'Women of the Wall' forced out of Kotel amid protests

Event at Western Wall marking controversial feminist group's 30th anniversary ended as activists forced to leave plaza amid protests.David Rosenberg, 3/8/2019, 9:54 AM

Watch: 20,000 worshippers gather at Western Wall

Tens of thousands gather at Western Wall in Jerusalem for 'Rosh Hodesh' prayers marking beginning of new Hebrew month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2019, 8:58 AM

Watch: Mayor of Beverly Hills visits Western Wall

'Extraordinary passion here, a remarkable history.' Beverly Hills mayor visits Western Wall tunnels during conference of mayors in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2019, 4:15 PM

Islamic cleric: Don't call it the Western Wall

Head of the Supreme Islamic Council in Jerusalem says there's not a single rock at the Western Wall which is connected to Jewish history.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2019, 6:35 AM

20 Jewish youths rescued from Arab villages celebrate at Kotel

Youths rescued with their mothers from Arab villages come to Western Wall for special Bar/Bat Mitzvah program organized by Yad L'Achim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 11:41 AM

Watch: Austrian president visits the Western Wall

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen puts his wish in the Western Wall 'that I hope will come true one day for Jews and Austrians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 10:26 PM

Watch: What happens when it snows at the Western Wall?

Some snowfall was a good enough reason for celebration among visitors at the Western Wall last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2019, 11:25 AM

New IDF chief of staff visits Western Wall

Aviv Kochavi arrives with outgoing Chief of Staff Eisenkot to Western Wall, where they pray and place notes in the stones of the wall.Orli Harari, 1/15/2019, 2:37 PM

Watch: Boy rescued from Arab village puts on tefillin at Kotel

Two and a half years ago, A. knew he was Jewish but did not speak a word of Hebrew. Now he reads from his Bar Mitzvah Torah portion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2019, 10:27 PM

150 haredi soldiers sworn in at Western Wall plaza

Netzach Yehuda Battalion holds first swearing-in ceremony since Givat Assaf attack.Eliran Aharon, 1/3/2019, 11:33 PM

Successful CPR at IDF swearing in ceremony at Western Wall

Father of soldier at military ceremony saves life of man who collapsed during event at the Western WallArutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 9:40 PM

'A decision that will enable desecration of the Western Wall'

'The Planning and Building Committee will be making a decision that will leave generations weeping.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 1:17 PM

Father of wounded soldier: Thank you for your prayers

Watch: Father of wounded American-Israeli soldier expresses his thanks to worshippers gathered at Western Wall to pray for his son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2018, 11:32 AM

Hundreds pray for wounded soldier at Western Wall

Tzfat Chief Rabbi attends prayer ceremony at Western Wall for soldier shot at Givat Assaf.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2018, 12:41 AM

Hundreds rally against 'Women of the Wall' in Jerusalem

Women of the Wall alternative prayer service at Western Wall draws only 30, while hundreds join in prayer vigil against the left-wing group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 3:37 PM

Deri: Women of the Wall a 'destructive phenomenon'

Deri responds to petition calling on him to ban Women of the Wall from the Kotel, says he is doing everything in his power to combat group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2018, 9:34 AM

Amb. Friedman, Netanyahu light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

PM, US Ambassador mark 1 year since President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 8:57 PM

Hundreds of women call on Aryeh Deri to stop Women of the Wall

Petition wants interior minister to stop the feminist group from 'provoking quarrels in such a holy place' ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 6:42 PM

100-year-old rabbinic document describing Western Wall found

Rabbinical leaders of Jewish community in 1918 wrote that holiness of Western Wall spanned entire wall, included plaza up to the Dung gate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 7:31 PM

200 Holocaust survivors light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

Western Wall Rabbi: Thanks to the survival of the Holocaust survivors, today we can celebrate Hanukkah, here near the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2018, 7:59 PM

Jerusalem's leaders light Hanukkah candles together

Mayor Nir Barkat and incoming Mayor Moshe Leon light candles for second night of Hanukkah at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 7:09 PM

'Hanukkah - The spiritual independence day of the Jewish people'

Outgoing Police Commissioner, Chief Rabbi David Lau light first candle of Hanukkah at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2018, 7:53 PM

Watch: Snake removed from Western Wall

Snake emerges from in between stones of Western Wall, causing commotion in Jerusalem holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 5:08 PM

Watch: Governor of New Jersey visits Western Wall

Memorial to Governor Phil Murphy's father-in-law held in Western Wall Tunnels.Eliran Aharon, 10/23/2018, 3:01 PM

Prayers continue at egalitarian Kotel area despite protests

Hundreds of Jews pray and study Torah at Robinson's Arch despite angry reactions from Reform and Conservative movements.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 4:58 PM

Thousands attend Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall

Jews from all over the world join US Amb. Friedman at Western Wall for the Priestly Blessing. Watch this special event live.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 2:07 PM

Thousands gather at Western Wall in J'lem for Sukkot festival

Worshippers gather in Old City of Jerusalem for first Intermediary Day of Sukkot festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2018, 1:18 PM

