Jul 21, 2021 • 42M

When the Kotel becomes a weapon ...

A conversation with Shira Ben-Sasson Furstenberg of the New Israel Fund about the Tisha B'av events at the Western Wall

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The Times of Israel covered the story briefly, but clearly. On Tisha B’av, a day in which Jews typically think about mending the broken relations inside the Jewish world because of the tradition’s claim that the second Temple was destroyed because of wanton hatred, “a group of far-right Orthodox activists overran the pluralistic prayer pavilion at the W…

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