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Published: 5 June 2016

Last updated: 5 June 2016

Will Israel live up to deal on Western Wall prayer? Benjamin Netanyahu sets 3-week deadline - Naomi Zeveloff – The Forward 01.06.16
American Jewish leaders tell PM Netanyahu that the Jewish diaspora’s relationship with Israel is at stake if it fails to implement the plan - already approved by the government, but blocked by the ultra-Orthodox who, though they make up about 10% of the Israeli public, dominate state policy on issues of religion in the public sphere. Yedidia Stern: ‘If American Jewry or anyone else outside of Israel thinks that Israeli politics can solve [this] by itself the answer is that it will never happen. The only way to achieve any change is pressure from the outside.’
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Benjamin Netanyahu says he¹ll keep his promise, orders new prayer podium for Western Wall – Naomi Zeveloff – The Forward 02.06.16

Urgent Israel visit to rescue Western Wall prayer deal May 17, 2016


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