'You Feel Like You're On Top of the World'Rabbi Efraim Shore of the Aish HaTorah organization shares a message of unity at the priestly blessings in Jerusalem
'We Prayed for This for Thousands of Years'Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat tells of his feelings experiencing the "birkat kohanim" and the Kotel. "No one should take this for granted."
In Pictures: Priestly Blessings at the KotelIsraeli Chief Rabbis join thousands of worshippers at this year's Sukkot 'birkat kohanim' at the Kotel in Jerusalem.
Thousands Recite Selichot at the Western WallJewish worshippers flock to the Kotel (Western Wall) to take part in penitential prayers in the run up to Yom Kippur.
Kotel Rabbi’s Horror at Temple Mount RiotsKotel rabbi says the world should condemn Muslim rioters’ attempt to force Jews from holy site.
‘Women of the Wall’ to Get Separate Prayer AreaMinister Bennett hopes to solve Kotel clashes with a separate prayer space for non-traditional worship.
Fears as Ramadan meets ‘Women of the Wall’Police ask thousands of orthodox Jewish women not to pray at Kotel in an attempt to maintain calm.
Guard Shot Kotel Jew After 'Verbal Confrontation'Security guard who shot dead a Jewish man at Western Wall is suspected of murder after " verbal confrontation."
Security Guard Shot Jew who Yelled Allahu AkbarA Jewish man has been killed in a shooting at the Kotel.
Court Awards Damages to Mother Over False ArrestThe Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court has awarded thousands of shekels in damages to a Hevron mother after her false arrest by police.
Clinton at Kotel: 'Eye Opening Experience'Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visits the Kotel, expresses “continued admiration” for Jewish heritage.
‘Women of the Wall’ Prepare for Second RoundThe Women of the Wall group prepares for a repeat of last month’s conflict at the Kotel.
Kotel Rabbi: Pray for UnityRabbi of Kotel calls to end recent conflict through government regulation, prayer.
Women of the Wall: We’re 'Liberating' the KotelHead of ‘Women of the Wall’ group compares provocation-causing group to soldiers who fought for Jerusalem.
Conflict at Kotel as Women of the Wall PrayConflict at the Western Wall as women attempt non-traditional prayer gathering.
Visit Jerusalem Through a Powerful Music VideoWatch new revised version of Rabbi Dovid Green's song "Jerusalem - Eye of the Universe" in honor of Jerusalem Day 2013.
New Group Counters Provocative 'Women of the Wall'"Leave the Western Wall alone," a new group, Women For the Wall, tells provocative Women of the Wall.
A Rabbinic Group Supports ‘Third Kotel’ PlanThe Beit Hillel rabbinic group throws its weight behind creation of mixed prayer section at the Western Wall.
MK Slams Women of the Wall: ‘Fake Judaism’MK Menachem Moses against ‘provocation’ of women’s prayer group using men’s prayer.
Torah Scroll Written by Thousands of JewsA new Sefer Torah, written by over 200 thousand Jews, was dedicated at the Western Wall.
Students and Teachers Hike for Pollard's FreedomStudents from Amit Catzor a religious school in northern Israel began a hiking trek, in an effort to free Jonathan Pollard.
10.5 Million Kotel Visits in 2012Police data shows 10.5 million trips to the Western Wall in 2012. Israel finally expands Kotel facilities.
A Prayer from a Wheelchair at the KotelMagen David and Police made an exception to allow a man to pray at the Kotel when he explained his illness may not allow him another chance.
US Liberal Jews’ War on Orthodoxy at KotelUS Liberal Jews press Netanyahu to overthrow Jewish custom at the Wall and let women pray with men’s religious prayer shawls there.
NY Times Strikes Again, Promotes Women of the WallA NY Times article pitches a campaign by “Women of Wall” and unintentionally reveals the real issue: Who decides Jewish law?
Hamas, Abbas’ New Partner, Say Kotel Is IslamicHamas’ official Al Qassam website quotes a senior cleric that “facts and history” prove the Western Wall is not Jewish property.
Signed Checks Found at Kotel Leave Police BemusedJerusalem police were left bewildered after finding signed checks worth around half a billion dollars at the Western Wall on Wednesday.
Mass Prayer for Israeli Soldiers at Western WallJews are called to gather Sunday at the Western Wall at 4 pm to pray for Israel's soldiers in their fight against Gaza terrorists.
Two Arab Teens Charged with Stabbing Rabbi’s SonPolice have arrested two teenage Arab terrorists for stabbing the son of Torah sage Rabbi Tzvi Tau in the back in Jerusalem.
