As part of his visit to Israel during Space Week, astronaut Scott Kelly visited the Western Wall Tunnels

האסטרונאוט SCOTT KELLY בביקור בכותל המערבי ובמנהרות הכותל

Kelly excitedly said that just like being in space made him understand how little we know, so did the visit to the Western Wall put things in perspective.
It’s a great and fascinating privilege to visit the Western Wall and experience the site’s powerful historical significance.


 

Today June 13, 2021

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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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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

28 Sivan 5781
June 8, 2021
Exciting! 1,000 paratroopers in a swearing-in ceremony at the Western Wall Plaza, the first
22 Sivan 5781
June 2, 2021
Every year, many municipalities bring their bar/bat mitzvah-aged students to Jerusalem this way. This

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