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Watch: Singing together at the Western Wall at the end of Shavuot

More than 50,000 Jews visited the Western Wall during Shabbat and the festival of Shavuot.

Singing together at the Western Wall at the end of Shavuotplayer

Women of the Wall refuse to enter designated plaza

Justice Ministry orders separate plaza for Women of the Wall, to prevent conflict - but the group refuses to follow instructions.

Women of the Wall refuse to enter designated plaza

Women of the Wall group disrupts Kotel prayers

Organization managing Western Wall slams 'Women of the Wall' for violating gender separation rules at holy site, disrupting prayers.

Women of the Wall group disrupts Kotel prayers

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation offer condolences over Eliyahu Kay's murder

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation offer condolences to the bereaved family of former South African employee Eliyahu Kay.

WW Heritage Foundation share in the loss of Eliyahu Kay

Clashes expected at Western Wall tomorrow

Western Wall Heritage Foundation says it is not responsible for maintaining public order in letter to police ahead of expected clashes.

Clashes expected at Western Wall tomorrow

Reform MK Gilad Kariv hands Torah scroll to Women of the Wall

"I will act according to my religious beliefs," said Kariv, before entering the women's section to pass Torah scroll to feminist group.

Reform MK Gilad Kariv hands Torah scroll to Women of the Wallplayer

Western Wall receives traditional cleaning ahead of Passover holiday

Western Wall rabbi oversees removal of notes placed in Wall - including over 71,000 sent over the internet from around the world.

Western Wall receives traditional cleaning ahead of Passover

Women of the Wall accuse Heritage Foundation of discriminating against bat mitzvahs

WOW says only families celebrating bar mitzvahs are allowed to reserve a prayer section in advance; requests for bat mitzvahs are refused.

Women of the Wall accuse Heritage Foundation of discrimination

Western Wall Tunnels reopening after five months of being closed

Western Wall Tunnels sites reopening this week after being closed for the past five months.

Western Wall Tunnels to reopen

Jordanian weapons cache discovered beneath Western Wall Tunnels

The British-made weapons were found in an old water cistern that once served local Arab residents.

Jordanian weapons cache found beneath Kotel Tunnels

Provocation at the Western Wall

Dozens of WoW members, leaders of Reform, Conservative movements, try to bring Torah scrolls from egalitarian section into women's section.

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Notes removed from Western Wall

Following removal process, notes placed in sealed bags to maintain privacy. They will be buried on the Mount of Olives.

Notes removed from Western Wall

Thousands to participate in Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

This Monday during the Passover holiday, traditional Priestly Blessing to take place in Western Wall Plaza. Thousands expected to attend.

Thousands to participate in Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

Watch: Notes removed from Western Wall

Ahead of Passover, prayer notes placed in Western Wall removed and stones of the wall checked.

Watch: Notes removed from Western Wallplayer

The Noose Grows Tighter, the Left's Denial Deepens

The Noose Grows Tighter, the Left's Denial Deepens

Trip Cancellation a Severe Blow to Ammunition Hill

Ammunition Hill staff denounce financial, political impact of decisions to cancel trips to Jerusalem, following attack last week.

Trip Cancellations a Severe Blow to Ammunition Hill Site

Robbed by Nazis, Survivors Hold Belated Barmitzvah

Sderot Municipality and other groups organize Bar Mitzvah ceremony in 'an historic act of justice and kindness'.

Robbed by the Nazis, 51 Survivors Finally Have Their Barmitzvahs

Lack of Manpower Closes Kotel Entrances

Police at the Western Wall on Sunday and Monday closed two of the main entrances into the Kotel Plaza, citing management issues.

Lack of Manpower Closes Kotel Entrances

A Special Peek At the Kotel Tunnels

Photo essay takes a look at the ancient architecture under Jerusalem's Western Wall.

A Special Peek At the Kotel Tunnels