Reaching Our Essence
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.
Bar Mitzvah boys from the "Connected to Life" Association came to celebrate their Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall. The "Connected to Life" Association is involved in various activities for children with special needs.
First graders from the Sha'alvim school arrived to celebrate their siddur party at the Western Wall.
Bosnian President, Mr. Mladen Ivanić, visited the Western Wall and the Western Wall tunnels.
Many worshipers arrived dressed up for the Purim prayer at the Western Wall.
Many worshipers arrived dressed up for Purim Megillah reading and prayer at 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.
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.
The Western Wall Plaza hosts approximately 60,000 people. It symbolizes the Jewish link to Jerusalem and serves as the synagogue closest to the remains of both Holy Temples.
The Western Wall's visible stones tell of its history from the time of the Holy Temples' ruin. The original Herodian stones are distinct from the others in size and in their unique borders.
The building style of "grading" used when layering the Western Wall's stones,teaches us that the Temple Mount's walls were not perpendicular but marginally sloping.
Western Wall, Jerusalem