The Western Wall, The Wailing Wall or Al-Buraq, depending on one's religious views. Jews believe that this limestone wall in Jerusalem's Old City represents the western wall of the Holy Temple that King Solomon built in 957 BC. Atop the wall is Temple Mount where Sunni Muslims believe Muhammad ascended to heaven and Jews believe God created Adam from dust.
These two soldiers are taking a break from their duties in the Israeli Defence Force to pray. Conscripted at the age of 18, they will serve for 3 years. The young boy is from an Orthodox family that pray and recite the Torah every day at the wall. Many prayers are written on paper and stuffed into cracks.