Clip Highlights Bond Between Jews and JerusalemComposer and writer Cecelia Margules releases a video production of her song "Let Us Build", a musical tribute to Jerusalem.
Video: Thousands Pray at Dawn at Western WallThousands of Jews prayed Sunday at sunrise on “Hoshana Raba”, the last day of the seven-day Sukkot holiday and the eve of Simchat Torah.
Rabbi Arrested on Temple Mount for PrayingOn the eve of the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah, at least three Jews, one a rabbi, and one Arab were arrested on the Temple Mount.
Thousands Deliver Priestly Blessing at KotelThe Priestly Blessing, chanted by thousands of male descendants of High Priest Aaron, delivered Wednesday from the Western Wall.
Thousands Participate in Selichot at KotelTens of thousands take part in the last Selichot prayers before Yom Kippur at the Kotel (Western Wall).
PA Angered by Bar Mitzvah TraditionPA rep. expresses outrage over the tradition of celebrating bar mitzvahs at the Western Wall. Rabbi: They’re embarrassing themselves.
Prayers at the Kotel: Blot Out Wicked Enemy IranThousands of Jews prayed at the Kotel for G-d to “blot out the thoughts of those who hate us and of the wicked enemy Iran.”
Abdul Kareem's Bar Mitzvah at the Western WallA self-described African American atheist, born of a Muslim father and Jewish mother, hungers for a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem.
'Women of the Wall' Arrested for ProvocationPolice arrested three “women of the Wall’ after they violated High Court limitations and wore prayer shawls in a “Rosh Chodesh” protest.
Canadian FM Makes Surprise Visit to Israel, KotelCanadian Foreign Minister John Baird made a surprise visit to Israel Monday morning, where he prayed at Western Wall.
Lamentations at the Western Wall on Tisha B'AvA night of grieving, a night of unity as the people of Israel came together to yearn for what was, and what is yet to be.
Thousands March Around Walls of JerusalemThousands marched around the ancient walls of the holy city of Jerusalem Saturday night in an event held by the Women in Green movement.
Arab Rage: Putin Notes Jerusalem's Jewish PastAt Kotel, Russian president said "Here we see how the Jewish past is etched into the stones of Jerusalem."
Actor David Arquette, 41 Celebrates 'Bar Mitzvah'American actor David Arquette, 41, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah – albeit slightly late – at the Western Wall this week.
Jerusalem Day March in Liberators' FootstepsA dramatic nighttime march followed in the footsteps of the paratroopers who liberated Jerusalem in 1967.
GOP Urges Romney to Visit Israel to ‘Shame’ ObamaRepublican Congressmen urge Romney to hurry up and visit Israel to ”shame” Obama, who has not visited as president.
eBay Sale of Western Wall Stones a Bunch of GravelPolice say that the advertised sale of Western Wall stones on eBay earlier this year turned out to be only gravel at the holy site.
Government Bans Smoking at Western WallPeople going to the Western Wall for HaShem to accept their prayers will find smoking is not acceptable, the government ordered.
Arab Axe Attack on Jew in Old CityAn Arab terrorist attacked a Jew with an axe in the area of the Damascus Gate Monday morning. The victim suffered light wounds.
Kotel Cleanup for PassoverPhoto essay: Rabbi of the Kotel and Holy Places takes part in cleanup of the Western Wall for Pesach.
‘Swift’ Birds to be Welcomed Back to Western WallThe Common Swift, a unique bird that spends most of its life on the wing, returns to Western Wall for a short vacation from Africa.
Western Wall Rabbi 'Cannot Forgive the Mufti'The Western Wall Rabbi says Israelis “cannot forgive the Mufti” for saying that only by killing Jews can Muslims proceed to Paradise.
40,000 Visit Kotel During HanukkahMore than 40,000 people visited the Western Wall during Hanukkah. Thousands attended daily candle lighting.
The Vatican Wants to Lay its Hands on JerusalemThe Vatican is now reiterating demands for control of religious sites in Jerusalem. Jordan's occupation 1948-1967 didn't bother them.
New Theory on When Western Wall Was BuiltThe discovery of a new ritual pool under the Western Wall suggests a new theory that the Kotel was completed later than thought.
Video: Rabbis Dance after ‘Siyum” of GemorrahHundreds of rabbis and Torah students danced Saturday night in celebration of completion of learning the Gemara in memory of Rabbi Shach.