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Join thousands of pilgrims who come up to Jerusalem every year, and come to the Western Wall - the remnant of our Temple and the source of the Jewish nation's yearning and inspiration.
The Western Wall Prayer Plaza is open all day, every day of the year. Official state and private events are held here, including ceremonies for Memorial Day for IDF fallen soldiers, swearing-in ceremonies, prayer gatherings, and bar mitzvah events.

Public transportation

Public transportation

You can take Bus # 1,3, or 38, or come by taxi
Private car

Private car

You can also come by private car and park in the following parking lots:
Carta Parking, at the entrance to the Old City near Jaffa Gate (hourly rate)
Mount Zion Parking - meant for buses only (free) 
Special Occasions

Special Occasions

Brides and grooms on the day of their wedding may enter by car through Jaffa Gate with advanced arrangements made with the Office of the Rabbi of the Western Wall at 02-6263345, ext. 200.
רכבת הכותל

Old City Train and Shuttles

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.

Free to The Old City

Free to The Old City

Free bus service from a special stop in the parking lot of the First Station to Dung Gate, every 20 minutes,
Sun, Tues, Wed. 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Mon and Thurs. 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Fri. and holiday eve. 8:00 a.m. until one hour before Shabbat
The shuttle leaves every 20 minutes
Handicapped-accessible shuttle leaves every hour on the hour

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Weather

Jerusalem, Israel

Aug 22, 2019

איך צריכה המציאות להיראות? – פרשת עקב

How Should Reality Look? Parashat Ekev

Moses’ speeches before parting from the nation he led for forty years in the desert continue to accompany us until today through the Torah readings every Shabbat.
 

Aug 19, 2019

מרדכי אלעזר הניח לראשונה תפילין בכותל המערבי בגיל 90, שמחנו לקחת חלק. מרגש!

Mordechai Elazar put on tefillin for the first time at the age of 90 at the Western Wall. We were happy to take part in such a moving event!

 

Aug 19, 2019

25 נערים יחד עם ארגון ישמח חתני הגיעו לחגיגת בר מצווה מרגשת בכותל המערבי

Twenty-five boys came with the Yismach Chatani organization to celebrate their bar mitzvah at the Western Wall. Exciting!

 

Aug 15, 2019

ילדים בתפילה בכותל המערבי

Children praying at the Western Wall