Netanyahu: Israel is a candle in the darknessPM Netanyahu lights first Hanukkah candle in Jerusalem, says Israel is fighting for its existence and independence.
Palestinian cleric: The Western Wall belongs to the MuslimsPalestinian Arab claims Muslims are the legal owners of the Western Wall and no other person or entity are entitled to it.
PA Drops UNESCO Kotel Bid - PartiallyPA backs down on claiming Kotel as a Muslim site, but is still trying to claim Cave of Machpelah and Rachel's Tomb.
Lapid to British FM: UNESCO Bid Part of PA's IncitementYesh Atid chairman asks Britain’s Foreign Secretary to thwart PA initiative to pass resolution on Kotel at UNESCO.
American Lawmakers Urge Action Against UNESCO Kotel ResolutionReps Nita Lowey and Ted Deutch ask ambassador to UNESCO to work to block the PA from claiming Kotel as its own.
'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.
PA Tries to Claim Western Wall at UNESCO as 'Muslim Site'Proposal, likely to pass due to Muslim majority, would have Kotel renamed Buraq Plaza and made part of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Before Yom Kippur, 100,000 Attend Selichot at the Western WallJews from across the religious and demographic spectrum gathered in Jerusalem for last penitentiary prayers before Yom Kippur.
Watch: Selichot at the KotelHundreds at Selichot at the Western Wall in the presence of Chief Rabbi David Lau, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat, ministers and MKs.
Watch: Hundreds Pray at Western Wall on Jerusalem DayMajor rabbis and popular Israeli singer hold special prayer session honoring Israel's sovereignty over the capital.
Watch: Arabs Try to Ruin Independence Day FestivitiesGroups of Arabs attempted to incite confrontation with Israelis celebrating Independence Day in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Hundreds Flock to Kotel for Independence Day PrayersRabbi Uri Sherki, who ended shiva for his murdered son, leads emotional prayer session to bridge Memorial, Independence Days.
Bennett Calls for Unity at Last-Minute Kotel Visit'We are strong together,' Jewish Home chairman urges, less than 24 hours before the vote.
Watch Live: Snow at the Western WallSnow has arrived in Jerusalem and the city is being covered in white. Watch live as the snow falls on the Western Wall in the Old City.
Watch: Thousands Pray at Kotel on Last Day of SukkotArutz Sheva was on the scene for vatikin prayers at dawn for Hoshana Raba, the seventh day of the 'Feast of Tabernacles.'
Thousands Gather at Western Wall for Birkat KohanimTraditional ceremony whereby the Cohen-priests bless the masses draws huge crowds every year.
Over One Million People Visit Western Wall Over High HolidaysHuge crowds visit Jewish holy site in ten days between Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur.
Photo Essay: Slichot in JerusalemHundreds gather at the Western Wall for penitential prayers days before the High Holidays begin.
'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'Hareidi MK calls on internal security minister to create secure path to Kotel, after family nearly killed by Arab ambush on way to the site.
Expert: 'Small Western Wall' Just as Holy as KotelAn expert on Jerusalem and the holy places, says that the Small Kotel is a holy place and should be treated as such.
Watch: Hundreds Pray for Missing Students at Kotel and in HevronHundreds prayed Saturday night at the Kotel for the safe return of the three yeshiva students who were kidnapped by terrorists.
Soldiers Salute Holocaust Survivors at Kotel Bar MitzvahIDF honors survivors from mental health hospitals who held a belated bar mitzvah at the Western Wall.
Islamist Leader Attacks Pope for Visiting 'Muslim' Western WallIslamic Movement leader Salah writes letter to pope, accusing him of 'approving' occupation in visit, not apologizing to Muslims.
Teens Banned from Praying About the Third TempleAriel youth movement conference at the Western Wall denied entry over magnets with prayer for the Third Temple on them.
Timberlake's Kotel Photo Angers ArabsPop star's picture from the Western Wall ignites angry comments from pro-Arab activists.
