PICTURES: Bnei Menashe visit Jerusalem for the first time

PICTURES: Bnei Menashe visit Jerusalem for the first time

Bnei Menashe family visits Jerusalem for the first time

Bnei Menashe family visits Jerusalem for the first time

When a recent group of Bnei Menashe immigrants visited Jerusalem for the first time, we sent our intrepid photographer Laura Ben-David to capture the excitement. Here is a selection of photos from the Old City and the Kotel (the Western Wall) that evoke the atmosphere of that special day.

Break for ice cream

Break for ice cream

On the men's side

On the men’s side

2 girls at the Kotel

2 girls at the Kotel

Kids walking towards the Kotel

Kids walking towards the Kotel

Facing the Kotel

Facing the Kotel

With soldiers

With Israeli soldiers

Overlooking the Temple Mount

Overlooking the Temple Mount

Child in purple backpack

Child in purple backpack

Woman and child at Kotel

Woman and child at Kotel

2 girls at the Cardo

2 girls at the Cardo in the Old City

Overlooking the Kotel

Overlooking the Kotel

Young boy smiling

Young boy smiling

Woman in prayer

Woman in prayer

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