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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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The Western Wall Heritage Foundation brings you all the latest information about events that takes place in our capital city and especially in the Western Wall sites.
Our mission is to preserve the heritage of Western Wall with activities, events and information for the public. You can book a tour of the Western Wall sites in Jerusalem and see It's hidden and wonderful parts that reflect the history of the Jewish people.

Jan 13, 2021

We share in the grief of the Adelson family

We share in the grief of the Adelson family

We share in the grief of Dr. Miriam Adelson and family on the passing of Mr. Sheldon Adelson z'l - a man who loved Israel and was devoted to connecting future generations in Israel and around the world to Jewish heritage and to our chain of generations.

Jan 11, 2021

Update of work at the Western Wall Plaza

Update of work at the Western Wall Plaza

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation is taking advantage of the present lockdown for reinforcement, stabilization, and infrastructure improvement at the Western Wall Plaza.
Furthermore, preservation work of a wall in the Mahkama structure is being done in order to prevent the fall of detached stones. The work follows recommendations made over the past several months by the Israel Antiquities Authority and safety engineers.

Dec 30, 2020

We congratulate Jonathan Pollard who landed in Israel this morning

We congratulate Jonathan Pollard who landed in Israel this morning

We congratulate Jonathan Pollard who landed in Israel this morning. As per his request, we are waiting for him to recite a prayer for thanksgiving at the Western Wall.

Dec 22, 2020

The Rabbi of the Western  Wall met with the American emissary in Jerusalem this evening.

The Rabbi of the Western Wall met with the American emissary in Jerusalem this evening.

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites, met this evening in Jerusalem with Senior Advisor to the U.S. President, Jared Kushner. The Rabbi thanked Mr. Kushner for his tremendous contribution under President Donald Trump for the benefit of the State of Israel, Jerusalem, and recognizing it as the eternal capital of the Jewish nation.
Also present were Israel’s National Security Advisor, Meir Ben-Shabbat, and the Director of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation, Mordechai (Suli) Eliav. The Rabbi gave Kushner an album of the Western Wall Tunnels and an ancient earthenware vessel and said, “This is incontrovertible proof of the connection between the Jewish nation and Jerusalem.  Thank you and the President for your great efforts to give this international recognition.  “Spread on us and on Jerusalem, Your city, the shelter of peace… May the Blessed be He pay your reward…May the Lord guard your going out and your coming in from now and to eternity.”