Photo of the Day

Ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem
December 3, 2011

Western Wall, Jerusalem

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.) See all contest entries » See more pictures of Jerusalem » See more pictures of artful abstractions »
Photograph by Johannes Osterman

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