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Women of the Wall, or Nashot Hakotel נשות הכותל in Hebrew, is a group of Jewish women from around the world who strive to achieve the right, as women, to wear prayer shawls, pray and read from the Torah collectively and out loud at the Western Wall (Kotel) in Jerusalem, Israel. The Western Wall is Judaism’s most […]






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“See, I am doing something new! Now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?” –Isaiah 43:19 Last Thursday, October 11, was the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council. That night, I was at Holy Wisdom Monastery, recovering from a red-eye flight from California and preparing for the start of WOC’s fall […]






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I’ve now been here at WOC for almost three months and I can’t believe how much I have learned and done already! Hours of translating WOC’s values, mission, and history has proven worthwhile with the latest addition of our WOC en español tab on the website.  If you recall any of your Spanish classes from the […]






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