Judaism May 20, 2015: Women of the Wall again barred from reading Torah as police arrest supporter

Women of the Wall again barred from reading Torah as police arrest supporter

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 20, 2015, 1:26 PM MST

 

For the month of Sivan Women of the Wall were supposed to have Bat Mitzvahs for six girls, who were denied the chance to read from the Torah, May 20, 2015

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For the month of Sivan Women of the Wall were supposed to have Bat Mitzvahs for six girls, who were denied the chance to read from the Torah, May 20, 2015
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Judaism October 26, 2014: Women of the Wall’s historic Torah scroll smuggling reading at Kotel bat mitzvah

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Women of the Wall’s historic Torah scroll smuggling reading at Kotel bat mitzvah

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 26, 2014, 3:37 PM MST

 

Sasha Lutt becomes the first girl to have a full bat mitzvah in the women's section at the Kotel, Western Wall by reading the Torah as part of the Women of the Wall's monthly prayer service, Oct. 24, 2014

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Sasha Lutt becomes the first girl to have a full bat mitzvah in the women’s section at the Kotel, Western Wall by reading the Torah as part of the Women of the Wall’s monthly prayer service, Oct. 24, 2014
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Judaism February 10, 2014: Kolech Orthodox feminists Women of the Wall break over egalitarian prayer space

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Kolech Orthodox feminists Women of the Wall break over egalitarian prayer space 

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Examiner.com, February 10, 2014, 4:59 PM MST

Women of the Wall are ready to accept a government proposal to permanently move to Robinson's Arch causing supporters and groups of members to splinters off from the organization, vowing to continue to fight to prayer at the women's section of the Kotel
Women of the Wall are ready to accept a government proposal to permanently move to Robinson’s Arch causing supporters and groups of members to splinters off from the organization, vowing to continue to fight to prayer in the women’s section of the Kotel
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Judaism January 6, 2014: Women of the Wall face Torah smuggling controversy at Shevat Rosh Hodesh prayers

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Women of the Wall face Torah smuggling controversy at Shevat Rosh Hodesh prayers

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, January 6, 2014, 10:18 PM MST

For the second month in a row the Women of the Wall were denied to read from the Torah during their monthly prayer service, Jan. 2, 2014; they were accused of trying to smuggle a Torah scroll into their Shevat service
For the second month in a row, the Women of the Wall were denied to read from the Torah during their monthly prayer service, Jan. 2, 2014; they were accused of trying to smuggle a Torah scroll into their Shevat service
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Judaism August 26, 2013: Women of the Wall protest new egalitarian prayer site south of the Kotel

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Women of the Wall protest new egalitarian prayer site south of the Kotel

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, August 26, 2013, 9:16 PM MST

Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman delivers a statement against the new egalitarian prayer site, Aug. 25, 2013; Hoffman called for a sit-in protest after it was announced the group would be relegated south of the Kotel's main plaza.

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Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman delivers a statement against the new egalitarian prayer site, Aug. 25, 2013; Hoffman called for a sit-in protest after it was announced the group would be relegated south of the Kotel’s main plaza.
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Judaism August 19, 2013: Mediation fails in conflict over Touro Synagogue, celebrates 250th anniversary

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Mediation fails in conflict over Touro Synagogue, celebrates 250th anniversary

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Examiner.com, August 19, 2013, 6:43 PM MST

The Sephardic Orthodox Congregation dates back to 1658, and the synagogue is the oldest in the United States. Architect Peter Harrison designed the structure in the Palladian style, and it was completed in 1763.

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The Sephardic Orthodox Congregation dates back to 1658, and the synagogue is the oldest in the United States. Architect Peter Harrison designed the structure in the Palladian style, and it was completed in 1763.
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Judaism July 22, 2013: Women of the Wall face ultra-Orthodox protests at Kotel

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Women of the Wall face ultra-Orthodox protests at Kotel

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Examiner.com, July 14, 2013, 11:56 PM MST

Women of the Wall face ultra-Orthodox protests at the Kotel for their prayer services marking the beginning of the Jewish month of Av, July 8, 2013.
Women of the Wall face ultra-Orthodox protests at the Kotel for their prayer services marking the beginning of the Jewish month of Av, July 8, 2013.
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