December 3, 2011

Western Wall, Jerusalem

Photograph by Johannes Osterman

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

Every Sabbath, the ultra-Orthodox Jews gather at the Western Wall to pray. The wall is the only remnant of the Holy Temple and has become a place for pilgrimage within Judaism.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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