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Firstly the Kotel wasn't part of the ruins of the Beit HaMikdash, according to popular opinion. It's a retainer wall holding up the Temple Mount platform. The Bet HaMikdash ruins morphed into archeology a long time ago. Secondly not every old wall is a ruin which the dictionary defines as a building or place in a state of decay, collapse, or ...
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