Q: What do you suggest that we do before or after the ceremony? What tours or activities do you suggest?
A: The Western Wall Heritage Foundation has a wide variety of activities (for a fee) that can be incorporated either before or after the ceremony at the Kotel. Among these activities are:
- The ׂQuill of the Heart׃ ׀ an encounter with an ancient tradition of Jewish scribes, writing Torah scrolls, phylacteries (tױfillin) and mezuzot), in one of the beautiful halls located in the Kotel Tunnels. click here
- ׂYoung Guides׃ – a tour of the Kotel Tunnels or the Chain of Generations Center led by the Bar Mitzvah boy himself (requires registration and training 6-8 weeks in advance ׀ for more information click here
- Family tour in one of the Kotelױs tourist sites ׀ the Tunnels, the Chain of Generations Center, or Behind the Scenes, led by one of the Foundationױs guides. click here
- A Bar Mitzvah family tour in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem, led by one of the Foundationױs guides. click here