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President-elect Isaac (Bougie) Herzog came to pray on the eve of being sworn in as president of Israel

President-elect Isaac (Bougie) Herzog came with his wife to the Western Wall this evening to pray and place a note between the Kotel stones on the eve of being sworn in as president of Israel.
The president-elect was greeted by Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites and his wife, and by Mordechai (Suli) Eliav, director of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation.

Today August 3, 2021

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President-elect Isaac (Bougie) Herzog came to pray on the eve of being sworn in as president of Israel

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Interesting Facts

The Western Wall Plaza hosts approximately 60,000 people. It symbolizes the Jewish link to Jerusalem and serves as the synagogue closest to the remains of both Holy Temples.
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.
President-elect Isaac (Bougie) Herzog came to pray on the eve of being sworn in as president of Israel

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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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Torah scroll for children of Israel at moving event at the Western Wall Plaza
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Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of the Western Wall and holy sites, asked to dedicate
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July 18, 2021

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