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“A true spiritual experience” is how Hungarian ambassador to Israel, Levente Benko, described

“A true spiritual experience” is how Hungarian ambassador to Israel, Levente Benko, described his visit to the Western Wall and his meeting with the rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites. The Rabbi gifted the ambassador with a coin with an etching of an ancient synagogue.
The ambassador noted that the Hungarian government will fight any infringement on religious freedom of Jews in Europe.
Photo: The Rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites, Ambassador Benko, and Deputy Ambassador Peter Hlinka

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The Western Wall's visible stones tell of its history from the time of the Holy Temples' ruin. The original Herodian stones are distinct from the others in size and in their unique borders.
The building style of "grading" used when layering the Western Wall's stones, teaches us that the Temple Mount's walls were not perpendicular but marginally sloping.
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