Israel turns to Vatican for help at UNIsrael asked the Vatican's representative to UNESCO to work to convince nations not to deny Jewish connection to Jerusalem
United Nations: Western Wall not JewishUNESCO resolution expected to pass not only denies Temple Mount's Jewish ties, but also portrays Western Wall as Muslim holy site.
U.S. lawmakers urge UNESCO not to rewrite Jerusalem's historyRos-Lehtinen and Cruz lead bipartisan effort urging UNESCO to reject resolution describing the Temple Mount as holy Muslim site.
Conservatives, Reform sue over Western Wall egalitarian planReform and Conservative movements ask Supreme Court to order government to follow through on egalitarian prayer area next to the Kotel.
MK Gafni: Supreme court judges are advising Reform movementIn the wake of attorney-general Mandelblit's decision regarding Western Wall, MK Gafni accused High Court judges of political intervention.
Letters to God delivered to Western WallHundreds of letters addressed delivered to the Western Wall as is traditional before the High Holidays.
Supreme Court: Why hasn't Kotel plan been executed?Court rips government for failure to implement its decision to create a prayer space for Reform movement in Kotel Plaza.
Watch: Worshippers rescue cat stuck inside Western WallJews praying by the Western Wall discovered a cat stuck between the stones of the holy site - and found an original way to extricate him.
Watch: Together as oneCaught on camera: Israel unites at the Western Wall, societal differences forgotten on the national day of mourning.
Reform leaders demand prayer space at Western WallLeaders of the reform movement send letter to Netanyahu demanding mixed-gender prayer space at Western Wall for liberal streams of Judaism
Reform worshippers clash with haredi protesters at Western WallTensions run high as Reform and Conservative visitors clash with protesters at Western Wall, amid controversy over 'alternative' prayers.
Chief rabbis warn Netanyahu: No deals with Reform movementRabbis Yosef and Lau say Reform movement must not gain influence in Israel, especially at the Western Wall.
Interview with 1967 IDF iconic warriorOne single iconic and chilling image depicted the moment of reunification of Jerusalem in 1967. ILTV speaks with one of the Kotel heroes.
Report: Women of the Wall bring 'dancer' to the KotelRadical feminist group came Monday morning to the Kotel, as they do every Rosh Chodesh, along with a 'dancer', witness says.
Netanyahu remains committed to changes in KotelPrime Minister reiterates commitment to a decision to create a new prayer space for Reform and Conservative Jews at the Kotel.
Meeting between Netanyahu and chief rabbis canceledScheduled meeting on allocation of a non-Orthodox prayer space at the Kotel abruptly canceled.
'Coalition should have collapsed on Reform Kotel'Ex-Minister Yishai slams haredi and religious parties for not saying 'no' to new prayer space, calls Reform 'disappearing Judaism.'
Historic letter by leading rabbis forbids Kotel divisionIn light of new Reform prayer space, letter from top rabbis in early 1970s published, revealing fierce opposition to division into sections.
Non-Orthodox prayerWhat is the impact of the decision to allow egalitarian services at the Western Wall on Jewish tradition?
Netanyahu blasts minister's attack on Reform JewsPM stresses Reform Jews are 'part and parcel' of Jewish people and deserve respect after Yariv Levin slams them for assimilation.
Government approves egalitarian prayer section at Western WallGovernment approves egalitarian prayer section near Robinson's arch, promises to make it respectable and accessible to all.
PA government claims: Israel implementing a 'bi-national state'PA government blasts Israel and the city of Jerusalem for "defiling" the Western Wall and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
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.