It was Rosh Chodesh Elul at the Kotel, the Western Wall,
and thanks to Women of the Wall (WOW) I went to see what was happening.
It is interesting that each month that I have gone has been so different.
Looking down at the Western Wall Plaza, it was hard to tell what was going on.
The area on the right was full with the Women of Wall supporters last month,
but WOW protested to police that they could not see the Kotel from that location.
This time they were facing the Western Wall, in a secured area in the back of the Plaza.
A security line was determined to keep protesters away from WOW
and not have a repeat of that dreadful episode in May.
Just mentioning that awful morning and the stench comes back.
There were far fewer protesters, I only saw one old man
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