National Union bypasses haredim from the right

Faction demands PM act to enable independent legal representation for rabbinate in High Court hearing on Kotel issue.Mordechai Sones, 6/19/2017, 10:57 PM

Parent calls class trip to Western Wall 'too political'

School trip changed after a parent complains about students' visit to Western Wall, City of David.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2017, 12:04 PM

Western Wall access denied to Jews

During Ramadan, police prevent Jews from reaching Western Wall by car.Mordechai Sones, 6/15/2017, 5:35 PM

Mother of woman who stripped at Kotel: This wasn't a provocation

Family of 23-year old woman who undressed in front of Western Wall begs social media outlets to remove video of incident.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2017, 12:51 PM

Woman strips naked in front of Western Wall, sparking uproar

23-year old woman escorted out of Western Wall Plaza by police after she removes her clothes.David Rosenberg, 6/11/2017, 4:26 PM

Al-Aqsa imam: Western Wall belongs to Muslims

In Friday sermon, Al-Aqsa preacher says Jews have no religious or historical rights to Western Wall, Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 6/11/2017, 7:34 AM

Nikki Haley prays at Western Wall

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley expresses excitement over visit to Western Wall. 'A life-changing experience.'Nitzan Keidar, 6/7/2017, 9:11 PM

Jibril Rajoub lies to Arabs about 'sovereignty' statements

PA official denies to Arabs that he told Israelis Western Wall needs to be under Jewish sovereignty. 'I only said Jewish supervision.'Tal Polon, 6/7/2017, 6:52 PM

A US bar mitzvah boy watches his dream come true

Despite his illness, bar mitzvah boy succeeds in praying at Western Wall - together with singer Yaakov Shwekey.Uzi Baruch, 6/7/2017, 2:30 PM

'The Western Wall belongs only to Muslims'

Supreme Islamic Council says the entire area of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, including the Western Wall, is Muslim.Dalit Halevi, 6/6/2017, 5:39 AM

Watch: Millionaire distributes cash at the Western Wall

Jewish millionaire from Chile whose net worth stands at hundreds of millions of shekels distributes 50 and 100-shekel bills at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2017, 7:18 PM

Western Wall elevator project approved

The project will give those with physical disabilities easier access to the Western Wall from the Jewish Quarter of the Old City.Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2017, 12:13 PM

Israeli government gathers in Western Wall tunnels

Government holds meeting discussing making Western Wall more accessible for wheelchairs, affirming new Communications Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 9:13 AM

Tens of thousands celebrate Jerusalem Day at Western Wall

Annual march through capital to the Western Wall draws tens of thousands of celebrants on the 50th anniversary of reunification of JerusalemHezki Baruch, 5/24/2017, 8:28 PM

3 paratroopers from famed Kotel photo return 50 years later

3 IDF soldiers from famous photo from Western Wall return to holy site on 50th anniversary of victory. 'As exciting as the first time.'JTA, 5/24/2017, 7:55 PM

Aerial photos: Jerusalem Day march underway

Tens of thousands join March of Flags from Jerusalem's Great Synagogue to the Western Wall on 50th anniversary of liberation of city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 4:33 PM

The Six Day War - a salvation and a miracle

PM Netanyahu says Six Day War was 'a salvation and miracle,' promises Temple Mount will always remain in Jewish hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 1:23 PM

WATCH: Thousands pray at the Western Wall on Jerusalem Day

Israelis hold holiday prayers at Western Wall Plaza, celebrate 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's liberation with Chief Rabbis and city rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 11:15 AM

ZOA "Shocked" at Tillerson's Stance on Jerusalem – and Tel Aviv

'Only the blind cannot point to Jerusalem as the center of Judaism and Israel,' ZOA states.Hillel Fendel, 5/23/2017, 10:12 PM

Live: 6 Day War commemoration at Western Wall

Commemoration of 50th anniversary of 6 Day War, when Jerusalem and the Western Wall were liberated., 5/23/2017, 6:05 PM

Trump's Twitter header shows him standing at Western Wall

US president is pictured wearing a black kippa, touching the wall as he prays.Tal Polon, 5/23/2017, 8:42 AM

'The Reform should learn from Trump'

MK Eichler pleased with Trump family's respectful attitude to Kotel: 'I'm happy Reform in US forced to see how Trump family respects site.''Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2017, 11:02 PM

Tillerson: Western Wall part of Jerusalem

US Secretary of State says Western Wall is part of Jerusalem, but does not comment on sovereignty.JTA, 5/22/2017, 6:48 PM

Watch: Trump visits Western Wall

President Trump becomes first sitting president to visit Western WallGary Willig, 5/22/2017, 4:22 PM

'Reform not Jewish'

'After failing in Germany, Reformers want to dig in their claws like the pig did to Jerusalem's walls'.Mordechai Sones, 5/21/2017, 1:05 PM

Elevator to be built at Western Wall Plaza

Elevator and underground tunnels will allow greater access to Western Wall and Jewish Quarter to elderly and disabled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2017, 12:21 PM

Trump: I'm not ruling out visiting Western Wall with Netanyahu

President speaks with Israel Hayom ahead of first state trip to Israel, says he may visit Western Wall with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2017, 8:52 AM

Trump: I will strengthen our alliance with the Jewish state

New London to host President Donald Trump today, Wednesday when he addresses graduates at the Coast Guard AcademyGary Willig, 5/17/2017, 8:00 PM

