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Wailing Wall Collection

The Wailing Wall, also known as the Western Wall, stands tall as a sacred site of Judaism in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Western or Wailing Wall, sacred site of Judaism, with the gold Dome of the Rock

Western or Wailing Wall, sacred site of Judaism, with the gold Dome of the Rock, sacred site of Islam, behind, in Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Mens Section, Western (Wailing) Wall, Temple Mount, Old City, Jerusalem, UNESCO

Mens Section, Western (Wailing) Wall, Temple Mount, Old City, Jerusalem, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: JERUSALEM: WAILING WALL. Jewish Jerusalem-Old City. Western Wall (Wailing Wall)

JERUSALEM: WAILING WALL. Jewish Jerusalem-Old City. Western Wall (Wailing Wall)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Priestly Blessing Ceremony by the Western Wall at Succot, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel

The Priestly Blessing Ceremony by the Western Wall at Succot, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: View with huge crowd and Dome of the Rock, Western Wall, Old City, Jerusalem

View with huge crowd and Dome of the Rock, Western Wall, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Prayer

Prayer
Tal Paz-Fridman

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: A couple of Jews praying at the wall of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem in 1856

A couple of Jews praying at the wall of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem in 1856
PCT4273815 A couple of Jews praying at the wall of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem in 1856. Drawing by Bida pau in " Le Tour du monde, nouveau journal des voyages"

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The exterior of the Wailing Wall, 1865

The exterior of the Wailing Wall, 1865
1574851 The exterior of the Wailing Wall, 1865; (add.info.: The exterior of the Wailing Wall also know as Haram-Ash-Sharif wailing place of the Jews)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jews praying at the foot of the Wall of Wailing (Walls of Solomon)

Jews praying at the foot of the Wall of Wailing (Walls of Solomon, Jerusalem (Jews praying at the Western Wall)
ELD4841525 Jews praying at the foot of the Wall of Wailing (Walls of Solomon, Jerusalem (Jews praying at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Western Wall in Jerusalem

Western Wall in Jerusalem
3787550 Western Wall in Jerusalem; (add.info.: Western Wall in Jerusalem (French: Le mur des lamentations a Jerusalem'). Illustration on Liebig collectible card

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wailing Wall in - Bible

The Wailing Wall in - Bible
3782620 The Wailing Wall in - Bible; (add.info.: The Wailing Wall in the old city of Jerusalem. Religious Middle Eastern Jewish men praying by the wall)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Holy Land- Jews Place of Wailing, Jerusalem -Bible

Holy Land- Jews Place of Wailing, Jerusalem -Bible
3783727 Holy Land- Jews Place of Wailing, Jerusalem -Bible; (add.info.: The Holy Land - Jews Place of Wailing, Jerusalem. (Remaining wall of Herod's Temple)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem early 20th century (postcard)

The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem early 20th century (postcard)
3794176 The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem early 20th century (postcard); (add.info.: The Wailing Wall in the old city of Jerusalem. Religious Jewish men and women praying by the wall. Early 20th century)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jewish People at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, c. 1880 (engraving)

Jewish People at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, c. 1880 (engraving)
1730125 Jewish People at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, c.1880 (engraving) by Bida, Alexandre (1823-95) (after); (add.info.: Jews in front of the Western Wall, Jerusalem)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Andromaques lamentations at the eyes of her dead husband Hector dragged in front of the walls

Andromaques lamentations at the eyes of her dead husband Hector dragged in front of the walls
XEE4407863 Andromaques lamentations at the eyes of her dead husband Hector dragged in front of the walls. Illustration by Clement Gontier (1876-1918) for Homeres " The Iliad" (Omero)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Judaism: 'The Wall of Solomon'Men and women of Jewish religion praying before the Wall of Wailing

Judaism: "The Wall of Solomon"Men and women of Jewish religion praying before the Wall of Wailing
JLJ4596194 Judaism: " The Wall of Solomon" Men and women of Jewish religion praying before the Wall of Wailing. Before 1857

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Wall of Solomons Temple, Jews Wailing Place, c. 1860. Creator: Unknown

Wall of Solomons Temple, Jews Wailing Place, c. 1860. Creator: Unknown
Wall of Solomons Temple, Jews Wailing Place, c. 1860. Albumen print

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jerusalem, Partie Occidentale Des Murailles;Palestine, 1849 / 51, printed 1852

