PA: Western Wall is part of Al-Aqsa

PA religious leaders deny the Jewish connection to the Western Wall and claim that it is an Islamic site.Dalit Halevi, 7/24/2018, 4:46 AM

Entire Western Wall is a ‘danger zone’, archaeologist says

Archaeologist warns stones could fall from any part of Western Wall following near disaster.JTA, 7/23/2018, 9:26 PM

Woman rescued from falling stone blesses over miracle

Jewish woman rescued from falling stone in Ezrat Yisrael comes to thank Creator for miracle; Chief Rabbi and Culture Minister also attend.Yoni Kempinski, 7/23/2018, 8:12 PM

Stone falls at Western Wall: 'Food for thought'

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovitch says timing of fall of stone from Western Wall into egalitarian section 'raises many questions.'Uzi Baruch, 7/23/2018, 7:35 PM

Rabbi urges 'introspection' after disaster narrowly averted

Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz says he is shocked after boulder crashes into egalitarian plaza.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 12:19 PM

Miracle at Western Wall

Stone falls off Western Wall, landing in empty Reform prayer plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 10:12 AM

Watch: Inspiring singing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

NCSY Kollel sing at the Kotel two hours before sundown on Tisha B'Av.Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2018, 11:09 PM

Hungary's Orban visits Western Wall

Hungarian PM Orban visits Western Wall, places note in crevice.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 11:24 AM

Thousands of worshippers crowd out 'Women of the Wall' activists

Worshippers pack Western Wall plaza Friday for monthly Rosh Hodesh prayers. Small group of left-wing activists hold mixed-gender service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 11:08 AM

Who does the Western Wall belong to?

Chief Rabbis demand regulations for the preservation of holy sites be changed so that the authority is exclusive to the Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 4:51 PM

Energy Minister: Reform Kotel will be expanded by only one meter

Steinitz rejects criticism of expanding Western Wall Reform section. 'Protest and incitement from certain circles with no factual basis.'Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 9:58 AM

Senior Sephardic rabbi: Do not give Reform any part of the Kotel

'The Reform will destroy everything here. They don't understand what they have done in America.'Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 5:51 PM

Minister Regev calls for 'clear boundaries at Western Wall'

Culture Minister stripped of Holy Places Committee authority believes to her dismay Western Wall plan will be approved.Mordechai Sones, 7/1/2018, 11:38 AM

Belgian model's nude Western Wall photo shoot sparks outrage

Chief Rabbi of Western Wall slams Belgian model's nude photo shoot by Western Wall. 'This is embarrassing, grave, lamentable.'David Rosenberg, 6/29/2018, 1:33 PM

'They trample the religious and the haredim'

Members of the Jerusalem City Council will act against the Western Wall Outline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 8:06 PM

Chief rabbi opposes new Western Wall plan

Chief Rabbi Lau calls for government to oppose new plan, avoid implementing any plan not approved by Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 12:49 PM

'The Reforms' demand is unacceptable'

Minister Regev refuses Netanyahu's request to enlarge the mixed prayer section at the Western Wall.Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2018, 3:36 AM

Will Prince William visit the Western Wall?

Western Wall rabbi says he was asked to investigate possibility of Prince William visiting the Western Wall.Nitsan Keidar, 6/14/2018, 5:57 PM

'Women of the Wall sang loudly and disrupted our prayers'

Woman whose prayers were disrupted by Women of the Wall at the Kotel wonders why police make arrests at Netiv Ha'avot but not at the Kotel.Benny Toker, 6/14/2018, 4:09 PM

Chaos at the Kotel

'Women of the Wall' infiltrates women's section of Western Wall during mass Rosh Chodesh prayer, causing a commotion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2018, 9:22 AM

Demand: Temporary injunction against Women of the Wall

Supreme Court urged to prevent Women of the Wall from holding monthly Rosh Chodesh service at Western Wall plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2018, 1:44 AM

'Kotel belongs to everyone, even Christians'

Labor party leader pledges to implement Western Wall deal if elected Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 8:34 PM

Arabs spray tear gas inside bus

Bus making way to Western Wall Saturday night attacked inside with tear gas; canister found hidden on body of suspect, two arrested.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2018, 10:20 AM

A clear message to the Women of the Wall

Attorney General says Women of the Wall must pray in designated area and can be removed from Western Wall if they do not comply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 4:27 PM

Women file complaint after being abused by Women of the Wall

Women of the Wall push, verbally abuse, women and teens praying at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2018, 11:30 AM

The profound meaning of the US Embassy move to Jerusalem

The symbolic act performed by President Trump - and supported by tens of millions of fundamentalist Christians who are well versed in the Bible - was recognition of a special kind.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 5/17/2018, 7:53 PM

LIBA: Why do we succumb to provocations?