'There is a limit to the trampling of our national honor'

MK Smotrich calls on PM to insist that Israeli officials accompany US President to Western Wall, vows to have MKs at site during visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 7:41 PM

'We need to be realistic about Trump visit'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin discussed with Arutz Sheva the impending visit of President Trump and its ramifications for tourism.Shimon Cohen, 5/17/2017, 4:30 PM

Haley: Western Wall is part of Israel

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says US Embassy should be moved to Jerusalem, Western Wall is part of Israel.Chana Roberts, 5/17/2017, 7:49 AM

Spicer: Western Wall 'clearly in Jerusalem'

White House press secretary asked about diplomats who said the Western Wall is not part of Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2017, 2:06 AM

Trump to visit Western Wall without Netanyahu

Gen. McMaster officially confirms that Donald Trump will be the first sitting US President to visit Western Wall without Israeli leaders.Gary Willig, 5/16/2017, 7:17 PM

White House disassociates itself from Kotel comments

White House: Remarks by American diplomats that the Western Wall is not part of Israel do not reflect Trump's position.Nitsan Keidar, 5/16/2017, 12:38 AM

Senior Trump official: Western Wall not in Israel

According to reports prior to President's visit, American official said Wall not in Israeli territory, causing heated acrimony.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 10:25 PM

Watch: New US Ambassador to Israel visits Western Wall

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman visits Western Wall straight from airport..Yoni Kempinski, 5/15/2017, 8:07 PM

Six Day War paratroopers return to the Western Wall

Deputy Foreign Minister visits Old City with the three paratroopers who were documented in the famous picture by David Rubinger in 1967.Gary Willig, 5/11/2017, 8:10 PM

Trump to visit Western Wall?

Israel ponders how to secure US President Trump's planned visit to the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 7:51 AM

'Our existence has a price'

'Our existence and freedom have a price,' says President Rivlin in Memorial Day address at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 4/30/2017, 9:21 PM

Six Day War Torah scroll to be featured in March of the Living

Torah scroll carried by Rabbi Shlomo Goren at liberation of Western Wall to be included in March of the Living.Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2017, 5:41 PM

Birkat Hakohanim at the Western Wall - in pictures

Tens of thousands attend mass Priestly Blessing in Old City of Jerusalem during Passover festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2017, 7:53 AM

Watch: Priestly blessing at Western Wall

Thousands attend special annual Passover 'Birkat Kohanim' service at Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2017, 8:54 AM

When Chabad united the right and left

Coalition Chairman Bitan and Opposition Leader Herzog celebrate at Chabad-organized bar mitzvah for 120 orphans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 11:56 AM

'Kotel report is false, the PM promised to find a solution'

Sources close to Deri claim Netanyahu gave Western Wall to Reform, Government Secretary says reports are false, 'twisted.'Haim Lev, 3/13/2017, 11:30 AM

'We're struggling against the Reform and all kinds of leftists'

Protest in Old City against Women of the Wall highlights battle over future of holy site.Hezki Baruch, 2/27/2017, 12:47 PM

Dance, prayer, and protest at the Western Wall

Religious Zionist students protest Women of the Wall at Western Wall plaza.Hezki Baruch, 2/27/2017, 8:50 AM

What lurks within an innocent cane?

60-year-old tourist arrives at Western Wall security with innocent-looking cane, police find surprise.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/26/2017, 2:58 PM

'Media coverage inviting terror attack at Western Wall'

Haredi MK responds to report of lax security at holy site on Shabbat, warns Arab media pushing story could inspire attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 10:46 AM

'How dare newspaper call Wailing Wall by its Jewish name!'

PA TV host slams PA newspaper for using term 'Wailing Wall' and implying Jews have a connection to their holy site in Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 2/12/2017, 9:26 PM

'Any Arab can put on a kippa or talit and carry out attack'

Investigative journalist finds haredim not checked with metal detectors at Western Wall, making easy breach for terrorists.Benny Toker, 2/7/2017, 10:01 PM

Why are there no security checks at Western Wall on Shabbat?

Channel 2 investigation reveals people posing as haredim could bring weapons, explosive devices into Western Wall on Shabbat.Yoel Domb, 2/6/2017, 9:07 PM

'Cancel the Western Wall reform plan'

Haredi parties and Chief Rabbinate call on government to cancel deal granting Reform movement prayer space at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 6:49 PM

'Supreme Court not authorized to adjudicate Western Wall'

Rabbinate Legal Advisor to present opinion to Attorney General that Supreme Court unauthorized to consider petitions regarding Western Wall.Hezki Baruch, 1/26/2017, 10:20 AM

Jewish Home voters reject Reform Prayer at Western Wall

Survey shows Jewish Home voters and haredim overwhelmingly reject granting prayer space to Reform movement at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2017, 8:33 PM

Supreme Court rules in favor of Women of the Wall

High court demands government justify religious status quo at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 10:46 PM

Women of the Wall will not oppose UN anti-Kotel Resolution

Feminist org refuses to join efforts to oppose UN's recent anti-Kotel resolution, says its struggle is only for 'equal rights' at Kotel.Hillel Fendel, 1/9/2017, 1:46 PM

Live: Hanukkah Candle Lighting at the "Small Kotel"

Join our live broadcast from the celebration at the part of the Western Wall which is closest to the location of the Holy Temple.Arutz Sheva, 12/27/2016, 5:26 PM