'Notes to God' cleared from Jerusalem's Western Wall

These ‘notes to God’ are being cleared from the Western Wall

ahead of Jewish New Year

Location: Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of written prayers are crammed into the wall’s crevices

by worshippers and visitors

Twice a year these prayers are cleared from ‘God’s mailbox’

making room for fresh ones

(SOUNDBITE) (Hebrew) WESTERN WALL RABBI, SHMUEL RABINOWITZ, SAYING:"Just like every year, this year on the eve of the New Year we clear the notes from the Western Wall. There are notes from all over the world."

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