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1881 Western Wall / Sabbath

Jews may often be seen sitting for hours at the Wailing-place bent in sorrowful meditation over the history of their race, and repeating often times the words of the Seventy-ninth Psalm. On Fridays especially, Jews of both genders, of all ages, and from all countries, assemble in large numbers to kiss the sacred stones and weep outside the precincts they may not enter.”

Source: Wilson, Charles, 1881. (Picturesque Palestine, vol. 1, p. 41)

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