What happened today at the Kotel is a victory, but a small one. The. The appointment of Conservative and Reform "community rabbis", announced last week, is a greater one, though it did not receive as much publicity. Along the road still lie the problems of Conservative, Reform and cicil weddings and divorces, non-Orthodox conversion to Judaism, and, eventually, the desired goal of separation of religion and state.
10 arrested at Israeli Arab protest in Ramle (Haaretz)