Elevator to be built at Western Wall Plaza

Elevator and underground tunnels will allow greater access to Western Wall and Jewish Quarter to elderly and disabled.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:21 PM

Trump: I'm not ruling out visiting Western Wall with Netanyahu

President speaks with Israel Hayom ahead of first state trip to Israel, says he may visit Western Wall with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 8:52 AM

Trump: I will strengthen our alliance with the Jewish state

New London to host President Donald Trump today, Wednesday when he addresses graduates at the Coast Guard AcademyGary Willig, Wednesday, 8:00 PM

'There is a limit to the trampling of our national honor'

MK Smotrich calls on PM to insist that Israeli officials accompany US President to Western Wall, vows to have MKs at site during visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 7:41 PM

'We need to be realistic about Trump visit'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin discussed with Arutz Sheva the impending visit of President Trump and its ramifications for tourism.Shimon Cohen, Wednesday, 4:30 PM

Haley: Western Wall is part of Israel

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says US Embassy should be moved to Jerusalem, Western Wall is part of Israel.Chana Roberts, Wednesday, 7:49 AM

Spicer: Western Wall 'clearly in Jerusalem'

White House press secretary asked about diplomats who said the Western Wall is not part of Israel.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 2:06 AM

Trump to visit Western Wall without Netanyahu

Gen. McMaster officially confirms that Donald Trump will be the first sitting US President to visit Western Wall without Israeli leaders.Gary Willig, Tuesday, 7:17 PM

White House disassociates itself from Kotel comments

White House: Remarks by American diplomats that the Western Wall is not part of Israel do not reflect Trump's position.Nitsan Keidar, Tuesday, 12:38 AM

Senior Trump official: Western Wall not in Israel

According to reports prior to President's visit, American official said Wall not in Israeli territory, causing heated acrimony.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 10:25 PM

Watch: New US Ambassador to Israel visits Western Wall

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman visits Western Wall straight from airport..Yoni Kempinski, Monday, 8:07 PM

Six Day War paratroopers return to the Western Wall

Deputy Foreign Minister visits Old City with the three paratroopers who were documented in the famous picture by David Rubinger in 1967.Gary Willig, 5/11/2017, 8:10 PM

Trump to visit Western Wall?

Israel ponders how to secure US President Trump's planned visit to the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 7:51 AM

'Our existence has a price'

'Our existence and freedom have a price,' says President Rivlin in Memorial Day address at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 4/30/2017, 9:21 PM

Six Day War Torah scroll to be featured in March of the Living

Torah scroll carried by Rabbi Shlomo Goren at liberation of Western Wall to be included in March of the Living.Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2017, 5:41 PM

Birkat Hakohanim at the Western Wall - in pictures

Tens of thousands attend mass Priestly Blessing in Old City of Jerusalem during Passover festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2017, 7:53 AM

Watch: Priestly blessing at Western Wall

Thousands attend special annual Passover 'Birkat Kohanim' service at Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2017, 8:54 AM

When Chabad united the right and left

Coalition Chairman Bitan and Opposition Leader Herzog celebrate at Chabad-organized bar mitzvah for 120 orphans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 11:56 AM

'Kotel report is false, the PM promised to find a solution'

Sources close to Deri claim Netanyahu gave Western Wall to Reform, Government Secretary says reports are false, 'twisted.'Haim Lev, 3/13/2017, 11:30 AM

'We're struggling against the Reform and all kinds of leftists'

Protest in Old City against Women of the Wall highlights battle over future of holy site.Hezki Baruch, 2/27/2017, 12:47 PM

Dance, prayer, and protest at the Western Wall

Religious Zionist students protest Women of the Wall at Western Wall plaza.Hezki Baruch, 2/27/2017, 8:50 AM

What lurks within an innocent cane?

60-year-old tourist arrives at Western Wall security with innocent-looking cane, police find surprise.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/26/2017, 2:58 PM

'Media coverage inviting terror attack at Western Wall'

Haredi MK responds to report of lax security at holy site on Shabbat, warns Arab media pushing story could inspire attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 10:46 AM

'How dare newspaper call Wailing Wall by its Jewish name!'

PA TV host slams PA newspaper for using term 'Wailing Wall' and implying Jews have a connection to their holy site in Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 2/12/2017, 9:26 PM

'Any Arab can put on a kippa or talit and carry out attack'

Investigative journalist finds haredim not checked with metal detectors at Western Wall, making easy breach for terrorists.Benny Toker, 2/7/2017, 10:01 PM

Why are there no security checks at Western Wall on Shabbat?

