Tag: Western Wall

Israel, Liberal Jews

Falling Stone: What Does it Mean After Tisha B’Av?

Azrat Yisrael egalitarian prayer plaza, Western Wall

A stone fell out of the Western Wall, early Monday morning, the day after we celebrated Tisha B’Av (albeit a day late because of Shabbat). The mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat and city engineer Shlomo Eshkol came to inspect the fallen stone and the decision was made to fence off the area until the Antiquities …