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Heightening the Holy with Technology

From virtual reality to sending prayers online, 21st century technology is enhancing the spiritual experience at the Western Wall.

Maintaining the Western Wall

Behind the maintenance of the Western Wall is a team of workers on duty twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, who maintain the physical aspects of the Plaza.

Planning your visit to the Western Wall

In recent years, the Western Wall Heritage Foundation has added exciting educational tours and activities adjacent to the Western Wall Plaza for the entire family.

Recent archeological discoveries at the Western Wall – What lurks beneath the surface

A recent tour of the area with researcher and archeologist Dr. Avi Solomon, revealed some of the most fascinating finds in recent years.

Visitors to the Western Wall

After two years of the pandemic, visitors from around the world have returned to the Kotel

Original Women of the Wall: Fighting for women to pray at the Kotel

While some consider women’s group prayer proscribed in Jewish law, Original Women of the Wall demonstrates that with respect and tolerance, all Jewish women can practice according to their custom.

By Cheryl Birkner Mack
03/12/2022

5 ways Itamar Ben-Gvir hopes to change Jewish life in Israel

What exactly does Itamar Ben-Gvir have planned for Israel according to his view of Judaism? Here are five of the core goals that he hopes to achieve.

13/11/2022

Is Israel really a home for all Jews? -opinion

We are all necessary components of Am Yisrael, the people of Israel. As the saying goes, “A Jew is a Jew is a Jew.” So why does the State of Israel favor one kind of Jew over the rest?

Jerusalem: A view from the veranda of the David Citadel hotel - opinion

Even those without titles or fame are in for a good time: The motto of the hotel proclaims that the David Citadel is designed to make everyone feel like royalty.

By PAM PELED
30/09/2022
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