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"I'm here at the Western Wall. It's a great honor and privilege for me to be here as a kohen (priest) to give the blessings to the people of Israel. It's an incredibly moving experience."
The Priestly blessing will be recited twice throughout services: once during morning prayers at 9:30 a.m. and once during the additional holiday prayers at 10:15 a.m.
Women of the Wall’s monthly prayer services at the women’s section of the Western Wall are routinely met with hostile jeering, screaming, whistling and other forms of harassment.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The fall of the stone has been turned into an international incident by Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian Authority.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
“Maybe we should do some soul-searching that this earthquake was because someone is trying to touch that which is sacred to us,” Azoulay said from the Knesset floor.
By JAY RUDERMAN
The foundation will be responsible for examining and preserving the stone until a decision is made regarding its future.
The stone fell meters away from a woman who was praying, and security cameras show her fleeing the site in panic.
By TAMAR BEN-OZER,JEREMY SHARON
Perfection is reserved for God alone; human truth is forever partial. Yet one part and another part can join hands and unite in a dance of completion – and completion is where God dwells.
By MENACHEM BOMBACH
He is following in the footsteps of other important leaders who visited Judaism's holiest site before.
By JULIANE HELMHOLD
The struggle over religious pluralism casts a pall over the country as Tisha Be’av approaches.
By JEREMY SHARON
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will be the latest leader to officially put the Western Wall on his itinerary on Friday.
By HERB KEINON
Orban, reelected easily to a third term in April, is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, as well as President Reuven Rivlin.
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