Western Wall, Selichot

Remarkable Documentation: Approximately 70,000 People Gathered at the Western Wall for the Selichot prayer

Over 70,000 people attended last night the 17th Selichot ceremony at the Western Wall plaza. Huge screens were placed around the Western Wall for those who could not make it to the Square itself. View the documentation

Thousands gathered last night at the 17th Apologies Prayers (Selichot) held at the Western Wall Plaza – the largest gathering since the beginning of the month of Elul.

Due to the crowds and to accommodate those unable to attend in person, the event was broadcast live by the Jerusalem Ministry and Tradition of Israel upon the walls of the Old City.

(Photo: The Western Wall Heritage Foundation)
(Photo: The Western Wall Heritage Foundation)
(Photo: The Western Wall Heritage Foundation)

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