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Israel’s High Court of Justice agreed to reconsider its recent decision allowing the Women of the Wall group to hold services at the Western Wall. The decision, which also allowed the women to read aloud from the Torah and wear prayer shawls at the Wall, had prompted an outcry from fervently Orthodox politicians.

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