They asked Netanyahu and Steinitz to follow the lead of Regev, who declined to authorize plans to change anything at the Western Wall.
Regev refused to approve the renovations, saying she fundamentally disagreed with mixed-gender prayer at the Western Wall, despite having supported it in the past.
“They are not even beginning to heal the wounds the cancellation of the original plan caused.”
While America may be Israel’s best friend and ally, it has no right to give orders to the Israeli media.
Violent scuffles break out again at the Western Wall as Reform group physically “asserts” its way into site with Torah scrolls and was forcibly resisted by police, security guards.
But survey of Jewish-Israelis shows near split on acceptance of women reading from the Torah
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The open letter addressed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses the North American Conservative movement's feelings of betrayal after the Western Wall and Conversion crises.
Amar, who referred to non-Orthodox Jews as “cursed” and people “who do every injustice in the world,” expressed himself in an exceptionally inappropriate manner for a man who holds an official title and who receives a salary from the state.