WOW’s mission statement, they only want “to achieve the social and legal recognition of our right, as women, to wear prayer shawls, pray and read from the Torah collectively and out loud at the Western Wall,” was never more than a facade for its true goal.
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On Monday, Women of the Wall announced that they would move to the new plaza if and when “all of their conditions and specifications are met.” Though the organization is claiming to “lead the Jewish People towards change,” there is nothing new here. For the past year, Women of the Wall have been speaking out of both sides of their mouth, paying lip service to the solution proposed by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, while at the same time presenting far-fetched demands and refusing any semblance of compromise.
Commentary Magazine: WOW is used by Israel’s political left to make American Jews believe that Israel is going fundamentalist, and to bring American pressure to bear upon the Jewish State. This false picture is designed to overrule Israeli choices at the ballot box.