Reform Leader: Cabinet Pledged to Nix Transfer of Kotel Prayer Area to Settler Group Elad

Rabbi Rick Jacobs says promise could end crisis of confidence between Israeli government and non-Orthodox movement over prayer deal at Western Wall.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli cabinet intend to revoke the controversial agreement to give the right-wing Elad-City of David Foundation control of the area of the Western Wall that had been earmarked for non-Orthodox prayer.