Channel 2 investigation reveals people posing as haredim could bring weapons, explosive devices into Western Wall on Shabbat.Yoel Domb, 2/6/2017, 9:07 PM

'Cancel the Western Wall reform plan'

Haredi parties and Chief Rabbinate call on government to cancel deal granting Reform movement prayer space at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 6:49 PM

'Supreme Court not authorized to adjudicate Western Wall'

Rabbinate Legal Advisor to present opinion to Attorney General that Supreme Court unauthorized to consider petitions regarding Western Wall.Hezki Baruch, 1/26/2017, 10:20 AM

Jewish Home voters reject Reform Prayer at Western Wall

Survey shows Jewish Home voters and haredim overwhelmingly reject granting prayer space to Reform movement at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2017, 8:33 PM

Supreme Court rules in favor of Women of the Wall

High court demands government justify religious status quo at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 10:46 PM

Women of the Wall will not oppose UN anti-Kotel Resolution

Feminist org refuses to join efforts to oppose UN's recent anti-Kotel resolution, says its struggle is only for 'equal rights' at Kotel.Hillel Fendel, 1/9/2017, 1:46 PM

Live: Hanukkah Candle Lighting at the "Small Kotel"

Join our live broadcast from the celebration at the part of the Western Wall which is closest to the location of the Holy Temple.Arutz Sheva, 12/27/2016, 5:26 PM

PM: According to the UN, the Maccabees 'occupied territory'

PM lights Hanukkah candle at Western Wall, says Jews cannot 'occupy' their own city and holy sites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 9:55 PM

Kulanu MKs: Shas plan will destroy Israel-diaspora relations

Kulanu MKs Michael Oren and Rachel Azaria blasted the proposed Shas bill to regulate the status of the Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2016, 7:42 PM

Shas submits 'Kotel Law' to the Knesset

Shas submits law that will legally establish the Kotel's halakhic status and is also supported by MKs from Jewish Home and Likud.Chaim Lev, 12/12/2016, 12:14 AM

Jewish Home MK: Supreme Court not authorized to adjudicate Kotel

MK Smotrich writes letter to Attorney General, asks government to tell Supreme Court to leave Western Wall alone.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 11/27/2016, 7:26 PM

Police arrest 2 for Western Wall terror attack

Police arrested two Arabs suspected of attacking Israelis driving from the Western Wall earlier this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 10:25 AM

JFNA board: Implement Kotel egalitarian space deal

Jewish Federations of North America send letter to Netanyahu, calls for implementation of egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.JTA, 11/15/2016, 3:49 AM

'I'm Zionist, secular - and Orthodox'

Science and Technology Minister favors Kotel agreement, says left needs to learn to accept election losses in both Israel and US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 4:39 PM

Republican leader in Israel: Great news for Israel

Watch: Arutz Sheva speaks with Marc Zell about the victory, the hopes and the gratitude.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2016, 5:56 AM

MK Cohen-Paran:Why pray at Western Wall

MK Yael Cohen-Paran (Zionist Union) criticized the fact that Knesset Interior Committee said psalms during visit to the Western Wall.Yoel Domb, 11/8/2016, 1:58 PM

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

Interior Committee head David Amsalem said that the Western Wall Arrangement should be cancelled and the original arrangement reinstalled.Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2016, 1:35 PM

Western Wall had gender separation 115 years ago

Liba Center releases history of partition between men and women at western wall, showing that partition existed 115 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 10:26 PM

The next provocation from Women of the Wall

Leader of Women of the Wall calls on the Rabbi of the Kotel to bring a large menorah to the women's section during Hannukah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 8:40 PM

'Launch criminal investigation of Women of the Wall'

Liba Center calls for criminal investigation into actions of leftist groups which led to brawl at Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 9:15 PM

Rabbinate exits Western Wall tour over Reform participation

Israeli Rabbinate backs out of Knesset committee's tour of Western Wall after Reform movement says it will take part.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2016, 7:18 PM

'Prevent provocations at the Western Wall'

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulai asks Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to intervene and prevent provocations at the Western Wall.Yoel Domb, 11/3/2016, 4:11 PM

PM: Reform provocations prevent achieving a compromise

Prime Minister Netanyahu said Wednesday that violent events taking place at the Western Wall prevent achieving a compromise on the matter.Orly Harari, 11/2/2016, 2:53 PM

Brawl at the Western Wall

'Women of the Wall' demonstration sparks clashes with worshippers at holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2016, 8:50 AM

UNESCO passes new anti-Israel resolution

Measure demands Israel cease efforts against Jerusalem holy places, again ignores Jewish ties to Temple Mount.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2016, 12:24 PM

'Why isn''t Obama fighting anti-Israel UNESCO resolutions?'

As new UNESCO resolution denying Jewish ties to Jerusalem looms, Ted Cruz rips Obama administration for ignoring bipartisan opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 7:48 AM

Jewish worshipers flock to the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Thousands of Jewish worshipers from all over the world and Israel await Birkat HaCohanim, the Priestly Blessing, at the Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 9:39 AM

Kotel Rabbi: UNESCO forfeited its right to exist

The Rabbi of the Kotel says that UNESCO has lost its right to exist for decision to deny Jewish link to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 8:44 PM

Arab countries continue to dominate UNESCO

Arab members of UNESCO combine to replace ambassador who would not ratify the decision denying Jewish connection to Temple Mount.Nitzan Keidar, 10/17/2016, 7:40 PM

UNESCO official urges delay in vote on anti-Israel resolutions

Michael Worbs, who chairs UNESCO's executive board, calls for vote on resolutions denying Jewish connection to Jerusalem to be delayed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/14/2016, 11:20 PM

UNESCO chief criticizes anti-Israel resolution

UNESCO Director General speaks out against resolution that disregards the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/14/2016, 9:11 PM

U.S. lawmakers blast UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Jerrold Nadler condemn UNESCO resolution which denies Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Kotel.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2016, 6:43 AM