Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774
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Ben Sales, JTA
David Stav, a Modern Orthodox rabbi in the running to be Israel’s next Ashkenazi chief rabbi, has cultivated an image as the liberals' solution to a Rabbinate dominated by the haredi Orthodox.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Following a court ruling in their favor, leaders of an organization pushing for women's prayer rights at the Western Wall withdrew their endorsement of a compromise proposal to expand the egalitarian section there.
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JTA
Israel's Air Force shot down an unmanned aircraft off the coast of Haifa.
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JTA
Women praying out loud at the Western Wall in prayer shawls do not disturb the public order and should not have been arrested, an Israeli court found.
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The debate over who can pray where at the Kotel is especially salient for Americans who travel to Israel for simchas or synagogue tours.
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