Wailing Wall


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Wail·ing Wall

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Wailing Wall

n
(Placename) another name for Western Wall
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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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Wailing Wall

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The sixth Philippine Conference on New Evangelization (PCNE), which will be held on July 19 to 21, will introduce the local version of Jerusalem's "Wailing Wall," where participants can write their prayers on a slip of paper and slip it into crevices or small holes known as prayer spaces.
To explore these topics, host and narrator Freeman visits nearly 20 cities in seven countries to see some of the world's greatest religious sites, among them Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, India's Bodhi Tree, Mayan temples in Guatemala, and the pyramids of Egypt, and he immerses himself in religious experiences and rituals.
Prayers offered were fervent that non-Jews began calling it the 'Wailing Wall.'
She managed to swim in the Dead Sea and was fascinated by a visit to the Wailing Wall, despite having to rise at 5am.
He affirmed that 'the hope of every Christian is to get the opportunity to visit the Holy Land-Jerusalem to walk on the soil, touch the land our Lord and Our Saviour Jesus Christ had once touched, to pray at the wailing wall, to worship at the same church that our Christian progenitors had worshipped, to behold the history and the origins of our Christian faith and feel the spiritual presence and renewal of the soul.'
When he was four years old, he used to gather children and stones from Al-Aqsa Mosque and throw them against the Jewish worshipers beside the Wailing Wall," she followed.
Prince William will allocate two days for touring Jerusalem which stirred concerns in Israel that he visit to East Jerusalem may include a visit to the Western side of Al-Aqsa Mosque, or Israeli names the Wailing Wall. Israeli officials have even warned of consequences if that visit took place.
in Lebanon, as mist rises from a valley cavern, in Santorini shutters are closed against the advancing night, in Istanbul a woman gazes at the ceiling of the Blue Mosque and in Jerusalem written prayers are pressed into chinks of the Wailing Wall, a comet moth flutters through the depths of the rainforest and the spires of St.
The Wailing Wall, in limestone, is wailing in silence with people fervently praying, pleading to God to hear them, to have mercy on them, to look on them with compassion.
WHERE is the Wailing Wall? WHEN did Diana, Princess of Wales, die?
"They did see a group of nearly 200 Jewish high school students near the Wailing Wall dancing in celebration of Trump's announcement."
Already a metro line is being planned by Israel to connect the city's western sector directly to Al Haram Al Sharif, where Jews have hijacked the outer wall of Al Haram Al Sharif, known to Muslims as Al Buraq Wall, and to Jews as the "western" or the "wailing wall".