Groups petition Israeli High Court for expanded Western Wall egalitarian prayer section

January 16, 2018 by  
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The Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel, the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, and the Women of the Wall prayer rights group brought a petition to Israel’s High Court of Justice in an effort to force the expansion of the existing egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall. Read more

‘Donald John Trump, Western Wall’ train station approved for construction

December 28, 2017 by  
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The project was approved on Tuesday when Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz accepted recommendations issued by the steering committee of Israel Railways to construct a train station in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter. Read more

New portions of Western Wall and Roman theatre unveiled in Jerusalem

October 17, 2017 by  
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The Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) has announced large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of the Western Wall unseen for 1,700 years, as well as an ancient Roman theatre. Read more

“Jewish People have no connection to the Western Wall” – UNESCO

October 14, 2016 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a UNESCO decision claiming the Jewish People have no connection to the Temple Mount or the Western Wall. Read more