no matter if you are Jewish, Christian, Atheist, just to make them see how we see Israel.” There were also exhibits on the lawn including the Western Wall, located in Jerusalem, it’s one of the holiest places for the Jewish peop... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Local Jewish federation hosts inaugural celebration of Israel at Mercatomyself, not with any congressional group, and went to Jerusalem. I walked aroun
Local Jewish federation hosts inaugural celebration of Israel at Mercato
Naples Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
myself, not with any congressional group, and went to Jerusalem. I walked around the old city by myself ... I went to the western wall, and I sat there ... While I'm not Jewish, I felt centered, I felt closer to my God, and most of all, I felt... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Netanyahu ‘Doubts French Impartiality’ in Paris Peace InitiativeHollande over his country’s vote supporting the UNESCO resolution to erase hist
Netanyahu ‘Doubts French Impartiality’ in Paris Peace Initiative
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
Hollande over his country’s vote supporting the UNESCO resolution to erase historic Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, Channel 2 news reported. The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization... Read more
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Boston Globe
Finding a different angle on travel photographywalk around through life and take pictures at their normal height. Those are fa
Finding a different angle on travel photography
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
walk around through life and take pictures at their normal height. Those are fairly predictable. I have shots from the western wall where I was literally on the ground with the camera pointed up. I got some really incredible stuff from that... Read more
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The Jewish Press
In Search Of Jewish IdentityJewish because their origins have been forgotten. Judaism is not an ethnicity
In Search Of Jewish Identity
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
Jewish because their origins have been forgotten. Judaism is not an ethnicity and Jews are not an ethnic group. Go to the Western Wall in Jerusalem and you will see Jews of every color and culture under the sun, the Beta Israel from Ethiopia, the... Read more
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J Weekly
‘Bar Mitzvah King’ tells tales from the Wallbecause they were expecting several guests and wanted a private party. Rabbi J
‘Bar Mitzvah King’ tells tales from the Wall
J Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
because they were expecting several guests and wanted a private party. Rabbi Jay Karzen with a bar mitzvah boy at the Western Wall He assured them that no address was necessary, and that “Kotel” or “Western Wall” would suffice. But the family... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Yom HaZikaron: Israel Remembers 23,477 Fallen & Victims of TerrorIsraeli soldiers lower the Israeli flag during a Memorial Day ceremony at the W
Yom HaZikaron: Israel Remembers 23,477 Fallen & Victims of Terror
The Jewish Press / Posted 19 days ago
Israeli soldiers lower the Israeli flag during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 10, 2016 as Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers. Photo Credit: Hadas Paruch / Flash 90 The State of... Read more
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The Forward
French Minister Slams UN Vote Ignoring Jewish Ties to Jerusalemtext refers to the Temple Mount area solely as the Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al S
French Minister Slams UN Vote Ignoring Jewish Ties to Jerusalem
The Forward / Posted 20 days ago
text refers to the Temple Mount area solely as the Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al Sharif, except for two references to the Western Wall Plaza that were put in parentheses. The broad-ranging resolution condemns Israeli actions in eastern Jerusalem,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
President Rivlin at Western Wall Memorial Day Ceremony: ‘We Must have Faith in the IDF’The Memorial Day ceremony at the Western WallPhoto Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90
President Rivlin at Western Wall Memorial Day Ceremony: ‘We Must have Faith in the IDF’
The Jewish Press / Posted 20 days ago
The Memorial Day ceremony at the Western WallPhoto Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90 The Memorial Day for the Fallen in Israel’s Wars began Tuesday afternoon with a ceremony at the Yad LaBanim Memorial in Jerusalem, in honor of the 23,447 who have died... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Israel remembers its fallen soldiers, victims of terrorAt 7:30 p.m., there will be a candle-lighting ceremony at the Western Wall atte
Israel remembers its fallen soldiers, victims of terror
DEBKAfile / Posted 20 days ago
At 7:30 p.m., there will be a candle-lighting ceremony at the Western Wall attended by President Reuven Rivlin, the IDF chief of staff, Lieut. Gen. Gady Eisenkot, the chief rabbi of the Western Wall, Shmuel Rabinovitz, and representatives of bereaved... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israel at 68and on. I was moved beyond words by the sight of Jerusalem and the fervor with
Israel at 68
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 20 days ago
and on. I was moved beyond words by the sight of Jerusalem and the fervor with which Jews of all backgrounds prayed at the Western Wall. Coming from a nation that was at the time deeply divided and demoralized, I found my Israeli peers to be... Read more
