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The Western Wall

Reaching Our Essence

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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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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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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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Mar 06, 2018

פתח תקוה

Children from Petach Tikva come to Jerusalem


Mar 04, 2018

rakevet hakotel

New! The Western Wall Railway is free of charge for Bar Mitzvah families

Starting from Monday 18 th of Adar 5768 (5.03.2018), the Western Wall Train will operate the free transfer of Bar Mitzvah families from the Karta parking lot to the Kotel and back.
Train times:
From 08:40 until 13:30 every 20 minutes.
Pick up point at Karta - at the exit from the parking lot
Pick up point at the Western Wall - in the square at the entrance to the Western Wall
Good luck and safe travels!

Mar 02, 2018


The largest Megilat Esther in the world was read on Purim at the Western Wall - Purim 5768