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We visited the Wailing Wall area as part of a three bus tour group. Our Monday afternoon visit found the place, like everywhere else on the tour, to be packed. I elected to view it without actually entering the restricted site. If my wife &...More
It’s hard to rate the Wailing (or Western) Wall as an attraction because more than any other place it is considered holy. The wall, located in the old city of Jerusalem, was originally built as part of the second Jewish Temple, and the Temple Mount....More
On Shabbat, the plaza is very crowded and the mood is celebratory and social. It is a great experience to visit on a Friday evening, but you cannot take photos. It’s enforced strictly. During the rest of the week photos are permitted, and getting up...More
Men must have their heads covered. It was a good experience to see all the bar mitzvahs going on and see the orthodox Jews living their heritage. Feel free to touch the wall, pray and stick a prayer in a crack. Paper isn't provided so...More
A once in a lifetime experience, not to be missed. Be prepared for security checks and lots of people. We went at night and the wall was lite up brilliantly. Woman can access to the right; men to the left. Lots of singing and dancing...More
Our group was there on a Monday, and we got through the line at the security check without difficulty. We were told that Mondays and Thursdays are the times that Jewish families celebrating Bar Mitzah come in great celebration with the young man being honoured...More
I visited twice once at night and once during the day I would recommend you do the same it really felt like a different experience being there at night beneath the lights....such a spiritual experience
The Western Wall Foundation is the designated authority for the Western Wall. I believe that Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz is still the designated person responsible for leading the Government of Israel’s responsibilities for the... More
The Western Wall Foundation is the designated authority for the Western Wall. I believe that Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz is still the designated person responsible for leading the Government of Israel’s responsibilities for the Western Wall.
The Western Wall Heritage Foundation
Ha'Omer 2 Jerusalem,
Tel. 972-2-6271333, Fax 02-6667000
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