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13-Year-Old Detained for Carrying Paint

13-year-old girl in tears as police detain her for carrying paint for her Purim costume.Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2014, 2:42 AM

Kotel Rabbi: Temple Mount Violence is a Disgrace

Muslim riots on the Temple Mount are proof that they are using the compound for a political struggle, says Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/28/2014, 9:14 PM

PA Minister: We Demand Sovereignty Over Kotel

Top PA official says that the PA is demanding sovereignty over the entire Old City of Jerusalem, including the Western Wall.David Lev, 2/10/2014, 9:18 PM

A Special Peek At the Kotel Tunnels

Photo essay takes a look at the ancient architecture under Jerusalem's Western Wall.Ari Yashar, 2/9/2014, 11:01 PM

Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry Decrees'

Thousands join prayers asking G-d to strengthen leaders and cancel Kerry plans to establish Arab capital in Jerusalem.Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 7:14 PM

Anti-Semitic French Comic Announces New Show

Dieudonne tries to circumvent ban on show in which he mimes peeing on the Kotel with new show that includes 'tai-chi moves.'Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 7:41 AM

New Photos: Western Wall Tunnels

Kotel Heritage Fund shows the beauty of the Temple Mount tunnels.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/10/2014, 2:38 PM

Women of the Wall Upset as Torah Scroll Banned

Controversial women’s prayer group allowed in to Kotel, but Torah scroll must remain outside.Maayana Miskin, 1/2/2014, 1:24 PM

Bar Mitzvahs Held at Western Wall Despite Snow

Worshippers flock to Jewish holy site despite inclement weather.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2013, 8:38 PM

Hanukkah Candle-lighting Ceremony At Western Wall

Ceremony marking first night of Hanukkah attended by Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Interior Minister, Kotel Rabbi.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 9:17 PM

Women of the Wall Calls in US Reserves

Three Reform missions from US called in to swell group numbers for organization's 25th anniversary; leader has called to scrap rabbinate.Ari Yashar, 11/4/2013, 2:38 PM

Paula Abdul's Israeli Bat Mitzvah

Singer 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.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2013, 10:36 PM

Czech President: My Kotel Wish Came True

Miloš Zeman visited the Western Wall and said that when he made a wish there, 12 years ago, it came true.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2013, 10:30 PM

'Women of the Wall' Back Down Over Western Wall

The 'Women of the Wall' organization are set to announce that they will hold future prayers at a new site made at Robinson's Arch.Adam Ross, 10/7/2013, 3:07 PM

Women of the Wall Snub New Prayer Area

Dozens of women gather at Western Wall to mark the new month of Cheshvan, avoid new prayer area recently opened.Adam Ross, 10/4/2013, 9:40 AM

Kotel Rabbi: Ignore Women of the Wall

Kotel Rabbi calls not to protest ‘Women of the Wall’ prayers. ‘Keep things quiet.’Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 12:04 PM

Thousands Pray for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Western Wall for a massive prayer rally for the spiritual leader of the Shas party.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2013, 5:12 AM

'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 JerusalemYoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 11:37 PM

'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."Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 11:12 PM

In Pictures: Priestly Blessings at the Kotel

Israeli Chief Rabbis join thousands of worshippers at this year's Sukkot 'birkat kohanim' at the Kotel in Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 10:47 AM

Thousands Recite Selichot at the Western Wall

Jewish worshippers flock to the Kotel (Western Wall) to take part in penitential prayers in the run up to Yom Kippur.Ari Soffer and Hezki Baruch, 9/10/2013, 11:04 AM

Kotel Rabbi’s Horror at Temple Mount Riots

Kotel rabbi says the world should condemn Muslim rioters’ attempt to force Jews from holy site.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2013, 8:30 AM

‘Women of the Wall’ to Get Separate Prayer Area

Minister Bennett hopes to solve Kotel clashes with a separate prayer space for non-traditional worship.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 2:42 PM

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.Maayana Miskin, 8/6/2013, 6:40 PM

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."Rina Tzvi , 6/25/2013, 8:14 PM

Security Guard Shot Jew who Yelled Allahu Akbar

A Jewish man has been killed in a shooting at the Kotel.Maayana Miskin & Ernie Singer, 6/21/2013, 8:07 AM

Court Awards Damages to Mother Over False Arrest

The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court has awarded thousands of shekels in damages to a Hevron mother after her false arrest by police.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2013, 2:05 PM

Clinton at Kotel: 'Eye Opening Experience'

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visits the Kotel, expresses “continued admiration” for Jewish heritage.Rina Tzvi , 6/18/2013, 5:28 PM

‘Women of the Wall’ Prepare for Second Round

The Women of the Wall group prepares for a repeat of last month’s conflict at the Kotel.Maayana Miskin, 6/4/2013, 5:20 PM

Kotel Rabbi: Pray for Unity

Rabbi of Kotel calls to end recent conflict through government regulation, prayer.Maayana Miskin, 5/12/2013, 2:35 PM

