We welcome new regular member Lior Krinski, and Benji's back for a troubling topic. After the government rejected plans to implement agreed upon renovations of the pluralistic prayer space at the Kotel, the relationship between Israel and diaspora Jews has reached a tense crossroads. How did this happen, and where do we go from here?

What is happening http://www.timesofisrael.com/there-is-already-pluralistic-prayer-at-the-western-wall-heres-what-would-have-changed/

History of Kotel use http://www.timesofisrael.com/when-men-and-women-prayed-together-at-the-western-wall/

Sharansky Interview http://www.timesofisrael.com/sharansky-we-may-solve-western-wall-and-conversion-crises-im-not-sure-we-can-rebuild-trust/

David Horovitz Op-Ed http://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-and-the-wall-he-broke-it-he-must-fix-it/

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