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"Light on the remains": Prime Minister Bennett inaugurates new route in the Western Wall tunnels | Israel Today

2021-11-28T19:53:24.986Z

Bennett and Rabbi of the Western Wall Rabinowitz visited the "Great Bridge", which led pilgrims to the Temple during the Second Temple period. The legacy to our sons "



Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, this evening (Sunday), inaugurated the first candle of Hanukkah, together with Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinowitz, and Director General of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation Mordechai (Solly) Eliav, the "Great Bridge" route in the Western Wall tunnels, which includes a route A new walk along the days of the Second Temple and descending another floor underground, in the remains of the bridge that led the pilgrims to the Temple during the Second Temple.

PM Bennett lighting the candle, Photo: Western Wall Heritage Foundation

Western Wall Tunnels, Photo: Western Wall Heritage Foundation

"The new route in the Western Wall tunnels is an opportunity for every person to discover the deep layers of the Western Wall - and also their deep layers," said Rabbi of the Western Wall Rabinowitz.

"To feel how much we are all links in the chain of Jewish generations - this is the power of the Western Wall, this is its secret. To illuminate for each one his place and his mission in the world. This class, here, tonight, raises the light. .

The letter left by Prime Minister Bennett, Photo: Western Wall Heritage Foundation

After about 8 years of archeological development and preservation, the "Great Bridge" route will be opened to the public during Hanukkah as part of the Western Wall tunnels, which will now include two tour routes, each of which encounters parts of the Western Wall hidden from view.

The new tour will open starting tomorrow, Monday, the second Hanukkah candle for the general public, for details and reservations: by calling 5958 * or on the website. 

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Source: israelhayom

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