Meeting a personality in the Old City

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May 18, 2017 22:10

Bringing joy to the Jewish Quarter




Six Day War

Simcha Holtzberg visted hospitals and rehabilitation centers weekly. Here, around the time of the Six Day War, he visits the sick alongside Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. (photo credit:EPHRAIM ERDE)

When I started to think about how to share stories about the history of the Old City before Yom Yerushalayim, I decided to search for a personality.

Someone who knew stories of the past but was an integral part of the present-day history of the Old City. I set out to find someone who was in the Old City in 1967 and still living in the Jewish Quarter today.

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