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Three Worlds Collide in 'Jerusalem,' the City and the Film
Originally Posted: 01/15/2014 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

When the producers of Jerusalem, a new movie for IMAX and other giant screen theaters, decided to approach the topic, they wanted to bring a fresh perspective to the long history. ...

'Jerusalem,' a Tribute to the Holy City, Comes to the Giant Screen
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 5:21pm | Type: Blog

It may be as close as a person can get to praying at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Western Wall, without actually going there. It may be as close as ...

Jewish Feminists Say They’d Accept Western Wall Prayer Compromise
Originally Posted: 10/07/2013 - 2:25pm | Type: Blog

JERUSALEM — In a stunning reversal, a feminist Jewish prayer group said it will consider a government proposal to allow a mixed-gender prayer space at the Western Wall — but only after the government agrees to ...

Feminists Call Temporary Western Wall Prayer Platform a ‘Sundeck'
Originally Posted: 09/04/2013 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

While the non-Orthodox leaders welcomed the new platform that can accommodate up to 450 worshippers, a group of Jewish feminists called it nothing more than “a sun deck” designed to marginalize anyone who is n ...

Jewish Federations Support Egalitarian Space at Western Wall
Originally Posted: 06/05/2013 - 1:34pm | Type: Blog

The Jewish Federations of North America announced Monday that its trustees had passed a resolution in favor of a nonsegregated place where men and women can pray and read from the Torah at the Western Wall, th ...

Tensions Flare Over Women’s Prayers at Sacred Western Wall
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 4:58pm | Type: Blog

The ultra-Orthodox rabbi in charge of the sacred Western Wall assured a government emissary on Thursday that Jewish women will not be arrested if they try to recite the mourner’s prayer at the holy site, despi ...

Jews Rally Around Woman Arrested for Praying at Western Wall
Originally Posted: 10/23/2012 - 4:50pm | Type: Blog

JERUSALEM -- Jews from Manhattan to Mozambique held prayer vigils on Monday to protest the arrest and incarceration of an Israeli feminist as she was leading 250 American Jewish women in prayer at the Western ...