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The Western Wall Prayer Plaza is open every day of the year, twenty four hours a day

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Sha 10th of Kislev 5777, 12.10.2016
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11:32 AM
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Kotel Sites

The Western Wall Plaza is home to some of the most interesting historical tourist sites in the world, which offer a unique perspective on the genealogy of the Jewish people and the history of Jerusalem. We invite you to visit the sites and enjoy an empowering and unforgettable experience.

Dec 08, 2016

הדלקת נרות חנוכה

President of Guatemala, Mr. Jimmy Morales, Visits the Western Wall

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and his wife were greeted at the Western Wall by the Rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, who recited with them Chapter 121 of Psalms.
President Morales told told him that this hymn is read by the Jewish people three times on Shabbat. The President was impressed by this new information and said that he would now make sure to read it three times a day himself.
Later, the President recited a prayer near the ancient stones of the Wall and placed a note between its layers. He expressed great excitement over the Jewish history at the site and said that he felt the special holiness that envelopes the Western Wall.
“It is a real privilege to be here today”, wrote President Morales in the Visitor’s Book, “May G-d bless all of humanity which He created in great love and compassion”.

Nov 29, 2016

Guatemala

President of Guatemala, Mr. Jimmy Morales, Visits the Western Wall

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and his wife were greeted at the Western Wall by the Rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, who recited with them Chapter 121 of Psalms.
President Morales told told him that this hymn is read by the Jewish people three times on Shabbat. The President was impressed by this new information and said that he would now make sure to read it three times a day himself.
Later, the President recited a prayer near the ancient stones of the Wall and placed a note between its layers. He expressed great excitement over the Jewish history at the site and said that he felt the special holiness that envelopes the Western Wall.
“It is a real privilege to be here today”, wrote President Morales in the Visitor’s Book, “May G-d bless all of humanity which He created in great love and compassion”.

Nov 24, 2016

portugal

Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, Visits the Western Wall

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Augusto Santos Silva, began his visit on Temple Mount and then descended to the Western Wall Plaza. Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall, explained to the Minister that no excavations were being done by Israel under Temple Mount. He also told him of the Jewish nation’s glorious history by the remnant of the Temple.
The Foreign Minister noted that he was happy to visit the site and that he is very familiar with the history of the Jewish people. “Museums were established in Portugal that commemorate the history of the Jewish nation from the days of the Spanish Expulsion”, the Minister said after reciting a prayer.