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I am not religious, in any manner of speaking, yet without a doubt, I showed far greater respect at the Western Wall than many people did, at least some of whom I can only assume are religious. (And I know "religious" is vague, but go...More
Here you will see Jewish men and ladies reading the Torah and praying toward the western wall of King Solomon’s temple built in Old Testament times. Take the time to walk up and see all those prayers stuck into the wall. Modest dress is required...More
We were on a 2-week pilgrimage in the Holy Land and the Western Wall was one of our final stops. It was fascinating to experience Jewish culture. The men must wear a hat at the wall and the two Catholic priests who were with us,...More
This was a highlight of our tour. There is a section for men and a section for women. On the women’s side there were kiosks where you could get pen and paper to write your prayers.
You can’t help but be awestruck when you walk...More
The Wall is standing as it has stood for 2000 years. It’s awe inspiring.
If you put yourself into the right frame of mind you can sense the patriarchs here at this location. It is a sight for prayer for all faiths. It is not...More
Security is obviously tight getting into the Western Wall complex, and I could only locate the place where men are allowed to get close to the wall, but it's managed well considering the number of visitors. For me, this place was more depressing than anything...More
We went there the first time when some young kids were celebrating their Bar Mitzvah, it wa amazing to see the music, chanting, the proud boys turning into young men and the ceremonies. Remember to dress accordingly and pay attention not to enter where you...More