Category Archives: News Coverage

Chicago Jewish News: The Other Side of the Wall

Peskin and co-founder Leah Aharoni are going on separate speaking tours of the United States to offer their views on the controversial Israeli group Women of the Wall and explain why they believe that group is alienating American Jews.

Rachel Avraham: Bloggers, Media Not Responsible For Graffiti, Not Connected to W4W

“Just because Peggy was the victim of a graffiti attack does not give Shira Pruce, Women of the Wall spokeswoman, the right to make false accusations against her political opponents.”

Interview with Ronit Peskin on Jerusalem Online – WOW Instigating Violence with False Accusations

In an interview with Rachel Avraham, Peskin denied the absurd accusation that W4W and journalists who spoke out against Women of the Wall are connected to the graffiti targeting Women of the Wall board member Peggy Cidor.

W4W’s Ronit Peskin took center stage

The 25-year-old self-described housewife stood in front of a crowded room at the biggest Jewish conference of the year, the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly in Jerusalem. She was about to verbally assail Women of the Wall — a group most in the audience supported. By the end of the event, she was told she should run for Knesset.

Women on both sides of Kotel debate to share stage

“The fact that the Women of the Wall — the supposedly more open-minded group — refused to have anything to do with or any conversation or dialogue with Women for the Wall, I found amusing, and somewhat off-putting.”