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

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.
But did you know that…
Many important events took place on Mount Moriah, know later as Temple Mount.

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We invite you to tour with us in ancient and modern Jerusalem, and get acquainted with a magical city that doesn’t stop to surprise and renew.
Experience thousands of years of history coming to life in exciting tours above and below the ground.

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Apr 02, 2018

ברכת כהנים

Birkat Kohanim (Priestly Blessing) for Passover 5778 (2018)

 

Birkat Kohanim (The Priestly Blessing) for the Passover Holiday will take place on Monday the second day of Chol Hamoed the 17th of Nissan 5778 (2.4.18)

Dec 13, 2017

הדלקת נרות חנוכה

Chanukah Candle-Lighting 5778

 

Dec 04, 2017

sefer

Book Launch – The Secrets of Saba Kotel’s Life

Book launch event for the book The Secrets of Saba Kotel’s Life, the life story of the rabbi of the Kotel – Rabbi Meir Yehuda Getz, will take place in the Western Wall Tunnels.
The book was written by his daughter Lilly Horowitz Getz.

The book tells the story of grandson Meir Yehuda who, in honor of his bar mitzvah, goes out to discover the secrets of his grandfather’s life. Meir Yehuda is then exposed to a world of values and spirituality that impacts his own life.

The event will take place on Monday, 16 Kislev, 5778 (December 4, 2017)
At 4pm at the Beyond Our Wall hall in the Western Wall Tunnels.


Greetings:
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites
Mordechai (Suli) Eliav, Director of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation
Rabbi Avi Giser, Chairman of the Council for Religious Education and the Rabbi of Ofra
Rabbi Dr. Avraham Lifshitz, Head of the Council for Religious Education
Lilly Horowitz Getz, Author of the book
MK Motti Yogev

Nov 16, 2017

sigd

The Ethiopian Community Celebrated the Sigd Holiday