Freedom.

On September 1 (that’s today), Women of the Wall will be having a selichot service at the Kotel.

Kotel caption contest

This photograph was taken this morning, during Rosh Chodesh prayers at the Kotel. Women of the Wall were there and were kept very far from the Women’s Section and the Kotel by police.  The cited reason: security concerns. It seems that since ultra-Orthodox...

I was going to write about Sharanky’s plan…

…but I think this thread on Joel Alan Katz’s photo page on FB covers all the necessary ground. For those click-phobic, I will summarize my thoughts on Sharansky’s call for setting up Robinson’s Arch as an Alterna-Kotel or Egal Kotel or...

Sharansky ANGRY!!

It seems that Bibi’s man Natan Sharansky, charged by the PM with figuring out the Kotel Conundrum (otherwise known as #WomenoftheWall), has finally put his foot down! YNET reports that Jerusalem Police Commander Major-General Yossi Parente sent a letter to Anat...

This is how Sharansky is handling #WomenoftheWall

Nice. I cannot wait until next Rosh Chodesh to see what else Natan has planned!  …Perhaps, as a bonus, we might get more of Gil Troy’s calls for maintaining the status quo which in effect kowtows to Haredi hegemony “compromise”! (BTW, when...