Skip to comments.Israel may let sponsors beam messages onto Western Wall
Posted on 02/28/2010 12:01:03 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew
Most people go to the Western Wall to pray, but now some will also head there to pay.
The cabinet is set to approve a plan that would allow for sponsorship messages to be beamed onto the Western Wall, sources in the Prime Minister's Office told Haaretz Saturday. . . .
"After thousands of years of just being there, the Western Wall will finally be able to fulfill its commercial potential," King said. "The religious and spiritual center of the Jewish people should reflect Jewish heritage - and thus be dedicated to bringing in a healthy profit."
(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...
Today is Purim, a Jewish holiday on which many Jewish and Israeli newspapers traditionally publish joke articles. This is one of them.
The Kotel trust will place a note in the Wall for you - free!
[Not a Purim gag.]
Thank you for explaining! I was horrified for a moment.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Perhaps Freerepublic could sponsor a message. After all, it's been used commercially before
And please, before anyone writes anything critical of this money making venture, read post 2. Post 3 also, for those in a more serious frame of mind.
Scary thing is, for a moment I thought this was a serious proposal.
Blind leading the blind.
Oh, ok. I was going to say have the Israelis gone nuts?
Yes! “Red Rider BB Gun Christmas’’! Great flick.
It’s a Jewish St. Patrick’s day, basically.
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