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A new platform at the Western Wall intended for mixed-gender prayer has sparked objections from egalitarian groups. Critics say it favors a separatist solution to the ongoing debate over what prayer rights women should enjoy at one of Judaism's most sacred sites.
“This new platform, built ahead of Rosh Hashanah, will help unify the Jewish people and enable all Jews to pray freely at
Pruce told Haaretz that they decided to hold the Selichot services in response to popular demand. “Our core group has grown
Women of the Wall is a group of women who hold group prayer, wrap tefillin, and wear prayer shawls at the Wall. The group even brought a Torah inside the gates of the Wall, an illegal act.
Eyewitnesses said Hoffman held a Torah scroll while leading 150 women in song but did not read from it. Carrying a Torah