Reform rabbi utilizes parliamentary immunity to violate status quo at Kotel

October 8, 2021 by  
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Member of Knesset (MK) Gilad Kariv, a member of the Labor party and a Reform rabbi, took advantage of his parliamentary immunity to violate the status quo at Kotel forcefully introducing a Torah into the women’s section. Read more

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