Watch: Thousands gather at Western Wall ahead of Yom Kippur

The visitors were participating in an annulment of vows ritual.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 29, 2017 11:08

Massive prayer for the annulment of vows at the Western Wall on Sept 28, 2017. (Police Spokesman Unit)

Massive prayer for the annulment of vows at the Western Wall on Sept 28, 2017. (Police Spokesman Unit)

 
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Thousands gathered at the Western Wall Thursday night for the annulment of vows ahead of Yom Kippur this weekend. The ritual, based on Jewish religious law, or "Halacha," allows a Jew to back out of a vow they regret.

The process is conducted under the supervision of either someone familiar with Jewish law or three laypersons who are acting as a Jewish court of law (Beit Din).

 

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