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MK Gilad Kariv blames Chief Rabbinate for clashes at Western Wall

Reform MK accuses Chief Rabbi of "trying to prevent egalitarian prayer."

MK Kariv blames Chief Rabbinate for clashes at Western Wall

Gantz: I support Orthodox leadership at Western Wall, but not exclusivity

Defense Minister says Western Wall is long enough to accommodate different streams of Judaism.

Gantz: I am against Orthodox exclusivity at Western Wall

Tisha B'Av: Thousands at Western Wall, hundreds at Temple Mount

Jews from around the country flock to Jerusalem on the anniversary of the destruction of the Temples. Arabs riot on Temple Mount.

Tisha B'Av: Thousands at Western Wall, hundreds at Temple Mountplayer

Mourning the Temple: Tisha B'av at the Western Wall

Watch live: Jews from all sectors mourn the Holy Temples at the Western Wall, with prayers and lamentations.

Mourning the Temple: Tisha B'av at the Western Wallplayer

Orthodox prayer at the 'Reform' section of the Kotel

New initiative to pray and learn Torah at the Ezrat Yisrael plaza, complete with a partition.

Orthodox prayer at the 'Reform' section of the Kotel

Tragedy ahead? Mughrabi Bridge to Temple Mt. an imminent danger

Built as a temporary solution in '07, the bridge, connecting the Western Wall to the Temple Mt, is in imminent danger of collapse.

Tragedy ahead? Mughrabi Bridge to Temple Mt. an imminent danger player

Herzog visits Western Wall, calls for unity among Israelis

President-elect who will officially take office on Wednesday: I hope to do everything to make a significant contribution to our unity.

Herzog visits Western Wall, calls for unity among Israelisplayer

Students who experienced anti-Semitism visit Western Wall

44 students from Mercaz girls high school in Brooklyn receive their diplomas overlooking the Western Wall.

Students who experienced anti-Semitism visit Western Wall

Rabbis lead mass prayer against Bennett government

Hundreds gather at Western Wall to pray against formation of national unity government.

Rabbis lead mass prayer against Bennett governmentplayer

Fights break out at Western Wall

Women of the Wall arrive to hold monthly prayer session, are entangled in disagreements.

Fights break out at Western Wall

Haredi leaders: Don't go to Western Wall on Shavuot

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky and Rabbi Gershon Edelstein tell followers not to 'provoke' Arabs by going to Western Wall on Shavuot.

Haredi leaders: Don't go to Western Wall

300 rabbis mark Day of Salvation and Liberation at the Western Wall

Chief Rabbis of Israel and Europe mark day to celebrate liberation of Nazi prisoners with prayers at the Western Wall.

300 rabbis mark Day of Salvation and Liberation at the Kotel

Jerusalem flag dance to be reduced in size following Meron disaster

Organizers say crowd at Western Wall to be limited to 8,000-15,000 on Jerusalem Day after Meron disaster.

J'lem flag dance to be reduced in size following Meron disaster

Watch: Heartfelt prayers at Western Wall in wake of Meron disaster

Saturday night prayer gathering is followed by heartfelt singing, after Meron disaster kills 45.

Watch: Heartfelt prayers at Western Wall in wake of disasterplayer

'We're asking our traditions to be respected'

A Reform rabbi smuggled in a Torah scroll to the Western Wall complex to be used by WOW organization.

'We're asking our traditions to be respected'player

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall: MK Avi Maoz's first proposed bill

MK Maoz's first proposed piece of legislature would put an end to Supreme Court meddling in provocations surrounding the Western Wall.

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall

'Am Israel chai': The new paratroopers at the Western Wall

Watch: Galei Zahal journalist publishes video clip showing how the new IDF paratroopers celebrated the end of their basic training.

'Am Israel chai': The new paratroopers at the Western Wallplayer

David Friedman: 'Grateful to continue tradition of attending ceremony at the Western Wall'

David Friedman, former US ambassador to Israel, attends Priestly Blessing ceremony at Western Wall, expressing gratitude & holiday wishes.

Former US ambassador: 'Grateful to be at the Western Wall'

Watch: Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall

For the second day in a row, the traditional Priestly Blessing ceremony is held at the Western Wall, allowing more people to attend.

