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Jewish worshipers celebrate Jerusalem Day at the Western Wall in 2019.

Footage shows people urinating at Western Wall egalitarian section

Masorti movement says two recent incidents part of a phenomenon due to lack of public toilets at the site.

What comes next for Masorti Judaism in Israel? - opinion

Our goal is to create a space for liberal and centrist forms of Jewish expression that will enhance Israeli society and restore both religious and civic balance.

By JACOB BLUMENTHAL
24/07/2021

Bill authorizing egalitarian prayer at Kotel proposed by coalition MK

The bill would implement a resolution creating a state-recognized egalitarian prayer section at the southern end of the Western Wall.

18/07/2021

Extremist Orthodox activists take over Western Wall egalitarian section

A group of hardline religious-Zionist activists reportedly interrupted a Conservative payer service and megillah reading, and prevented some Conservative worshippers from entering the site.

Orthodox agitators interrupt Conservative Bar Mitzvah at Western Wall

A hardline group of religious-Zionists have staged prayer services and Torah lessons at the egalitarian section to undermine the association of it with Conservative and Reform movements.

A screen capture of the live stream feed from a hearing at the High Court of Justice

Jewish NGOs celebrate 'long overdue' Israeli conversion decision

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, said the decision "reflects the diversity and vibrancy of Jewish life in Israel and around the world.”

High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the

High Court poised to rule on explosive non-Orthodox conversion

A ruling granting citizenship to individuals who converted through non-Orthodox movements in Israel would generate fierce opposition from the ultra-Orthodox parties and rabbinic leadership

New Masorti Movement director: COVID-19 is huge challenge for communities

“We are experiencing a great societal and economic crisis, and the Masorti Movement must know how to help heal these.”

Hadassah president denounces WZO coalition agreement

Masorti director: We will leave Zionist institutions and establish new ones if we have no place at the table

Agreement gives powerful post to religious Zionists, ultra-Orthodox slates

The agreement gives the chairmanship of the WZO to the Likud, and initially chairmanship of KKL to Mizrachi Olami, the mainstream modern Orthodox and religious-Zionist slate.

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