Leftist Journalist Blasts Hotovely Over Diplomats' Kotel VisitsJournalist Ben Caspit says that requiring foreign diplomats to visit the Kotel is like being forced to visit a church in New York.
Hotovely: Kotel to be Part of Official Diplomatic VisitsInternational guests in Israel on official visits will be taken to the Kotel as part of their itinerary, the Foreign Ministry has decided.
Moving: Holocaust Survivors Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the KotelAfter more than half a century, survivors finally undergo ceremony denied to them by the Nazis
Moving: Hero Soldier Who Survived Stabbing Prays at KotelPrayers of thanks and surprises by unit for officer released from hospital, who was critically wounded by Arab terrorist in Old City.
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.
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.
Women of the Wall 'Almost Caused Bloodshed' with Torah StuntKotel Rabbi slams provocateurs who took Torah scroll into women's section, sparking scuffle and police intervention.
Netanyahu at the Kotel: Moved by the Weight of ResponsibilityNetanyahu visits Western Wall and notes on historical meaning of holy site, vows to act for every citizen of Israel.
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.
Netanyahu: We Didn't Return to the Kotel to Reach it in APCsNetanyahu slams Labor for vowing to keep Kotel while giving up surrounding territory, promises to keep Jerusalem sovereign.
Kotel Prayer Rally for SecurityJerusalem's new city rabbis led the prayers following the latest murderous wave of Muslim terror attacks.
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.'
Kotel Rabbi: 'Temple Mount has Turned into a Terror Base'Temple Mount merely 'a platform for political struggle' for Arabs says rabbi of the Kotel, calling on world to condemn violence.
Watch Live: Selichot at the KotelJoin the special prayers for Selichot at the Western Wall plaza in Jerusalem, attended by leading rabbis and Knesset members.
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.
NY Republican Candidate Visits the Old City of JerusalemNY Republican candidate Bruce Blakeman visits the Jewish communities of eastern Jerusalem, concludes tour at the Kotel.
Golani Troops Leave Gaza to Say Gomel Blessing at KotelSoldiers of hard-hit brigade leave front for first time in operation, say blessing recited after safely emerging from danger.
Ninth of Av Set to Begin Monday NightMonday marks the advent of Tisha B'Av, the Fast of the Ninth Day of Av, commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples.
Thousands Gather in Prayer at KotelTens of thousands of people gathered at the Kotel to pray for G-d's help in destroying Hamas.
Queens Family Moves Up Bar Mitzvah to Show SolidarityA resident of Queens, NY, decided that now was the time to come to Israel for a family celebration - rockets or no rockets.
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.
Judge Orders Release of Arab who Broke Jewish Minor's SkullArab who assaulted Jewish youth with bat on Shavuot by Kotel released to house arrest, legal expert slams racist bias.
Police Refuse to Allow Cleanup of 'Small Western Wall'The Small Western Wall is full of debris and trash - and according to an Arab MK, police and the government are against cleaning it up.
Watch: Thousands at Kotel to Pray for Missing YouthsAshkenazi and Sephardi Chief Rabbis of Israel lead a mass prayer gathering for the three abducted youths.
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.
Rabbis Organize Mass Prayer Rallies for Missing Yeshiva StudentsChief rabbis, MKs to attend mass prayer rallies at Kotel Saturday and Sunday as Jews gather across Israel to pray for the boys' safety.
Soldiers Salute Holocaust Survivors at Kotel Bar MitzvahIDF honors survivors from mental health hospitals who held a belated bar mitzvah at the Western Wall.
Arab Attacker Indicted For Breaking Jewish Minor's SkullJerusalem Arab indicted for assaulting 17-year-old with wooden bat near Western Wall right before Shavuot.
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.
Arab Attacker Breaks Jew's Skull in Brutal Shavuot AttackJewish youths on way to Kotel before Shavuot attacked and injured by armed Arabs; if roles were reversed 'Israel would focus on this only.'
Kotel Officials: We're All Ready for ShavuotOfficials at the Kotel (Western Wall) are preparing for expected crowds of tens of thousands of visitors over the Shavuot holiday.
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.
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.
Lack of Manpower Closes Kotel EntrancesPolice at the Western Wall on Sunday and Monday closed two of the main entrances into the Kotel Plaza, citing management issues.
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).'
Kotel Undergoes 'Pesach Cleaning'The Kotel was 'cleaned out' of notes that have been stuffed into it all year long, using a special device
‘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.'
2013 Record Year for Israeli TourismForeign tourist entries up 3% from 2012; December sets monthly record with 24% increase from previous year.
WoW Deny They Tried to 'Smuggle' Torah Scroll to the KotelGroup alleges WoW attempted to sneak Torah scroll in duffel bag into Kotel plaza against police regulations; WoW strenuously deny claims.
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.
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.
Guard Who Murdered Kotel Visitor Released to House ArrestHadi Kabalan, who killed Doron Ben Shalush at the Kotel earlier this year, has been released to house arrest pending the end of his case.
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.’
The Temple Mount and the Peace TreatyYou might want to remember Israel's 1994 Treaty of Peace with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It tells us something about today’s headlines.
'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.