Watch: Priestly Blessing at the Western Wallplayer

First time in 1.5 years: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky visits the Western Wall

Leading haredi rabbi arrives at the Western Wall - for the first time since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.

First time in 1.5 years: Rabbi Kanievsky visits the Western Wall

Netanyahu: I thank God for coming out of coronavirus safely

Read the full texts of the notes left in the Western Wall by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu.

Netanyahu: I thank God for coming out of coronavirus safely

Prime Minister leaves notes at Western Wall

Prime Minister Netanyahu made a trip to the Western Wall as part of his preparations for election day.

Prime Minister leaves notes at Western Wall

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

Conservation work for Western Wall stones - using syringes

Western Wall stones get pre-holiday injections to prevent damage and 'peeling' from weathering.

Conservation work for Western Wall - using syringes

US Ambassador David Friedman visits Western Wall to mark end of term

Watch: U.S.Ambassador to Israel pays a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem as he ends his term under the Trump administration

US Ambassador visits Western Wall to mark end of termplayer

PA, Jordan accuse Israel of 'Judaizing' Western Wall

PA, Jordanian Waqf demand UN Security Council stop all Israeli renovation at Western Wall Plaza as an "assault on all Muslims."

PA, Jordan accuse Israel of 'Judaizing' Western Wall

Women of the Wall file suit against Western Wall Rabbi Rabinovitch

Two representatives of the organization filed suit on account of a body search last Kislev.

Women Of The Wall sue Western Wall Rabbi

Holding on to our holy aspirations

We come to the Wall, embrace the ancient stones, the remnant of the Temple, and cry for Redemption.Then a group of women comes and mocks us.

Holding on to our holy aspirations

Watch: Arabs from Gulf states light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

Western Wall rabbi to healthcare workers and doctors: You teach us every day what heroism is.

Watch: Arabs from Gulf states light Hanukkah candles at Kotelplayer

Netanyahu: The light of peace has never shone brighter than today

PM Netanyahu, Ambassador Friedman attend lighting of Hanukkah candles at Western Wall. 'We bring the light of vaccines and peace.'

Netanyahu: The light of peace has never shone brighterplayer

How does one say goodbye to the Wall?

They have been to the Land, been to Zion, been to Jerusalem, the Holy City, and been to see it. And then they leave to go "home."

How does one say goodbye to the Wall?

Watch: Selichot prayers at Kotel

Watch as Selichot prayers usher in Yom Kippur eve at Western Wall.

Watch: Selichot prayers at Kotelplayer

Watch: Slichot at the Kotel amid coronavirus

Pre-Rosh Hashanah Slichot prayers held at Western Wall using "capsules" layout.

Watch: Slichot at the Kotel amid coronavirusplayer

Watch: Jared Kushner prays at the Western Wall

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem ahead of historic flight to UAE.

Watch: Jared Kushner prays at the Western Wallplayer

At the Western Wall, 2,000 people pray - in capsules of 30

This is what the traditional Selichot prayers at the Western Wall look like during the coronavirus pandemic.

30 capsules, 2,000 people

Watch: Disorder at the entrance to the Western Wall plaza

Young haredim try to break through blockades placed at entrance to the Western Wall in order to limit the number of people entering.

Watch: Disorder at the entrance to the Western Wall plazaplayer

Tonight: Tisha B’Av prayers, live from the Western Wall

“Social distancing and crisis obligate us to increase 'ahavat chinam' (baseless love)" says Rabbi of Western Wall & holy sites.

Tonight: Tisha B’Av prayers, live from the Western Wall

'Western Wall is doing just fine without Women of the Wall provocations'

Peaceful prayer sessions held as Women of the Wall left outside Western Wall plaza due to coronavirus restrictions.

'Western Wall is doing just fine without monthly provocations'

Ariel Kallner: 'I suggest Jordan not pull the rope too tightly'

Likud MK Kallner warns: 'Best for Jordan to worry about ensuring sovereignty in its own land.'

'I suggest Jordan not pull the rope too tightly'

Jordan demands Israel stop work at Western Wall

Jordanian Foreign Ministry claims only Waqf has authority to renovate, maintain 'Al Aqsa Mosque,' including the Western Wall.

Jordan demands Israel stop work at Western Wall