Women of the Wall: We’re 'Liberating' the Kotel

Head of ‘Women of the Wall’ group compares provocation-causing group to soldiers who fought for Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 5/10/2013, 2:11 PM

Conflict at Kotel as Women of the Wall Pray

Conflict at the Western Wall as women attempt non-traditional prayer gathering.Maayana Miskin, 5/10/2013, 9:02 AM

Visit Jerusalem Through a Powerful Music Video

Watch new revised version of Rabbi Dovid Green's song "Jerusalem - Eye of the Universe" in honor of Jerusalem Day 2013.Arutz Sheva, 5/7/2013, 3:14 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2013, 5:46 AM

A Rabbinic Group Supports ‘Third Kotel’ Plan

The Beit Hillel rabbinic group throws its weight behind creation of mixed prayer section at the Western Wall.Maayana Miskin, 5/5/2013, 10:42 AM

MK Slams Women of the Wall: ‘Fake Judaism’

MK Menachem Moses against ‘provocation’ of women’s prayer group using men’s prayer.Maayana Miskin, 5/1/2013, 8:52 AM

Torah Scroll Written by Thousands of Jews

A new Sefer Torah, written by over 200 thousand Jews, was dedicated at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 3/14/2013, 6:12 AM

Students and Teachers Hike for Pollard's Freedom

Students from Amit Catzor a religious school in northern Israel began a hiking trek, in an effort to free Jonathan Pollard.David Lev, 3/14/2013, 4:45 AM

10.5 Million Kotel Visits in 2012

Police data shows 10.5 million trips to the Western Wall in 2012. Israel finally expands Kotel facilities.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 12:53 PM

A Prayer from a Wheelchair at the Kotel

Magen 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2013, 10:48 AM

US Liberal Jews’ War on Orthodoxy at Kotel

US Liberal Jews press Netanyahu to overthrow Jewish custom at the Wall and let women pray with men’s religious prayer shawls there. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 12:33 PM

NY Times Strikes Again, Promotes Women of the Wall

A NY Times article pitches a campaign by “Women of Wall” and unintentionally reveals the real issue: Who decides Jewish law? Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 7:14 PM

Hamas, Abbas’ New Partner, Say Kotel Is Islamic

Hamas’ official Al Qassam website quotes a senior cleric that “facts and history” prove the Western Wall is not Jewish property. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 5:51 PM

Signed Checks Found at Kotel Leave Police Bemused

Jerusalem police were left bewildered after finding signed checks worth around half a billion dollars at the Western Wall on Wednesday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/19/2012, 8:16 PM

Mass Prayer for Israeli Soldiers at Western Wall

Jews are called to gather Sunday at the Western Wall at 4 pm to pray for Israel's soldiers in their fight against Gaza terrorists.Hana Levi Julian, 11/18/2012, 9:47 AM

Two Arab Teens Charged with Stabbing Rabbi’s Son

Police have arrested two teenage Arab terrorists for stabbing the son of Torah sage Rabbi Tzvi Tau in the back in Jerusalem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/14/2012, 1:48 PM

Clip Highlights Bond Between Jews and Jerusalem

Composer and writer Cecelia Margules releases a video production of her song "Let Us Build", a musical tribute to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2012, 7:51 AM

Video: Thousands Pray at Dawn at Western Wall

Thousands of Jews prayed Sunday at sunrise on “Hoshana Raba”, the last day of the seven-day Sukkot holiday and the eve of Simchat Torah. Yoni Kempinski and Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/7/2012, 11:00 AM

Rabbi Arrested on Temple Mount for Praying

On 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.Chana Ya'ar, 10/7/2012, 10:52 AM

Thousands Deliver Priestly Blessing at Kotel

The Priestly Blessing, chanted by thousands of male descendants of High Priest Aaron, delivered Wednesday from the Western Wall. Uzi Baruch, Hana Levi Julian, 10/3/2012, 9:41 AM

Thousands Participate in Selichot at Kotel

Tens of thousands take part in the last Selichot prayers before Yom Kippur at the Kotel (Western Wall).Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 4:14 AM

PA Angered by Bar Mitzvah Tradition

PA rep. expresses outrage over the tradition of celebrating bar mitzvahs at the Western Wall. Rabbi: They’re embarrassing themselves.Maayana Miskin, 9/23/2012, 6:18 PM

Prayers at the Kotel: Blot Out Wicked Enemy Iran

Thousands 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.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/11/2012, 11:26 AM

Abdul Kareem's Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

A self-described African American atheist, born of a Muslim father and Jewish mother, hungers for a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem.Chana Ya'ar, 8/27/2012, 7:39 PM

'Women of the Wall' Arrested for Provocation

Police arrested three “women of the Wall’ after they violated High Court limitations and wore prayer shawls in a “Rosh Chodesh” protest. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/19/2012, 10:26 AM

Canadian FM Makes Surprise Visit to Israel, Kotel

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird made a surprise visit to Israel Monday morning, where he prayed at Western Wall.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/14/2012, 3:35 PM