Western Wall

Women of the Wall – your sisters invite you to dialogue – opinion

The stones of the Kotel have born witness to cultures rising and falling, as authentic Judaism has endured.

The Western Wall plaza has been divided into prayer sections to comply with restrictions on gatherin
Western Wall raffles off tickets for High Holy Days amid COVID-19

Normally packed with tens of thousands of worshipers, this year only 2,500 will be permitted to attend main Selichot events.

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem
Mutual recognition of ties to Jerusalem will strengthen peace

A mutual declaration on the issue of the Temple Mount may affect the motivation and incentives for all sides to find a solution to other core issues at the heart of the conflict.

Selichot at the Western Wall, August 2020
Thousands attend Selichot prayers at Western Wall despite coronavirus

Penitential prayer services begin every night at 12:30 a.m. with a central event led by a cantor in order to allow all the capsules to pray together.

The Western Wall plaza has been divided into prayer sections to comply with restrictions on gatherin
Women of the Wall accused of violating coronavirus restrictions

Women of the Wall attacked at Western Wall, suspect arrested

The ashes of Jerusalem's biblical fall still show at dig near Old City

The researchers have been able to pin down the moment of the destruction to 586 BCE, when the Babylonians conquered Jerusalem and devastated its temple.

The tunnels beneath the Western Wall.
Western Wall Tunnels to reopen after five-month hiatus amid COVID-19

Before the onset of the pandemic, the Western Wall Foundation typically welcomed in over a half-a-million visitors to the tunnels annually.

Yuval Baruch.
Meet the man in charge of archaeology in Jerusalem

Yuval Baruch has headed the Jerusalem division at the Israel Antiquities Authority for over ten years.

Jewish worshippers break through the barricades at the Western Wall during Tisha B'Av prayers
After Western Wall riots, police prepare for violence at Balfour protests

After hundreds stormed past security at the Western Wall on Wednesday night, the beginning of Tisha B'Av, police are preparing for violent protests tonight when the holiday ends.

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