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why is it called the wailing wall?
asked Nov 27, 2010 by triuser (1,772 points)

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After the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D., Jews were not allowed to come to Jerusalem until the Byzantine period, when they could visit once a year on the anniversary of the destruction of the Temple and weep over the ruins of the Holy Temple. Because of this, the wall became known as the “Wailing Wall.”
answered Jan 2, 2011 by trianswer (22,754 points)