Watch: The revival of Torah study in the Old City of Jerusalem

The incredible story of the Rabbi Aryeh BinaArutz Sheva, 9/23/2018, 1:49 PM

Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Yom Kippur eve

Thousands of worshipers say 'selichot' at Western Wall complex ahead of Yom Kippur. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2018, 9:18 AM

Photos: Selichot at the Kotel

Thousands of people attend Selichot prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2018, 6:28 AM

Thousands attend selichot at Western Wall

Thousands of men and women from all over Israel attend central selichot prayers at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 9:15 AM

Ex-minister: Let the Reform build a Western Wall in Berlin

Former minister Eli Yishai says Reform can pray at the Western Wall like everyone else, no need to make specific areas for each sector.Ben Shaul, 9/13/2018, 12:43 PM

Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Rosh Hashanah eve

Thousands of worshipers came overnight and continue to arrive this morning at the Kotel for 'selichot' prayers ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 7:48 AM

Over 10,000 expected at Western Wall for 'Day of Jewish Unity'

US Ambassador David Friedman expected to join thousands in mass prayer event at Western Wall ahead of Rosh Hashanna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 12:38 PM

Watch: Notes cleared out from Western Wall

Thousands of notes placed in Western Wall removed ahead of High Holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2018, 2:12 PM

Western Wall egalitarian prayer section gets backhanded approval

Prime Minister's Office uses regulation to make egalitarian section at Western Wall handicapped-accessible to expand section.JTA, 8/27/2018, 5:43 PM

Notes in Western Wall to be removed ahead of High Holidays

Western Wall to be examined after stone falls on egalitarian section. Notes to be buried on Mount of OlivesArutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 8:14 PM

Does fallen Western Wall stone posses intrinsic holiness?

Rabbi Dov Lior refers to sanctity of stone that fell from Western Wall one month ago in southern square.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 12:45 PM

Hamas: Western Wall belongs to Muslims

Hamas newspaper claims Western Wall is Islamic, claims 'war crimes' committed 'against' it.Dalit Halevi, 8/16/2018, 2:06 PM

Photos: Selichot at the Western Wall

Tens of thousands gather to recite Selichot at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 2:24 AM

Watch: Crane removes stone from Western Wall plaza

Special crane removes fallen stone, archaeologist says investigation to begin soon.Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2018, 11:33 AM

PA: Western Wall is part of Al-Aqsa

PA religious leaders deny the Jewish connection to the Western Wall and claim that it is an Islamic site.Dalit Halevi, 7/24/2018, 4:46 AM

Entire Western Wall is a ‘danger zone’, archaeologist says

Archaeologist warns stones could fall from any part of Western Wall following near disaster.JTA, 7/23/2018, 9:26 PM

Woman rescued from falling stone blesses over miracle

Jewish woman rescued from falling stone in Ezrat Yisrael comes to thank Creator for miracle; Chief Rabbi and Culture Minister also attend.Yoni Kempinski, 7/23/2018, 8:12 PM

Stone falls at Western Wall: 'Food for thought'

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovitch says timing of fall of stone from Western Wall into egalitarian section 'raises many questions.'Uzi Baruch, 7/23/2018, 7:35 PM

Rabbi urges 'introspection' after disaster narrowly averted

Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz says he is shocked after boulder crashes into egalitarian plaza.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 12:19 PM

Miracle at Western Wall

Stone falls off Western Wall, landing in empty Reform prayer plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 10:12 AM

Watch: Inspiring singing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

NCSY Kollel sing at the Kotel two hours before sundown on Tisha B'Av.Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2018, 11:09 PM

Hungary's Orban visits Western Wall

Hungarian PM Orban visits Western Wall, places note in crevice.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 11:24 AM

Thousands of worshippers crowd out 'Women of the Wall' activists

Worshippers pack Western Wall plaza Friday for monthly Rosh Hodesh prayers. Small group of left-wing activists hold mixed-gender service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 11:08 AM

Who does the Western Wall belong to?

Chief Rabbis demand regulations for the preservation of holy sites be changed so that the authority is exclusive to the Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 4:51 PM

Energy Minister: Reform Kotel will be expanded by only one meter

Steinitz rejects criticism of expanding Western Wall Reform section. 'Protest and incitement from certain circles with no factual basis.'Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 9:58 AM

Senior Sephardic rabbi: Do not give Reform any part of the Kotel

'The Reform will destroy everything here. They don't understand what they have done in America.'Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 5:51 PM

Minister Regev calls for 'clear boundaries at Western Wall'

Culture Minister stripped of Holy Places Committee authority believes to her dismay Western Wall plan will be approved.Mordechai Sones, 7/1/2018, 11:38 AM

Belgian model's nude Western Wall photo shoot sparks outrage

Chief Rabbi of Western Wall slams Belgian model's nude photo shoot by Western Wall. 'This is embarrassing, grave, lamentable.'David Rosenberg, 6/29/2018, 1:33 PM

'They trample the religious and the haredim'

Members of the Jerusalem City Council will act against the Western Wall Outline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 8:06 PM

Chief rabbi opposes new Western Wall plan

Chief Rabbi Lau calls for government to oppose new plan, avoid implementing any plan not approved by Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 12:49 PM