Belgian nude model Marisa Papen recently posed in full frontal nudity on the background of the Western Wall, the most sacred place to Judaism which is visited by hundreds of devout believers every day. Papen, 26, who poses nude all over the world, arrived in Israel to celebrate its 70th Independence Day. The unconventional photos were taken on the day of the US Embassy inauguration in Jerusalem five weeks ago. The rooftop on which Marisa Papen posed nude — Unattributed Ynet. The model was photographed sitting on a plastic chair on the rooftop of a private house in the Old City overlooking the Western Wall with the Western Wall Plaza clearly shown in the photo.
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Marisa Papen appears in an edited version of a photo taken last month. Marisa Papen, a Belgian nude model, has posted images of herself stark naked in front of the Western Wall, online and in an art exhibition in Belgium. Papen was in Israel in May for three days with Belgian photographer Mathias Lambrecht, and went to a private home in the Old City of Jerusalem with a rooftop that overlooks the Western Wall plaza and the Temple Mount for a photo shoot. The notorious model posted a picture of herself on her website totally naked and reclining on a white plastic chair in full view of the Western Wall. Part of the Temple Mount is also visible, although neither al-Aqsa Mosque nor the Dome of the Rock shrine can be seen. Papen told The Jerusalem Post via email on Wednesday that this was her third time visiting the country: "I love Israel.
A Belgian model has provoked outrage by appearing to pose naked from a terrace overlooking the Western Wall for a photograph. Marisa Papen said she took the photograph in the Old City in Jerusalem on May 14 this year, the anniversary of Israel's independence and the day the United States relocated its embassy to Jerusalem. The photograph, which shows Ms Papen leaning back on white plastic chair, is framed in such a way as to exclude most of the Dome of the Rock and the Temple Mount, which is a holy site for Muslims and Jews. Ms Papen's blog contains a series of photographs showing her naked at a variety of landmarks around the world. She was arrested and spent a night in a police cell in Egypt last year after appearing naked at a temple in Luxor.