Israel’s Justice Ministry plans to ask the Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling allowing Jewish women to hold non-Orthodox prayer services at the Western Wall. A “petition will be presented in the coming week,” the ministry said. Last week’s decision by the court was blasted by the fervently Orthodox community, and Israeli officials have warned of possible violence.
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