The Western Wall The Western Wall is also known as the Wailing Wall or the Kotel.
Interesting Facts About Jerusalem Jerusalem is the largest city in Israel. Jerusalem is in the middle of Israel. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Jerusalem’s major industries are food processing, diamonds, textiles, chemicals, metal products, military equipment, electrical equipment, and tourism. Jerusalem’s average temperature in January is 46 degrees F. Jerusalem’s average temperature in July is 73 degrees F. Jerusalem was built around the old city in Israel.