Liba Center demands Western Wall Heritage Foundation take greater action to stop provocations by Women of the Wall on Rosh Chodesh.Uzi Baruch, 5/14/2018, 9:40 PM

Watch: Jerusalem Day celebrations at the Western Wall

Thousands celebrate Israel's 51st Jerusalem Day at Western Wall Plaza in the Old City of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 8:14 PM

Watch: Thousands of yeshiva students celebrate at Western Wall

Thousands from institutes of Torah study from around the country gather for festive prayers in honor of Jerusalem Day.Hezki Baruch, 5/13/2018, 12:29 PM

Watch: Dance and celebration at Western Wall

Thousands arrive for Jerusalem Day at Western Wall. Later, tens of thousands crowd Western Wall plaza climaxing with main evening rally.Mordechai Sones, 5/13/2018, 9:44 AM

Prayers at the southern plaza of the Kotel, as well

Festive evening prayer for Jerusalem Day takes place at Western Wall's southern plaza. Dozens in attendance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 8:33 AM

Special prayer service at Western Wall

Chief rabbis participate in prayer service in honor of Jerusalem and for resolution of conflict with Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 11:25 AM

Alibaba CEO visits Western Wall

'Teach history, preserve the tradition, and honor what our forefathers did.'Mordechai Sones, 5/1/2018, 8:00 PM

Watch: Haredi soldiers pray at Western Wall

Haredi soldiers 'sworn in' to IDF in special ceremony at the Western Wall. Rabbis: Haredi soldiers ensure Holocaust never happens again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 3:38 PM

US Ambassador visits Western Wall for Priestly blessing

US Amb. David Friedman attends mass Priestly Blessing ceremony at the Western Wall, held twice a year, during Passover and Sukkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 9:53 AM

'What if Jews were restricted at Kotel like on Temple Mount?'

Temple Mount activists 'check' for Jewish religious items at entrance to Western Wall, mirroring searches of Jews visiting Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 5:34 PM

The archaeologists versus the Kotel plan

'Jewish history is being trampled to satisfy a religious minority that hasn't been satisfied in the past-and likely won't be in the future.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 11:10 AM

'Platoon of the Wall' House to reopen for first time in 80 years

Museum opens in Old City of Jerusalem in headquarters of youth group which blew the shofar in defiance of British Mandate policy.Gary Willig, 3/28/2018, 4:48 PM

Thousands to participate in Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

This Monday during the Passover holiday, traditional Priestly Blessing to take place in Western Wall Plaza. Thousands expected to attend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 3:17 PM

Jerusalem mayor hints at 'important decision' next week

Mayor Nir Barkat, who recently declined to run for reelection, hints at possible announcement for Knesset bid after visiting Western Wall.David Rosenberg, 3/23/2018, 12:36 PM

Watch: Notes removed from Western Wall

Ahead of Passover, prayer notes placed in Western Wall removed and stones of the wall checked.Orli Harari, 3/20/2018, 1:48 PM

'Reform is disappearing while the Orthodox community is growing'

Over 40 Orthodox businessmen from the US visit Israel, speak to PM Netanyahu, ministers, and MKs, rebut claims by the Reform Movement.Haim Lev, 2/28/2018, 2:10 PM

A special Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

18 immigrants from Ethiopia celebrate their Bar Mitzvahs with US students and singing at Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 6:12 PM

'Gov't working on alternative Western Wall plan'

Likud minister says government preparing alternative to Reform-backed Western Wall plan cancelled in January.David Rosenberg, 2/19/2018, 12:59 PM

Haredi women call on Western Wall rabbi to end body searches

Group of haredi women pen letter to Rabbi of Western Wall, asking him to put an end to the invasive searches they were forced to undergo.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2018, 5:12 PM

Watch: What did VP Pence write at the Western Wall?

US Vice President Mike Pence writes note in guestbook during historic visit to Jerusalem holy site.Gary Willig, 1/23/2018, 5:24 PM

Mike Pence: Western Wall visit was ' very inspiring'

Vice President Mike Pence wraps up his trip to Israel with a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 2:43 PM

Petition aims to refute Reform movement's claims in Israel

Coalition for Jewish Values calls on US Jews to support Western Wall status quo, reject Reform Movement claim to represent 'Diaspora Jewry.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2018, 11:27 PM

'Fighting with the Reform Movement won't help anything'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi presents his own solution to Western Wall dispute to preserve sanctity of the site while giving Reform place to pray.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2018, 10:29 PM

'Dividing Western Wall for the Reform will divide the people'

Head of Ateret Cohanim says Chief Rabbinate must approve any change at Western Wall, site must be respected as a synagogue.Benny Toker, 1/14/2018, 9:18 PM

Israeli government declares: Western Wall deal cancelled

State attorney tells high court State considers deal to expand Reform section at Western Wall 'null and void'.Gary Willig, 1/14/2018, 3:49 PM

State Dep. urges Israel to bar Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

Annual State Dep. report shows department urged Israel to curtail Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, agree to Reform demands at Western Wall.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2018, 6:20 PM

Watch: Thousands pray for rain at Western Wall

Minister Uri Ariel calls for mass prayer held at Western Wall for end to severe multi-year drought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 5:28 PM

Winter's finally here: Week starts off with rain - and snow

Israel receives two days of much-needed rain as meteorologists predict another dry winter.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2017, 10:26 AM

Both sides got it wrong on Jerusalem embassy

President Trump may be using the State Department to play a little game of good cop/bad cop. Or, in this case, Good Trump/Bad State Department.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 12/21/2017, 11:59 PM

Watch: J'lem Bar Mitzvah event for children of terror victims

Ceremony for 65 children whose parents were murdered or injured in terror attacks starts at Western Wall, ending at President's Residence.Mordechai Sones, 12/21/2017, 2:37 PM

Report: Pence wanted press conference at Kotel

VP reportedly asked to hold press conference at Western Wall during trip to Israel but Kotel rabbi disapproved. Trip has since been delayed.Ido Ben Porat, 12/19/2017, 3:13 AM