Sharansky Sees Egalitarian Section at Western Wall Within Two Years

Following up on his compromise to the Women of the Wall that a third prayer section for non-traditional worship will be built at the Jerusalem holy site, the Jewish Agency chairman says construction can begin in one month.

The first phase of construction of a new egalitarian worship section for non-Orthodox Jews wishing to pray at the Western Wall could be completed within 10 months, Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky said on Tuesday morning.