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  • Western Wall is just fine, test of its stability shows

    September 4, 2012 | 11:37 am

    The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.

    The office of the rabbi of the Western Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, said there were no abnormal findings in Tuesday's test. The check was made less than two weeks before the start of the High Holidays, when hundreds of thousands of people visit the Western Wall Plaza.

    Previous tests have found stones that broke during bad weather.

  • When You Can’t Go Home Again

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Ah, the High Holidays. Time to gather, celebrate, eat, fast, repent and eat some more. But before you can get to any of that, there's another, perhaps less-ancient tradition that takes place a few weeks prior. It's the High Holiday scramble, and anyone without deeply planted roots...