Historic Agreement to Recognize the Status of Egalitarian Prayer at the Kotel (the Western Wall)

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We are very pleased to share with you that on January 31, 2016, the Israeli Government passed an historic and unprecedented resolution legalizing and officially recognizing the status of egalitarian prayer at the Kotel – Western Wall.

Following three years of intense negotiations, an egalitarian and pluralistic prayer section will be constructed alongside the existing separated sections, the entrance to which will be from the central entry point and will be managed by the Reform and Conservative Movements in Israel and Women of the Wall, together with the Israeli Government. To read more, please click on the links below.

Click here to read the press release from the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism

Click here to read the press release from the Masorti Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel

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