Wailing Wall


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Wail·ing Wall

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Wailing Wall

n
(Placename) another name for Western Wall

West′ern Wall′


n.
a wall in Jerusalem where Jews, on certain occasions, assemble for prayer and lamentation: traditionally believed to be the remains of the western wall of Herod's Temple, destroyed by the Romans in A.D. 70. Also called Wailing Wall.
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Noun1.Wailing Wall - a wall in JerusalemWailing Wall - a wall in Jerusalem; sacred to Jews as a place of prayer and lamentation; its stones are believed to have formed part of the Temple of Solomon
capital of Israel, Jerusalem - capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
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Another two Jews were injured following their repeated intrusion into Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyard towards the Wailing Wall (Buraq Wall) with the intention to separate the site and prevent Muslim worshippers from praying.
But Mercedes boss Toto Wolff told those complaining to 'take it to the Wailing Wall ' and said: "I think 'just get your f***ing head down, work hard and try to sort it out'.
Wolff (right) told the others, led by Red Bull boss Christian Horner, to "take their complaints to the Wailing Wall.
While the site is also holy to Jews, they have traditionally prayed at Al Buraq Wall, known to them as the Wailing Wall.
While there is a lot of hands in air or out in front (somewhat zombielike) this stylised chorus choreography mirrored the starkness of the designs, a simple blue wall for the Hebrews (also dressed and made up in blue and green) - redolent of the Wailing Wall - and a red wall for the Egyptians (similarly coloured red and ochre), bleachers and a large table.
While there is a lot of hands in air or out in front (somewhat zombie-like) this stylised chorus choreography mirrored the starkness of the designs, a simple blue wall for the Hebrews (also dressed and made up in blue and green) - redolent of the Wailing Wall - and a red wall for the Egyptians (similarly coloured red and ochre), bleachers and a large table.
Before coming to the al-Aqsa mosque, Pope visited also Israel's Wailing Wall and Yad-Vashem genocide monument.
Stark black and white images reflect the fervour of naga sadhu s at the kumbh mela , the intensity of orthodox Jews at the wailing wall and the poignancy of the pilgrims in Grabarka, Poland, with equal ease.
The sprawling 17-acre park is a miniature holy city, complete with a fake palm trees, centurions, and a Wailing Wall.
The Wailing Wall long thought to be the western wall of the temple was only a retaining wall
Lionel Messi at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem Lionel Messi did what many celebrities do when they visit Jerusalem ( including Diego Maradona in 1995)-- they write some prayers and pray at the wailing wall.
straight to the Wailing Wall yard and highlighted the closing down of