Jerusalem, Partie Occidentale Des Murailles;Palestine, 1849 / 51, printed 1852
Jerusalem, Partie Occidentale Des Murailles; Palestine, 1849/51, printed 1852. A work made of salted paper print, plate 113 from the album " egypte, nubie, palestine et syrie" (1852)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jews at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem (colour litho)

Jews at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem (colour litho)
6033710 Jews at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Jews at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jerusalem, at the Wailing Wall on Friday, c. 1909-1910 (b / w photo)

Jerusalem, at the Wailing Wall on Friday, c. 1909-1910 (b / w photo)
5962962 Jerusalem, at the Wailing Wall on Friday, c.1909-1910 (b/w photo); Private Collection; out of copyright

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem (chromolitho)

The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem (chromolitho)
2788785 The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem (chromolitho) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jews in front of the Wailing Wall, the only remnant of the Temple of Jerusalem built by

Jews in front of the Wailing Wall, the only remnant of the Temple of Jerusalem built by
LSE4320794 Jews in front of the Wailing Wall, the only remnant of the Temple of Jerusalem built by King Solomon in -950. Engraving by Manuel Orazzi (1860-1934)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jerusalem, Wall of the Lamentations of Jews (b / w photo)

Jerusalem, Wall of the Lamentations of Jews (b / w photo)
5214374 Jerusalem, Wall of the Lamentations of Jews (b/w photo) by European Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Jerusalem, Wall of the Lamentations of Jews)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Types at Jews Wailing Wall, c. 1934-1939 (b / w photo)

Types at Jews Wailing Wall, c. 1934-1939 (b / w photo)
5962960 Types at Jews Wailing Wall, c.1934-1939 (b/w photo); Private Collection; out of copyright

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Exterior of Haram-Ash-Sharif, detail of masonry at Wailing Place, c. 1864-65 (b / w photo)

Exterior of Haram-Ash-Sharif, detail of masonry at Wailing Place, c. 1864-65 (b / w photo)
PEF446265 Exterior of Haram-Ash-Sharif, detail of masonry at Wailing Place, c.1864-65 (b/w photo) by McDonald, Sgt. James (fl.1864-68); Palestine Exploration Fund, London

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Praying at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, (oil on canvas laid on board)

Praying at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, (oil on canvas laid on board)
658543 Praying at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, (oil on canvas laid on board) by Bauernfeind, Gustave (1848-1904); 129.5x100.3 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Praying at the Western Wall)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Juifs priant devant la muraille du temple de Salomon (engraving)

Juifs priant devant la muraille du temple de Salomon (engraving)
2814255 Juifs priant devant la muraille du temple de Salomon (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Juifs priant devant la muraille du temple de Salomon)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Solomons Wall, Jerusalem (The Wailing Wall), (oil on canvas)

Solomons Wall, Jerusalem (The Wailing Wall), (oil on canvas)
989326 Solomons Wall, Jerusalem (The Wailing Wall), (oil on canvas) by Gerome, Jean Leon (1824-1904); 92.1x73 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Solomons Wall, Jerusalem (The Wailing Wall)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, 1869 (oil on canvas)

The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, 1869 (oil on canvas)
712153 The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, 1869 (oil on canvas) by Gerome, Jean Leon (1824-1904); 91x73 cm; Private Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The walling place - Jews praying at the wall of the temple of Solomon

The walling place - Jews praying at the wall of the temple of Solomon
LLM338287 The walling place - Jews praying at the wall of the temple of Solomon by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: A View of the Walled City of Jerusalem, c. 1740 (oil on canvas)

A View of the Walled City of Jerusalem, c. 1740 (oil on canvas)
LST203728 A View of the Walled City of Jerusalem, c.1740 (oil on canvas) by German School, (18th century); 63.5x112.3 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Ruins of the Temple of Jerusalem (litho)

Ruins of the Temple of Jerusalem (litho)
5997131 Ruins of the Temple of Jerusalem (litho) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ruins of the Temple of Jerusalem)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, 1863 (pencil and watercolour)

The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, 1863 (pencil and watercolour)
823556 The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, 1863 (pencil and watercolour) by Werner, Carl Friedrich Heinrich (1808-94); 35x50 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem)

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jerusalem. Mur ou pleurent les juifs. Grandes Assises du Temple de Salomon

Jerusalem. Mur ou pleurent les juifs. Grandes Assises du Temple de Salomon, 1860 or later

