Tag Archive: Western Wall

Pope played By Palestinians?

      The major news story in Israel today is Pope Francis’ visit to the Holy Land. The Pope was received by political and religious dignitaries, his itinerary including the obligatory photo-op… Continue reading

Cartoon; Split Jerusalem? That’s crazy talk!

The peace talk watchers all aflutter over Kerry’s proposal to break off a piece of the Jewish capital and give it to our sworn enemies in return for a piece of paper. Which… Continue reading

Israel opens first ever mixed prayer area at Kotel

Israel announced the opening of a new mixed gender prayer area at the Kotel. This is an area where the activists of Women of the Wall can pray in any manner they choose.… Continue reading

Arab youth infiltrates Western Wall, declares Muslim sovereignty over Jewish holy site

SHOCK PHOTO: ARAB POSES AT JEWISH HOLY SITE TO ASSERT MUSLIM SOVEREIGNTY.  PA DOCUMENTARY PLEDGES HOMES TO BE BUILT ON WESTERN WALL PLAZA  Dozens of news agencies this past week featured breathless headlines on a fairly… Continue reading

The proof is in the bowing

The Mike Report was browsing the interwebs this morning and came across two elucidating photos both taken this past Wednesday.   One photo was part of a photo essay of Ramadan in Jerusalem. The… Continue reading

New Cable Car Lines to Open in Jerusalem in 2015

Israel Hayom is reporting that the Jerusalem municipality has announced plans to build two cable car lines in Jerusalem. One line will connect Dung Gate (the Old City gate closest to the Western… Continue reading

Wobbly Women of the Wall

THE MIKE REPORT OPINION: The Women of the Wall represents themselves as a group of activists determined to pray according to their conscience at the Kotel, one of Judaism’s holiest sites. They have… Continue reading


MIKE REPORT OPINION: Since 1988 egalitarian activists, led most prominently by The Women of the Wall, have demanded the right to engage in non-traditional prayer at the Kotel Hamaaravi.  The   group’s stated goal is to… Continue reading

Sharansky plans new egalitarian prayer section at kotel – Cartoon of the Day

Natan Sharansky’s proposal for a new egalitarian section at the Kotel (see article below) is the inspiration for the latest Mike Report Cartoon of the Day. Sharansky in N.Y. offers plan for egalitarian… Continue reading