Tag Archives: Kotel

The female reporter Kotel kerfuffle (updates)

Every story I read about Vice President Pence’s visit to the Kotel (Western Wall) included how upset female reporters were for being stuck in the women’s section of the plaza, where they could not as easily take photos because the … Continue reading

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NGO tweets picture of Jews at Kotel as “Palestinian Christians and Muslims unite against Trump”

The “Institute of Middle East Understanding,” which claims to be an independent organization meant to provide accurate information about the Middle East to journalists,  published this tweet: Of course, this is a photo of Jews flocking to the Kotel this past … Continue reading

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Palestinian Authority closing schools Thursday so they can hold large anti-US rallies (plus Kotel without Dome pics)

The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Education announced the closure of all schools Thursday. It called on its staff, teachers, high school students, universities and colleges to participate in rallies scheduled Thursday at noon. Ordinary Palestinians aren’t bothered enough by the … Continue reading

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Everyone who visits the Kotel is a “settler” in Arab media

From popular Egyptian news site Youm7 (Seventh Day), showing pictures of Sukkot in Jerusalem. This is using Google Translate but the translation of مستوطن يهودى  is accurate: I see this sort of thing all the time. Yesterday Arab media reported 22,500 “settlers” … Continue reading

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Freedom fighters and the Kotel (Forest Rain)

The Women of the Wall say on their website that they are the “new liberators” of the Western Wall. 50 years after the reunification of Jerusalem, not only is this statement offensive to the soldiers that fought and died, the … Continue reading

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