Jerusalem: Western Wall

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The Western Wall is a stretch of Herodian era blocks that made up the platform upon which the Second Temple was built by Herod the Great. It is a site of religious significance in Judaism and worshippers gather at the wall for prayer, services, and religious rituals. Photos in this collection were taken in 2016 and 2023 by Dr. Beth M. Sheppard. Metadata for the 2016 photos was created by Benjamin Desjardin, Graduate Student Project Intern.