President of the Senate of France visited the Western Wall

Mr. GŽrard Larcher, President of the Senate of France, visited the Western Wall and was received by Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites.
Mr. Larcher could not hide how moved he was by the prayer and the visit to the site and expressed great interest in its Jewish history. He noted his friendship with the State of Israel and said that the visit to the Western Wall expressed his identification with spiritual values of the Jewish nation.
The Senate President asked to hold a prayer service in memory of the Jews murdered in the terrorist attack in Toulouse, and noted that he was close to their families. I sense the holiness that envelopes this place, and feel privileged to be praying here, said Larcher.

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

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