Middle Israel: 75% of Jerusalem's Arabs live under the poverty line as opposed to 29% of its Jews.
Join the State of Israel in prayer and song as we mark the day that the Holy City of Jerusalem was reunified 53 years ago.
Increasingly over the past few years, tens of thousands have visited our venerable-modern capital city on this significant date, mainly young men with knitted kippot and women in white blouses.
Fleeing a Galilean plague, a handful of the Vilna Gaon’s students rewrote the holy city’s history
Not only is Jerusalem mentioned some 850 times in the Bible and dozens of times in the siddur, our love for Jerusalem was also expressed in the form of laws and customs after the Destruction.
Jerusalem Day was chosen as the perfect date to mark the long and painful journey so many Ethiopian Jews had to take to reach Israel.
Jerusalem Day is being celebrated from sundown on May 21 to sundown May 22 this year.
“Ten measures of beauty were given to the world; Jerusalem received nine, while the rest of the world received one.” (Talmud Kiddushin 49)
The event will be broadcast on the the World Zionist Organization YouTube and Facebook pages, Yaakov Hagoel and B'nai B'rith International on Thursday May 21, 2020 between 2-5 p.m. Israel time
The Jerusalem Post covered the events of the 1967 war as they happened. Here are the historic front pages from that fateful period.