Western Wall

'Fighting with the Reform Movement won't help anything'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern presented his own proposal to resolve the dispute over the Western Wall in light of the petitions by the Reform and …

Israel

'Dividing Western Wall for the Reform will divide the people'

An expanded panel of seven justices held a hearing today on a series of petitions concerning the Western Wall layout plan.<p>Matityahu Dan the, chairman …

Israel

Israel Top Court Suggests It Will Not Enforce Western Wall Prayer Deal

The Israeli Supreme Court indicated on Sunday that it would not force the government to implement the full plan it had approved and later suspended …

Jewish Culture

Inproving Western Wall egalitarian section important, Israel’s Supreme Court justices say

Members of the Reform movement and Hebrew Union College holding torah scrolls during a mixed prayer at the public square in front of the Western …

Israel

Against the wall

The debacle surrounding the Kotel reflects the degree to which Netanyahu’s ruling party, the Likud, is beholden to the special interest parties of …

Israel

Expanded seven-judge panel to hear Western Wall petitions

The progressive Jewish movements and the Women of the Wall organization have petitioned the court.<p>A general view shows Jewish worshippers taking part …

Israel

The Tanach was right: Jerusalem did have a governor in biblical times

A clay seal impression found in Jerusalem is evidence that the city had a governor in biblical times, Israeli archaeologists have said.<p>The …

Jewish Culture

Israel rabbis lead prayers for rain at Western Wall

More than 2,000 Jews joined Israel’s chief rabbis at Jerusalem’s Western Wall on Thursday to pray for rain as the country faces a fourth straight dry …

Israel

Israel Wants to Name Station After Trump Near Western Wall

<b>Jerusalem:</b> Israel wants to name a train station after Donald Trump to thank him for recognising Jerusalem as its capital, but the site of the planned …

Israel

Thousands of Israelis join prayers for rain called by agriculture minister at Western Wall

Some 2,500 people attended a special service at the Western Wall plaza on Thursday evening to pray for rain and to mark the 10th of Tevet fast. …

Israel

Israeli minister turns to prayer to help relieve drought

Four years of heavy drought have overtaxed Israel's unmatched array of desalination and wastewater treatment plants.<p>Religious Jews attend a special …

World News

Israel to name new Jerusalem train station after Donald Trump

Israel is to name a planned new railway station close to Judaism's hallowed Western Wall in annexed east Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump, the transport minister has said.<p>Trump has been lauded by the Jewish state - and sparked international condemnation - by breaking with years of US …

Israel

Israel Minister Plans Trump Train Station At Western Wall

Jerusalem (AP) -- Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City, passing near …

Israel

Israel Announces It's Naming Western Wall Train Station After Donald Trump 

President Donald Trump, a large adult who loves boats and trucks, will be honored with his very own train station near the Western Wall in Jerusalem, …

Israel

Israeli official: Future Western Wall train station to be named after Trump

A future train station in Jerusalem near the sacred Western Wall will bear the name of President Donald Trump, Israel’s minister of transportation said Wednesday, an honor bestowed in response to Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.<p>“The Western Wall is the holiest place …

Israel

Israeli minister plans Trump train station at Western Wall

JERUSALEM — Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims — and ending at the Western Wall with a station named after President Donald Trump.<p>Yisrael Katz's plan, currently in …

Israel

Israeli minister plans to name Western Wall train station after Trump

Yisrael Katz wants to name stop on new rail line after US president for his ‘brave decision to recognise city as Israel’s capital’<p>Israel’s transport minister is pushing ahead with a plan to extend Jerusalem’s soon-to-open high-speed rail line to the Western Wall, where he wants to name a station …

Israel

Jerusalem Train Station Near Western Wall to be Named After Donald Trump

(JERUSALEM) — Israel’s transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City, passing near sites …

Israel

Ex-mufti rails at plan for Trump train stop at Western Wall

Ikrema Sabri, a senior Muslim cleric in Jerusalem, on Wednesday denounced an Israeli government plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old …

Israel

Future train station at Western Wall could be named after Trump

Israel could end up naming a future train station at the Western Wall after President Trump in honor of his "brave decision" to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.<p>Israel’s transportation minister Yisrael Katz plans to extend Jerusalem’s soon-to-open high speed rail to the Western …

Israel

Israel Renaming Infrastructure Near Western Wall To Recognize Trump for Jerusalem Embassy Move

In reward for the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the country is planning to name a train station near the Western Wall after …

Israel

Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel wants to name a train station after Donald Trump to thank him for recognizing Jerusalem as its capital, but the site of the planned building could be as divisive as the U.S. president's declaration.<p>Transport Minister Israel Katz said on Wednesday he had chosen a …

Israel

New Western Wall train station to be named after Trump

"The Western Wall is the holiest place for the Jewish people, and I decided to call the train station that leads to it after President Trump."<p>US …

Israel

Jerusalem to reward Trump by putting his name on train station

Israel is poised to reward President Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as its capital – by naming a train station near the Western Wall after him, …

Israel

A Train Station Near One of Israel’s Holiest Sites to Be Named for Trump

A new train station next to Israel’s Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, will be named for President Donald Trump, Israel’s …

Israel

Israel to name new train station near Jerusalem’s Western Wall after Donald Trump

The Israeli government will name a new train station being built near Jerusalem’s Western Wall after President Donald Trump, the <i>Jerusalem Post</i> …

Israel

Israel wants to name a train station in Jerusalem after Trump

President Trump's name may soon grace a building in Jerusalem — and it won't be a hotel. <i>Reuters</i> reported Wednesday that Israel's transportation …

Business

Israel considers naming new Jerusalem train station after Donald Trump

Israel Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz announced Wednesday his plans to name a new train station near the Western Wall after President Donald Trump, the Daily Caller reported.<p>“The Kotel [Western Wall] is the holiest place to the Jewish people, and I have decided to name the train station …

Conservative View

Israel Minister Wants Trump Train Station at Western Wall

A proposed railway tunnel project that would run under Jerusalem’s Old City and near sites holy to Christians, Jews, and Muslims could end at one …

Israel

Israel is naming a train station next to the holiest site in Judaism after Trump

A train station that will be built next to the Western Wall will be named after US President Donald Trump.<p>The decision was made by Transportation Minister Israel Katz, who said: “The Western Wall is the holiest place for the Jewish people, and I decided to name the train station that leads to it …

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