Kotel workers removing notes ahead of high holidays

August 31, 2018 by TPS
Read on for article

Notes lodged between the stones in the Kotel have been removed…and transferred to the Mount of Olives. 

Photo by Hillel Maeir/TPS on 28 August, 2018

Western Wall employees engaged in the routine removal of notes ahead of Rosh Ha’Shana and the Jewish High Holidays on Tuesday morning. The removal of the notes, which generally contain personal prayers written by visitors to the Western Wall, occurs twice a year – once before the High Holidays, and once before Passover. The Western Wall Heritage Foundation collects the notes and buries them on the Mount of Olives.

Speak Your Mind

Comments received without a full name will not be considered
Email addresses are NEVER published! All comments are moderated. J-Wire will publish considered comments by people who provide a real name and email address. Comments that are abusive, rude, defamatory or which contain offensive language will not be published

    Rules on posting comments