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The Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall

The Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall

This short video shows tens of thousands of worshippers gathered together at the Western Wall for the Birkat Kohanim, the

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Selichot at the Western Wall

Selichot at the Western Wall

This short video shows thousands of Jews gathering together for the final night of Selichot prayers before Yom Kippur at

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Prayer for the Women of the Wall

Prayer for the Women of the Wall

This post presents the Hebrew and English text for a special prayer written for the Women of the Wall, by by

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Mourning Rituals at the Western Wall

Mourning Rituals at the Western Wall

In this post from JewishAnswers.org, Rabbi David Stadley (Orthodox) answers the question of what prayers should be said at the

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5 Psalms to Recite at the Western Wall

5 Psalms to Recite at the Western Wall

Although there are no specific prayers that must be said at the Western Wall, there are several chapters of Psalms

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Singing Ani Ma’amin at the Western Wall on Tisha B’Av

Singing Ani Ma’amin at the Western Wall on Tisha B’Av

This video shows thousands of worshippers gathered together at the Western Wall on Tisha B’av singing Ani Ma’amin (I Believe), a song

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Yerushalayim Shel Zahav / Jerusalem of Gold

Yerushalayim Shel Zahav / Jerusalem of Gold

This popular Israeli song written by Naomi Shemer and performed by Ofra Haza describes the Jewish people’s age-old yearning for and

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Yaakov Shwekey at the Western Wall on Jerusalem Day

Yaakov Shwekey at the Western Wall on Jerusalem Day

This video presents snippets from the concert of the well-known Jewish musical entertainer, Yaakov Shwekey, at the Western Wall on Yom Yerushalayim

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Miri Israeli: HaKotel (The Western Wall)

Miri Israeli: HaKotel (The Western Wall)

Written by American-born Israeli artist, Miri Israeli, this emotive song describes the Western Wall as a place where one can

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Yossi Gamzu: The Kotel (The Western Wall)

Yossi Gamzu: The Kotel (The Western Wall)

Written by Israeli lyricist Yossi Gamzu and performed by Israeli singer Ofra Haza, the song HaKotel conveys the significance of the Western

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