Saturday, February 25, 2017

Our Letter to Netanyahu

This past fall, Trustee Norm Rosen brought up the issue of egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall, or Kotel, to the Board. For more about the controversy, see the following article from the Forward website: With Western Wall Prayer Deal Dead, Orthodox Stake Brazen Claim to Egalitarian Area.

After much discussion, a letter was drafted, revised, signed by the officers and all but one of the Trustees of Congregation Adas Emuno, and delivered (via the internet) to the Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu.

As we consider this an open letter as well, we are sharing it here on our Congregational blog:

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