Western Wall Tunnels

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

‘Arteology’ exhibit showcases archaeology-inspired art at the Western Wall

The exhibit, by Israeli-Canadian artist Nicole Kornberg-Jacobovici, will include clay, stoneware and earthware inspired by Bronze Age Egyptian, Etruscan, Mycenaean and Israelite pottery.

Lavish Second Temple period building found by Western Wall in Jerusalem

The structure, located adjacent to the Wall, was probably built around 20 or 30 CE, only a few decades before the Temple was destroyed by the Romans.

Candle lighting ceremony at Western Wall Tunnels

US delegation participates in Western Wall candle lighting ceremony

The delegation was taken on a tour of the new excavations in the Western Wall Tunnels where they encountered Jerusalem’s rich past and the deep connection between the Jewish nation and its capital.

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.

The tunnels beneath the Western Wall.

You can now experience a tour of the Western Wall Tunnels from your sofa

The coronavirus lockdown affords a unique opportunity to explore landmarks like the Western Wall Tunnels while staying at home.

THE WESTERN WALL tunnels. ‘Recognizing these underground spaces as sacred only to the Jewish people

Western Wall tunnels to hold special prayers against coronavirus

The prayer will be held at the Western Wall tunnels at Warren’s Gate which used to lead to the ‘Holy of Holies.’

Western Wall synagogue that opened on December 19.

New Western Wall tunnels synagogue opened

The synagogue is deep inside the complex and is adjacent to the area above which the ancient Jewish temples on the Temple Mount stood, and the inner sanctum of the Holy of Holies in particular.

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