Last week, the cabinet decided to adopt the recommendations of the report called “Report by the Advisory Team on Prayer Arrangements at the Western Wall.”
… The surprising source of this respectful approach that characterized the entire process is worth bearing in mind: The source and inspiration were the work of then-Cabinet Secretary Avichai Mendelblit, who has just assumed office as Israel’s attorney general.
… Mendelblit is imbued with a deep sense of mission. From the start, it was clear he was committed to a single goal: that this would be a victory for all Jewish people. He spared no efforts to find a balance between the rights of all parties, including recognition of every person’s right to “respect, equality and freedom of worship.”