Guidelines for Behavior at the Western Wall

Refrain from eating

Refrain from smoking

הימנע מלהדליק נרותאייקונים לנהלים באתר_2

Refrain from lighting candles

Dress appropriately


Torah scrolls may not be brought in to the Western Wall Plaza.

On Jewish Sabbath and Holidays:

Refrain from using electronic devices

Refrain from using amplification systems

Refrain from taking pictures


Refrain from writing

The following cannot be brought into the Western Wall complex:

-Sharp tools, including tools of a mohel for a brit mila
-Amplification systems unless accompanied by a Western Wall Heritage Foundation usher
– Balloons or other pyrotechnics
– Shofar (other than during the month of Elul and Aseret Yemei Teshuva)
– Musical instruments
– Alcohol
– Doves to be released
– Equipment for event production
– Any kind of signs
– Animals, other than guide dogs

Western Wall Cameras

L side bar pic

Watch the Western Wall in real-time


Hours of Operation

The Western Wall Prayer Plaza is open every day of the year, twenty-four hours a day


הכותל המערבי

We invite you to be a true partner and assist in the ongoing maintenance of the Western Wall



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