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Photographs of Israel: The Western Wall

Early 1900's


Modern Times

Pope John Paul II's pilgrimage to the Wall (March 2000)

IDF paratroopers gather at the Wall (June 1967)

Sources: Old Wall photos and aerial view courtesy of Israeli Government Press Office: Top left photo taken in 1945 by Sam Greenberg, permission for use given by his son.
Kotel photos from early 1900s, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division 
Modern Wall photos courtesy of Jack Hazut, J.H.M. Photography