It finally happened.
After a 26-year struggle, Women of the Wall read from a full size Torah scroll in the women's section of the Kotel.
Last Monday at 7:00 in the morning, I arrived together with 133 women and 50 men at the Western Wall plaza. We stood on both sides of the Kotel's gender partition. At just the right moment, we went to a small, unlocked gate in the partition, opened it, and brought in one of the Torah scrolls from the men's section.
We hugged the Torah. We danced with it. We prayed with it. We read from it. We uncovered new meaning in the words “For from Zion the... Read More