Watch: Hundreds Pray at Western Wall on Jerusalem Day

Major rabbis and popular Israeli singer hold special prayer session honoring Israel's sovereignty over the capital.

Yishai Karov,

Jerusalem Day at the Kotel
Jerusalem Day at the Kotel
Aryeh Minkov

Hundreds flocked to the Western Wall (Kotel) on Sunday morning, for a festive prayer service being held in honor of Jerusalem Day. 

Several rabbis attended the ceremony, including:

Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, Rabbi David Lau; Chief Rabbis of Jerusalem, Rabbi Shlomo Amar and Rabbi Aryeh Stern; Rabbi Nahum Eliezer Rabinowitz, head of Maalei Adumim yeshiva; Rabbi Zalman Melamed, head of the Beit El Yeshiva; and leader of the Bnei Akiva movement Rabbi Haim Druckman.

The prayer was held under the direction of singer Yitzhak Meir.