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Board of Deputies of British Jews criticizes WZO over Kotel violence

Women of the Wall are demanding that Yaakov Hagoel, chairman of the World Zionist Organization and acting chairman of the Jewish Agency, take responsibility and apologize for violence that ensued.

10/05/2022

WZO: We didn't fund Orthodox women's prayer service at the Kotel

"We understand that the World Zionist Organization (WZO) has launched an inquiry into the incident and we eagerly await its findings," Hagoel said.

08/05/2022

Backlash against Women of the Wall prayer sparks Western Wall tensions

World Zionist Organization holds Independence Day prayer service at the same time as Women of the Wall event

02/05/2022

When wearing a kippah in Jerusalem is dangerous - opinion

This is Jerusalem, my hometown, where you should be safe wearing whatever head covering you desire.

Ultra-Orthodox protest against Women of the Wall at the Western Wall

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation pushed hundreds of liberal worshipers to the back of the Western Wall plaza near the fountain at the entrance.

No one should worry about being assaulted while praying at the Kotel - opinion

A new Women of the Wall choir is forming.

By DEBORAH KATCHKO-GRAY
27/02/2022

Violence and attacks by ultra-Orthodox people against women - opinion

Month after month, members of the ultra-Orthodox public violently attack Women of the Wall who attempt to pray in the women’s section of the Western Wall, as is their right and their practice.

By ANNA KISLANSKI
01/02/2022

Pluralists outraged over Bennett ruling out Kotel deal

PM's broken promise called "strategic ticking time bomb that will harm relations between Israel and world Jewry."

29/01/2022

Far Right tries to stop Bennett from enacting Kotel deal

During the Women of the Wall prayer service taking place on Monday for Rosh Chodesh Shevet, the women were met with violence, which they said was not brought under control by nearby security guards.

Darkenu launches campaign asking Diaspora Jews to support Western Wall deal

The non-partisan civil society movement Darkenu launched a campaign calling for Diaspora Jews to express their support for the Western Wall compromise which is being pushed by the gov't.

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