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  • Standing Up for Women’s Rights in Israel

    By Masa Israel Journey

    May 12, 2011 | 10:55 am

    by Ravid Tilles, student at Masa Israel’s Schechter Rabbinical Seminary Overseas program

    On Rosh Hodesh, the first day of the month of the Jewish calendar, brave women, known as the Women of the Wall, enter the female section of the Kotel praying area and conduct a morning service....

  • Rabbis launch campaign for Women of the Wall

    October 18, 2010 | 10:18 am

    A group of North American rabbis has launched an online campaign to support women who want to pray at the Western Wall with Torahs and prayer shawls.

    The 28 rabbis, calling themselves Rabbis for Women of the Wall, sent a letter Monday morning to seven Israeli leaders urging...