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“Remembrance is the Secret to Redemption,” Said the Ba’al Shem Tov

Today, the 10th of Tevet, is the day marking the beginning of Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar’s siege on Jerusalem. It marks the beginning of the fall of Jerusalem that ended with the destruction of the First Temple and the exile of the nation. It is also a general memorial day for those murdered in the Holocaust whose day of death is unknown.
The fast of Asara BeTevet (10th of Tevet) is a physical manifestation of past events meant to help us remember and stay strongly connected with our past and our roots. As the Baal Shem Tov said, by connecting and understanding the past, we can repair and merit seeing Jerusalem built.
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Interesting Facts

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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Notice for Women's Section in Tunnels

The women's section in the Western Wall Tunnels closes on Fridays at 13:00 and opens again about 15 minutes before Shabbat begins.

Event Calendar

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Bs”d Yitro 5783   Parashat Yitro Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall
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8 Shevat 5783
January 30, 2023
Parashat Beshalach 5783 Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy
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January 26, 2023
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