Through One Woman’s Eyes

Originally printed in Hamodia magazine. Although I go to daven at the Kosel every Rosh Chodesh, I no longer choose to go for Shacharis because I find the presence of the Women at the Wall,…

The other Women of the Wall

by Deena Nataf Printed in the Jerusalem Post, 5/13/13 Tolerance works both ways, and so does respect. Doesn’t matter whether you understand why some Jews are devastated when they see…

HaModia: Women for the Wall’s (W4W) Founder Speaks Out

Last Friday, a group called Women for the Wall (W4W) arranged a gathering at the Kosel as a response to Nashot Hakotel, or Women of the Wall (WoW), a group…

Jerusalem Post: Traditional women challenge Women of the Wall

A founding member of Women for the Wall – a nascent, broad-based women’s coalition supporting traditional religious observance at the Western Wall – described rival group Women of the Wall…

Terra Incognita: Liberating the Wall from Whom?

by Seth J. Frantzman From the Jerusalem Post, 12/18/2012 Several weeks ago I went with my wife and her family to the Western Wall. Her family is Ethiopian and Ethiopian…