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  • Morgan Freeman visits Western Wall

    October 26, 2015 | 11:12 am

    American actor Morgan Freeman visited the Western Wall.

    Freeman, who played God in the movie “Bruce Almighty,” is in Israel to film episodes of the new National Geographic series “The Story of God,” which is scheduled to air next year. Freeman is the executive producer.


  • Western Wall rabbi to Charedi girls: Avoid plaza for Women of the Wall service

    October 3, 2013 | 9:45 am

    The Western Wall rabbi requested that Charedi Orthodox girls not fill the plaza for the next Women of the Wall service.

    Aiming to reduce tension at the plaza, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz made the request on Thursday, one day before the monthly Rosh Chodesh service by the group.

  • Israel’s chief rabbis receive death threats over Women of the Wall prayer

    June 3, 2013 | 9:33 am

    Israel’s chief rabbis received death threats in letters to their offices warning them to allow the Women of the Wall to pray “in accordance with our customs.”

    The letters, headlined “This is a last warning,” were delivered Monday to the offices of Rabbi Yona Metzger and Rabbi...