Virtual Jerusalem – “Send a Prayer” to the Western Wall

Source: The New York Times

On January 28, 1999, The New York Times reported on a
Jewish news and culture web site,,
which collects prayers from people around the world to be put into
the Western Wall in Jerusalem. An employee of the site, which is
based in Jerusalem, picks up daily printouts of prayers from the site
and places them in the crevices of the Western Wall. Virtual
Jerusalem was created for all English-speaking Jews as a way to bring
Israel and Jewish culture to a worldwide Jewish audience. Virtual
Jerusalem, which is now 4 years old, offers links to Jewish news,
religion, politics, and entertainment. With an increasing Christian
audience, the site now offers channels focusing on Judaism and