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jerusalem, Enceinte du Temple, Cote Ouest, Heit-el-Morharby, 1854

Jerusalem, Enceinte du Temple, Cote Ouest, Heit-el-Morharby, 1854

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Faithful at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Faithful at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Priestly Blessing Ceremony by the Western Wall at Succot, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel

The Priestly Blessing Ceremony by the Western Wall at Succot, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Jews Wailing Place - Outer Wall of the Temple, Jerusalem, Palestine, c1930s

The Jews Wailing Place - Outer Wall of the Temple, Jerusalem, Palestine, c1930s. The Western Wall is is the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray. From " Tour of the World"

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wall of the Wailing-Place, 1902. Creator: John Fulleylove

The Wall of the Wailing-Place, 1902. Creator: John Fulleylove
The Wall of the Wailing-Place, 1902. The Western Wall is an ancient limestone wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, the Wall is the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: West Side of Temple Area from Barracks Near the Site of the Tower of Antonia, 1902

West Side of Temple Area from Barracks Near the Site of the Tower of Antonia, 1902
The West Side of the Temple Area from the Barracks Near the Site of the Tower of Antonia, 1902. From " The Holy Land", painted by John Fulleylove, R.I. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1902]

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, Palestine, 1895. Creator: W &s Ltd

The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, Palestine, 1895. Creator: W &s Ltd
The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, Palestine, 1895. Women mourning at the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray - Jewish law imposes restrictions on entering Temple Mount which lies beyond

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jerusalem - Jews at the Wailing Wall, c1918-c1939. Creator: Unknown

Jerusalem - Jews at the Wailing Wall, c1918-c1939. Creator: Unknown
Jerusalem - Jews at the Wailing Wall, c1918-c1939. From an album of postcards

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Israel, Jerusalem, Old City, Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock and The Western Wall

Israel, Jerusalem, Old City, Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock and The Western Wall - know as the Wailing Wall

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Retro-Israel-Orthodox Jews-Hat-Taleth-Passover Prayer

Retro-Israel-Orthodox Jews-Hat-Taleth-Passover Prayer
An orthodox Jew carries 08 April 1993 his comrades hats who are covered with the " Taleth" during the Passover prayer at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalems Old City

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Dome Rock Western Wall Jews Wailing Wall 1950

Dome Rock Western Wall Jews Wailing Wall 1950
Dome of the Rock and Western Wall (Jews Wailing Wall). 1950, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Jews Wailing Wall Western Wall 1950 Jerusalem

Jews Wailing Wall Western Wall 1950 Jerusalem
Jews Wailing Wall (Western Wall). 1950, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageWailing Wall Collection: Orthodox Jews usual Sabbath walk Wailing Wall

Orthodox Jews usual Sabbath walk Wailing Wall
Orthodox Jews on their usual Sabbath walk to the Wailing Wall showing Arabs in distance 1934, Jerusalem, Israel




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The Wailing Wall, also known as the Western Wall, stands tall as a sacred site of Judaism in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City. With its towering presence and historical significance, this UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts visitors from all corners of the globe. As you approach the Jewish Quarter of the Western Wall Plaza, you'll witness a scene like no other. People from diverse backgrounds gather here to engage in prayer and reflection at this holy site. The atmosphere is filled with reverence and devotion as individuals connect with their faith amidst ancient stones that have witnessed centuries of history. In the 1990s, an era marked by change and hope for peace, the Western Wall served as a symbol of unity and resilience for both locals and tourists alike. It stood strong against time's relentless march, reminding us all of our shared humanity. From afar, one can marvel at the panoramic view encompassing not only the Wailing Wall but also Temple Mount adorned by its golden jewel - Dome of the Rock Mosque. This breathtaking sight encapsulates Jerusalem's rich tapestry where different religions coexist harmoniously. During special occasions such as Succot, one can witness The Priestly Blessing Ceremony conducted near the Western Wall. This moving event brings together worshippers who seek blessings under open skies while feeling connected to generations past. The Wailing Wall serves not only as a place for personal introspection but also acts as a bridge between cultures and traditions. Its proximity to Dome of The Rock Mosque emphasizes Jerusalem's unique blend where diversity thrives alongside spirituality. Whether it be viewing massive crowds gathered around or observing individuals deep in prayerful contemplation before these ancient stones – there is an undeniable aura surrounding this iconic landmark that leaves an indelible mark on every visitor fortunate enough to experience it firsthand.