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Posts Tagged: Netanyahu Western Wall

March 2, 2018 2:13 pm

Permits Requested to Expand Egalitarian Prayer Section at Jerusalem’s Western Wall

JNS.org - The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office has recently requested permits to expand the egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. According to The Jerusalem Post,...

May 24, 2017 10:00 am

Netanyahu on Jerusalem Day: Temple Mount, Western Wall ‘Will Forever Remain Part of Israel’

JNS.org - During a celebration for Jerusalem Day at the Israeli Knesset, marking the 50th anniversary of the capital city’s reunification, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

November 16, 2016 10:46 am

Netanyahu: ‘Quiet Diplomacy’ Needed to Resolve Western Wall Issue

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “quiet diplomacy between Jews and Jews” is required to resolve the Western Wall prayer controversy, in a talk Tuesday to the General...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...