New!

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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Important Notice

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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Important notice

The Chain of Generations Center is getting a new look!
Due to the renovation, the site will be closed to visitors between May 5, 2019 - June 12, 2019.
We invite you to come visit when it reopens!

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Important notice

Transportation to the Western Wall for Bar Mitzvah families
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.

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Notices from the Kotel

Weather

Jerusalem, Israel

Organized Tours

Tours

Planning a visit to the Western Wall?

Now you can order an organized tour in the Western Wall and the Jewish quarter sites. Contact us for additional information

Opening Hours

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

Today

Thursday 21 Av 5779, 8.22.2019
Dawn
5:08
Mid day:
11:42
Sunset
18:20
Torah weekly section
Eikev
Times are according to Standard Time

Interesting Facts

The Kotel store is open

Come visit us

Western Wall Sites

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.

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