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Due to construction work at Beit Strauss, the Mivke will be closed.
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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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Sep 28, 2017

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Slichot (Penitential Prayers) at the Western Wall

Slichot (Penitential Prayers) at the Western Wall will take place, iy”H, on the days preceding Rosh Hashana And during Aseret Yemei Tshuva (between RH and Yom Kippur) At 12:30am

Thursday, 19 Elul, 5776 (September 22, 2016)
Thursday, 26 Elul, 5776 (September 29, 2016)
Wednesday, 3 Tishrei, 5777 (October 5, 2016)
Thursday, 4 Tishrei, 5777 (October 6, 2016)
Sunday, 7 Tishrei, 5777 (October 9, 2016)
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The central Slichot service will take place, iy”H On Monday, 8 Tishrei, 5777 (October 10, 2016) At 12:15am In the presence of Israel’s Chief Rabbis
Maran HaRishon LeZion HaGaon Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, shlita
Maran HaGaon Rabbi David Lau, shlita
and HaRav HaGaon Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, shlita
Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

Aug 15, 2017

קייטנת עזר מציון בביקור בכותל המערבי

Ezer Metzion camp visited the Western Wall

 

Aug 14, 2017

Roger Milla

Retired soccer player visited the Western Wall

The retired soccer player, Roger Milla, from Cameroon came to visit the Western Wall.

Aug 13, 2017

ישיבת סטארס מאוקראינה בביקור בכותל המערבי

The Stars Yeshiva of Ukraine visited the Western Wall