Western Wall

Western Wall: Chaos breaks out between guards, Women of the Wall

A dispute broke out between the guards at the Western Wall and Women of the Wall after MK Kariv tried to hand a Torah scroll to the latter.


Nides lights candles at egalitarian Kotel; Gantz heckled at main site

Two different Hanukkah lightings took place Tuesday night at the Western Wall in Jerusalem with different political messages.

Art & archaeology meet below the ground of Jerusalem's Old City

An innovative exhibition of the pottery of Nicole Kornberg Jacobovici in Jerusalem


Hanukkah, Christmas in Jerusalem: Fun family activities for the holidays

This year, Hanukkah and Christmas overlap, so we are looking forward to welcoming visitors of all faiths to celebrate the two holidays.

By Ronit Ansbacher , JOANNA SHEBSON

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

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