Western Wall


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Western Wall

Judaism a wall in Jerusalem, the last extant part of the Temple of Herod, held sacred by Jews as a place of prayer and pilgrimage
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The Kotel HaKatan is located about 200 yards south of the Western Wall Plaza next to the Iron Gate in a narrow alleyway, and only a few rows of its stones are exposed.
Tel Aviv [Israel], Apr 02 (ANI): Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, along with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday afternoon (local time).
Twice a year, the Rabbi of the Western Wall oversees the collection of thousands of notes to ensure there's always space for more.
The Israeli occupation municipality in Jerusalem approved a plan to expand the "mixed gender area" on the occupied side of the Al-Buraq Wall (Western wall), under pressure from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Yesterday morning a 220-pound boulder was dislodged from the Western Wall and fell to the ground near Robinson's Arch, a site currently used for egalitarian prayer.
THE Duke of Cambridge prayed at the most sacred site in Judaism when he visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City.
A Belgian model faced backlash in Israel after posting a photo of herself posing nude in front of one of Jerusalem's Western Wall.
JERUSALEM * Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims--and ending at the Western Wall with a station named after President Donald Trump.
The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews are permitted to pray.
expects the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City will be part of Israel, a senior Trump administration official said Friday as Vice President Mike Pence prepares to visit the region.

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