U.S. Conservative Jews Call 'Global Flashmob' to Protest Arrest of Western Wall Activist

Anat Hoffman, leader of Women of the Wall, was arrested last week for praying aloud at the holy site.

The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism is organizing what it calls a "global Sh'ma flashmob" at 1 P.M. Eastern Time on Monday, in response to the arrest of Anat Hoffman, the chairwoman of Women of the Wall, last week at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

As part of this initiative, it has asked all its congregations and supporters around the world to gather wherever they are and to film...