Photo of the Day

Picture of people covered in prayer shawls kneeling before the Western Wall
September 16, 2021

Prayer Shawls

At the Western Wall in Jerusalem, prayer shawls cover members of a Jewish priesthood known as the Cohanim, who claim a shared ancestor. The photo appeared in an October 1999 story about genes.
Photograph by Karen Kasmauski, Nat Geo Image Collection

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