ESTABLISHING THE Hebrew University on Mount Scopus and laying the cornerstone, 1918.
(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Had there not been a university in Jerusalem, it would not be Jerusalem, and Israel might not have come into existence.Imagine a child in Canada, hearing the word “Yerushalayim,” not knowing what it meant, just that it was said in a hushed tone, as befits a holy word. Imagine being there before the State was established, reading that the Zionist movement wanted to have a great university in Jerusalem – and had in fact opened one in 1925.
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