Western Wall - Jerusalem By Luisa Level 5

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Western Wall - Jerusalem By Luisa Level 5

  1. 2. WESTERN WALL JERUSALEM LOCATION CONTINENT ASIA COUNTRY ISRAEL CITY JERUSALEM
  2. 3. THE WESTERN WALL is remmant of the retaining wall built by Herod The Great in the 1st century B.C, to encompass the second Temple enclosure.
  3. 4. THE WESTERN WALL in the midst of the old city in jerusalem, is the section of the Western supporting wall of the temple Mount, which has remained intact since the destruction of the second Jersualem Temple (70 C.E)
  4. 5. Western Wall or the Wailing Wall (called in Islamic tradition Ha'et El-Buraq by the Jews Hakotel Hama'aravi) is a focus of Judaism, a symbol of a people and a nation
  5. 6. WOMEN MEN Different kinds of jewish activities and prayers, from orthodox jews, to israeli soldiers and groups of jewish tourists.
  6. 7. The Western Wall serves as a a favorite location. Jewish traditional celebrations, get amazing on Friday Eve (the arrival of sabbath) and on jewish holidays. A traditional ceremony, or an excited bride and groom being photographed before their wedding.
  7. 8. <ul><li>THE WESTERN WALL IS OPEN 24 HOURS, AND REQUIRES A MODEST DRESS FOR WOMAN AND A HEAD COVER FOR MEN. </li></ul><ul><li>ADMISSION IS FREE </li></ul><ul><li>BUSES Nº 1 AND 2 REACH INSIDE THE OLD CITY TO THE AREA OF THE WALL. </li></ul>
  8. 9. &quot;Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: 'May they prosper who love you. Peace be within your walls, prosperity within your palaces.' For the sake of my brethren and companions, I will now say, 'Peace be within you.' Because of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your good.&quot; - Psalm 122:6-9

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