UNESCO decision extremely offensive to Jews
By Mitzpeh Staff
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As Jews, the holiest and most important place we can visit is Jerusalem. We go to the Kotel and place notes or pictures of our loved ones in the wall’s cracks. It is something every Jew must experience in his or her lifetime.
But last week, the United Nations Educational, Scientific ...
Expanded egalitarian space at Kotel a win for non-Orthodox Jews, Women of the Wall
By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58
The Israeli government approved a plan January 31 for the creation of a new egalitarian prayer space at the Robinson Arch area at the southern end of the Western Wall, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Many Jews around the world are excited about this decision, which will allow men and women ...
PLO opposes Israeli construction near Western Wall
By Dayna Gillespie, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh
The Palestine Liberation Organization expressed its opposition to the proposed construction of a Jewish museum and education center at the Western Wall Plaza in the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday, according to a Jerusalem Post report.
The Western Wall Heritage foundation promotes the ...