Jerusalem in the American consciousness

For many years, only a few Jews lived in Jerusalem. But as the American newspapers reported, “Jerusalem would be revived only by the Jews.”

By DAVID GEFFEN
May 9, 2018 18:02
Two receipts for contributions by Rabbi Tuvia Geffen of Atlanta, January 1911: From Torat Chayim Yes

Two receipts for contributions by Rabbi Tuvia Geffen of Atlanta, January 1911: From Torat Chayim Yeshiva in Jerusalem’s Old City, founded in 1887. The document was written by a scribe. (photo credit: COURTESY AVIE GEFFEN)

 
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