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Hundreds of Letters to God Delivered to Western Wall Ahead of High Holy Days

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Hundreds of letters addressed to “God,” Our Heavenly Father” and other monikers, as well as to the Kotel, were delivered to the Western Wall.

The letters, which usually arrive without a return address and are sent to the Israel Post Lost and Found Department, are delivered before the Jewish high holidays to rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites, Shmuel Rabinowitz, who has them placed in the cracks of the stones of the Western Wall, according to a spokesman for the Israel Post.

Israel Post Director General Danny Goldstein handed the letters over to Rabinowitz on Monday.

The letters, written in a myriad of languages, have come from countries around the world, including Russia, China, France, Nigeria, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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