Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue

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Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue


An exact reconstruction of a synagogue destroyed in 1948


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Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue


Initially erected in 1904 by Hungarian Jews


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Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue


Serves as a place of prayer on holy and weekdays


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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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Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue

The Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue is located on Hagai Street, only fifty meters from the Western Wall, on the southern border of the Muslim Quarter. The building is an exact replica of the original synagogue which was first built in 1904 by the community of Shomrei HaChomot (Guardians of the Walls)
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How to Visit

Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue

Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue is a place of prayer on weekdays and holy days, and is not open to the general public.
Students and IDF soldiers are invited to visit the synagogue as part of tours and educational programs led by The Western Wall Heritage Foundation.

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The Western Wall Heritage Foundation’s call center for booking tours to the Western Wall sites and around Jerusalem is open Sunday-Thursday 8:30am - 7pm
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Call: 972-2-627-1333

Interesting Facts

Ohel Yitzhak Synagogue

The wave of Jewish settlement in the 19th century brought about an expansion of population enclaves outside the walls of the Jewish Quarter, when early settlers purchased lands, mainly in the Muslim Quarter of today, and set up courtyards for their communities. One of the areas in highest demand was the Hebron Quarter, a section close to the Western Wall and the Temple Mount, which in its heyday housed 5,000 Jews from various communities.

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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.