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Breitbart
WATCH: Women Of The Wall Perform Priestly Blessing At Kotel, Ignoring Banwomen’s priestly blessing ceremony during the intermediate days of Passover. In
WATCH: Women Of The Wall Perform Priestly Blessing At Kotel, Ignoring Ban
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
women’s priestly blessing ceremony during the intermediate days of Passover. In announcing the ceremony, to be held at the Western Wall’s women’s section, Women of the Wall had declared it “the first of its kind.” Tens of thousands of Jews flock... Read more
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The Jewish Press
NJ State Senate Unanimously Rejects BDS for Pension FundNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife meeting the Rabbi of the Western Wa
NJ State Senate Unanimously Rejects BDS for Pension Fund
The Jewish Press / Posted 20 days ago
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife meeting the Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinowitz. The New Jersey State Senate has unanimously rejected the Palestinian Authority-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. A bill... Read more
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The Forward
Women of the Wall Defy Court Order To Perform Priestly Blessing at Kotelceremony from going forward during the intermediate days of Passover. In announ
Women of the Wall Defy Court Order To Perform Priestly Blessing at Kotel
The Forward / Posted 21 days ago
ceremony from going forward during the intermediate days of Passover. In announcing the ceremony, to be held at the Western Wall’s women’s section, Women of the Wall had declared it “the first of its kind.” Tens of thousands of Jews flock to... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
What Israelis want – and what they rejectA man holds an Israeli flag during a mass prayer for soldiers and civilians at
What Israelis want – and what they reject
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 21 days ago
A man holds an Israeli flag during a mass prayer for soldiers and civilians at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City. Photo by Reuters As a member of the Pluralism team (the Index was devised by Prof. Steven Popper), I had an opportunity to work... Read more
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The Forward
UN Official Snubs Israeli Seminar on JerusalemNations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization adopted a resolution
UN Official Snubs Israeli Seminar on Jerusalem
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization adopted a resolution which denies a Jewish connection to the Western Wall and the Temple Mount. Netanyahu posted Friday on Facebook: “Two weeks ago, I was shocked to hear that UNESCO... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Survey: Rightwing Jews More Comfortable Speaking Out in Israel than Counterpartsmarrying non-Jews.” The majority of the Jews in Israel believe women should no
Survey: Rightwing Jews More Comfortable Speaking Out in Israel than Counterparts
The Jewish Press / Posted 22 days ago
marrying non-Jews.” The majority of the Jews in Israel believe women should not be permitted to put on tefillin at the Western Wall, while 56% of Jewish respondents believe Israel must be more considerate of the views of minority groups.... Read more
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The Jewish Press
UN Mid-East Envoy Not Thrilled with Netanyahu’s Free History Lesson Offerthat ignored completely the Jewish history of key spots in the Old City of Jeru
UN Mid-East Envoy Not Thrilled with Netanyahu’s Free History Lesson Offer
The Jewish Press / Posted 23 days ago
that ignored completely the Jewish history of key spots in the Old City of Jerusalem, most notably the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. According to UNESCO, both sites have always been Arab, and only Arab. “I was shocked to hear that UNESCO... Read more
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The China Post
Drag queens raise hell in the only gay bar in West Jerusalemof the Old City that shelter Christianity's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Islam
Drag queens raise hell in the only gay bar in West Jerusalem
The China Post / Posted 24 days ago
of the Old City that shelter Christianity's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Islam's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and Judaism's Western Wall. Some 30 people, both local and just passing through, are in the audience this night for the musical show that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Netanyahu to host seminar on Jewish history for UN diplomatsthe 12th century. Non-Muslims are allowed to visit the site but are not allowe
Netanyahu to host seminar on Jewish history for UN diplomats
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
the 12th century. Non-Muslims are allowed to visit the site but are not allowed to pray there. Jews instead pray at the Western Wall, a retaining wall for an ancient Jewish temple that once stood in the area where the Dome of the Rock now... Read more
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The Jewish Week
How Gil Met MaayanMaayan,” he decided. They were living in different countries, so they began to
How Gil Met Maayan
The Jewish Week / Posted 24 days ago
Maayan,” he decided. They were living in different countries, so they began to “date by Skype.” Gil would take her to the Western Wall and other meaningful sites around Jerusalem. At his favorite restaurant he told the waitress: “We need a table... Read more
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