Jerusalem (Sep. 6)
Only one Jew, Meyer Akkad, ventured to pray at the Wailing Wall on Thursday. He went to the Jewish place of worship accompanied by two policemen.
Arabs who live in the neighborhood of the Wall displayed irritation at the lone worshipper, but he was unmolested.
It is doubtful whether the customary Sabbath eve service will be held this Friday afternoon, owing to inadequate protection at the Wall.
In the meantime, eye-witnesses are reporting continued construction and the addition of six upper layer of stone to the right of the Wall, similar to those previously laid on the left side. The new layers of stone will facilitate the approach from the Mosque of Omar to the Wall.