Israel to expand who can pray at holy Western Wall

February 1, 2016 4:56 AM

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Israel to expand who can pray at holy Western Wall

Jerusalem (CNN)The Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites, will soon have a prayer space for mixed-gender ceremonies and non-Orthodox Jews following a historical Israeli Cabinet decision on Sunday to finally allow such an area.

"While I know that this is a delicate issue, I think that this is a fair and creative solution," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters on Sunday.

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