Kotel Archive

The High Holidays in Israel

by Gideon Being in Israel during the High Holidays is seeing the country in a way that most news channels never show it. Israel is not about conflicts and wars. It is the home of the …

Letters to the Western Wall

By Gideon According to Judaism, the Divine Presence rests on the Western Wall more than other places. The Talmud teaches that all prayers ascend to heaven through Jerusalem. Writing a prayer on a piece of paper …