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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman being arrested following her group’s prayer service at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Oct. 16, 2012. (Women of the Wall)

One year and counting: Western Wall prayer fight must go on

Anat Hoffman January 30, 2017

JERUSALEM (JTA) — One year ago, we thought we had made history. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government passed the Western Wall agreement, for the first time granting official recognition to non-Orthodox Jewish streams and women’s rights...

Women of the Wall

Women of the Wall

Hadas Parush/Flash90 January 11, 2017

Orthodox Jews try to prevent a group of American Conservative and Reform rabbis and the Women of the Wall movement members from bringing Torah scrolls into the Western Wall compound during a protest march against the government’s failure to deliver...

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