Pop Icon Justin Timberlake Prays at KotelTimberlake posts picture of himself at Western Wall on social networks followed by tens of millions, will perform in Tel Aviv tonight.
Kotel Rabbi Tells Pope: 'We Have Returned Home'Rabbi says Jews merited great miracle to return home after scorn of exile, quotes prophets on world learning Torah from Israel.
Robbed by the Nazis, 51 Survivors Finally Have Their BarmitzvahsSderot Municipality and other groups organize Bar Mitzvah ceremony in 'an historic act of justice and kindness'.
Chisel Reportedly Used To Build The Second Temple DiscoveredArchaeologist who found ancient tool says 'for first time in 2000 years we have a tool of the builders of the Kotel (Western Wall).'
'The First Time I Put On Tefillin Since The War'MDA holds moving bar mitzvah ceremony at Western Wall for 87 Holocaust survivors who were robbed of the experience by the Nazis.
British Hassidic Music Star's Moving New Jerusalem ClipWatch Shloime Gertner's new music video of 'Shema Yisrael,' filmed on location at the Western Well.
113 Orphaned Boys to Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the KotelColel Chabad in Jerusalem will host a mega bar mitzvah celebration for 113 orphaned boys and their families.
Palestinian Religious Leaders: Jews Must not Pray at KotelPA claims the Western Wall of Temple Mount is part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, too, and therefore off limits for Jews.
‘Price Tag’ Hysteria? 13-Year-Old Detained for Carrying Paint13-year-old girl in tears as police detain her for carrying paint for her Purim costume.
Kotel Rabbi: Temple Mount Violence is a DisgraceMuslim riots on the Temple Mount are proof that they are using the compound for a political struggle, says Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch.
PA Minister: We Demand Sovereignty Over KotelTop PA official says that the PA is demanding sovereignty over the entire Old City of Jerusalem, including the Western Wall.
A Special Peek At the Kotel TunnelsPhoto essay takes a look at the ancient architecture under Jerusalem's Western Wall.
Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry's Decrees'Thousands join prayers asking G-d to strengthen leaders and cancel Kerry plans to establish Arab capital in Jerusalem.
Anti-Semitic French Comic Announces New ShowDieudonne tries to circumvent ban on show in which he mimes peeing on the Kotel with new show that includes 'tai-chi moves.'
New Photos: Western Wall TunnelsKotel Heritage Fund shows the beauty of the Temple Mount tunnels.
Women of the Wall Upset as Torah Scroll Banned from KotelControversial women’s prayer group allowed in to Kotel, but Torah scroll must remain outside.
Despite Snow, Bar Mitzvahs Still Held at Western WallWorshippers flock to Jewish holy site despite inclement weather.
Hanukkah Candle-lighting Ceremony At Western WallCeremony marking first night of Hanukkah attended by Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Interior Minister, Kotel Rabbi.
Women of the Wall Calls in US ReservesThree Reform missions from US called in to swell group numbers for organization's 25th anniversary; leader has called to scrap rabbinate.
Paula Abdul's Israeli Bat MitzvahSinger and dancer Paula Abdul set to take her first trip to Israel this week, and have a bat mitzvah at the Western Wall during her stay.
Czech President: My Kotel Wish Came TrueMiloš Zeman visited the Western Wall and said that when he made a wish there, 12 years ago, it came true.
'Women of the Wall' Back Down Over Western WallThe 'Women of the Wall' organization are set to announce that they will hold future prayers at a new site made at Robinson's Arch.
Women of the Wall Snub New Prayer AreaDozens of women gather at Western Wall to mark the new month of Cheshvan, avoid new prayer area recently opened.
Kotel Rabbi to Hareidi Jews: Ignore Women of the WallKotel Rabbi calls not to protest ‘Women of the Wall’ prayers. ‘Keep things quiet.’
Video: Thousands Pray for the Recovery of Rabbi Ovadia YosefTens of thousands of people gathered at the Western Wall for a massive prayer rally for the spiritual leader of the Shas party.
'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 Western WallIsraeli 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.