Women of the Wall catalyzes engagement in healthy democracy. We are seeking equal ritual access at the Kotel. We query the role of religion in civil society and its form in sacred space, the limits of freedom and coercion, and propose ethical practices for Judaism.
He stands, lowering his pants, and urinates on the dying bonfire of Zionism. (from “Shtei Nekudot” by Aharon Shabtai, Haaretz, Oct. 11, 1998) Growing numbers of Jews in Israel and around the world are sinking into banal ambivalence, alienation, and even hostility toward the country. On a polarized field, deprecating detractors face off against staunch
In 2008, the U.S. State Department ranked Israel among countries that do not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. Trafficking women into prostitution thrives because of the enormous demand, estimated at more than a million monthly visits to brothels by men from all sectors of Israeli society. How do we