Western Wall

Israelis gather in Jerusalem`s Old City after weeks of tension

The Western Wall is a remnant of the Second Jewish Temple, built on the site of the first and destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:04 AM IST
Scott Disick has been blessed by a rabbi

Scott Disick has been blessed by a rabbi

Reality TV star Scott Disick, who is currently on a trip to Israel, shared an image on Instagram of himself being blessed by a rabbi.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:14 AM IST

Head of women`s group detained at Jerusalem`s Western Wall

The head of a group of women activists pushing for equal prayer rights at Jerusalem`s Western Wall was detained Tuesday after taking a Torah scroll there in defiance of the holy site`s rules, the group said.

Jun 07, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Draft Arab UNESCO resolution on Al-Aqsa draws Israel ire

A group of Arab states has angered Israel by submitting a draft resolution to the UN cultural body stating that Jerusalem's Western Wall -- the holiest site at which Jews can pray -- is an "integral part" of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Oct 21, 2015, 03:39 AM IST

On eve of US trip, Netanyahu prays at Jewish shrine

Hours before flying to Washington to try to scuttle an emerging US nuclear deal with Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a high-profile visit Saturday to Judaism`s holiest prayer site.

Mar 01, 2015, 01:10 AM IST

Jews pray in Jerusalem after Old City clashes

Thousands of Jews prayed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem`s Old City on Thursday, after a series of clashes at the adjacent flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Apr 17, 2014, 16:12 PM IST

Evidence of 2000-year-old famine found in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists have found three intact cooking pots and a small ceramic oil lamp; the first evidence of the famine and terror that spread throughout Jerusalem around 2,000 years ago, during the Roman siege.

Jun 29, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

Guard shoots Jew dead at Jerusalem`s Western Wall

An Israeli security guard shot dead a Jewish visitor at Jerusalem`s Western Wall, mistaking him for a Palestinian militant.

Jun 21, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

Israel police hold 5 women for praying at Western Wall

Five Jewish feminists who wore prayer shawls and prayed out loud at Jerusalem`s Western Wall in defiance of a court order have been detained.

Apr 11, 2013, 16:01 PM IST

Cheques worth $500 mn found at Jerusalem’s Western Wall

A worshipper has found an envelope containing 507 cheques at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

Dec 24, 2012, 09:52 AM IST

Israel slams Palestinian study denying Jewish link to Western Wall

An official Palestinian report asserts the Western Wall is not Jewish.

Nov 26, 2010, 09:58 AM IST