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Do you speak French? Russian? Spanish?
You can join a tour for individuals with an audio-guide in French, Russian, or Spanish!
To reserve a tour, call 972-2-6271333
*The audio-guide will be given in exchange for an ID left as collateral.
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Important Notice

Accessibility of the Western Wall Tunnels - Important Message!
Due to construction work, wheelchairs will not be accessible in the Western Wall Tunnels. The Fund's management apologizes for the temporary inconvenience. "A Look into the Past" is still wheelchair accessible.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Important notice

The Chain of Generations Center is getting a new look!
Due to the renovation, the site will be closed to visitors between May 5, 2019 - June 12, 2019.
We invite you to come visit when it reopens!

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Transportation to the Western Wall for Bar Mitzvah families
The Western Wall Train and Shuttle bus depart from Jaffa Gate and return every 20 minutes between 08:40 and 13:20 – The travel is free for Bar Mitzvah families.

Departure point - Karta Parking Lot B (the bus parking lot parallel to Yitzhak Kariv Street)

Destination- Goren Square near the Western Wall.

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Jun 13, 2019

ז'2

Seventh grade children from the city of Yavne On an experiential tour to celebrate the Bar / Bat Mitzvah year, the peak of which is the arrival at the Western Wall.

 

Jun 10, 2019

מתקן מים חדש

A new water dispenser

An Israeli invention that creates water from air was placed at the Western Wall Plaza, in addition to the existing water coolers, for the benefit of the many visitors who come during the hot summer days.

 

 

Jun 09, 2019

מוצאי חג שבועות- אלפים בתפילה בכותל המערבי

Shavuot - Thousands pray at the Western Wall

Over 150,000 people made the pilgrimage to the Western Wall during the Shavuot holiday, from the evening of the holiday and throughout the day.

 

 

 

Notices from the Western Wall

The Western Wall

We all know that the Western Wall, the Kotel, is the most significant site in the world for the Jewish people. We know that it is the last remnant of our Temple. We also know that Jews from around the world gather here to pray. People write notes to G-d and place them between the ancient stones of the Wall.
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Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation invites you to celebrate a Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel, in a unique atmosphere of unity and holiness, and at no charge.
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Western Wall 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.

The Kotel store is open

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Jerusalem, Israel

Today

Monday 14 Sivan 5779, 6.17.2019
Dawn
4:33
Mid day:
11:40
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18:52
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