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  • Women of the Wall director detained by police over Torah scroll

    June 7, 2016 | 11:54 am

    The executive director of the Women of the Wall was detained by police after smuggling a Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Western Wall.

    Lesley Sachs was questioned Monday at the Israel Police station in the Old City of Jerusalem and released several hours later. She...

  • Women of the Wall head arrested for singing at Western Wall

    October 17, 2012 | 9:25 am

    Jerusalem police arrested the leader of Women of the Wall for singing at the Western Wall.

    Anat Hoffman was arrested Tuesday evening for “disturbing public order.” The organization posted on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon that Hoffman was in court. "She is being accused of...