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Several Midrashim address the "Western Wall" though it's not entirely clear what those midrashim are referring to. This includes the Bamidbar Rabba 11:2 as well as Shir Hashirim Rabba 2:9 (sometimes called Midrash Chazis), the early Tanhuma to Shemos 10, and Yalkut Shimoni to Kings I, ch. 8. The language in all of those midrashim is the כותל המערבי של בית ...


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There is a medrash hagadol (i'll post the maareh makom soon, when i get back to my sforim) that says the stone (stones) from Yaakov avinu's mizbe'ach was used in the binyan beis hamikdosh and kept jumping out because he didn't want to get destroyed. Untill they put him in the western wall which will never be destroyed, then he stayed put. (The medrash i ...


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The Zohar writes (2:5b, Parshas Shemos) תשורי מראש אמנה, מאתר בי מקדשא דלעילא ומאתר בי מקדשא דלתתא, דאמר רבי יהודה, מעולם לא זזה שכינתא מכותלי דמערבא דבי מקדשא, דכתיב: 'הנה זה עומד אחר כתלנו', והוא ראש אמנה לכל עלמא "Sing from the heights of Mt. Amanah [homiletically referring to 'heights of belief']: From the place of the high temple and the low ...


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Bamidbar Rabba 11:2 as well as in Midrash Shir Hashirim Rabba (sometimes called Midrash Chazis) to Shir Hashirim 2:9 זה כותל מערבי של בית המקדש שאינו חרב לעולם This is the Western Wall of the Second Temple that will never be destroyed The Zohar (חלק ב', פרשת שמות, דף ה', עמוד ב) takes this even further and refers to the Western Wall as 'rosh ...



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