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Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem: The Heart Of The World

Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman | Posted 07.20.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman

Jerusalem from time immemorial has been the heart of the Jewish people. A request for its rebuilding is included in our prayers three times a day and all Jews, no matter where in the world, face Jerusalem to pray.

In Jerusalem, Sounds Of Music Ring Forth

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

When you think of Jerusalem, opera is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the connection is not as far-fetched as it seems.

How United Is Jerusalem? A Tour of Palestinian Neighborhoods and Israeli Settlements

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

The recent clashes in East Jerusalem, though limited in scope and duration, are forcing us again to question the presentation of Jerusalem as a united city.

Reflections on Jerusalem Day in an Impoverished, Extremist, and Divided City

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Over time, Jerusalem has become the symbol of the Israeli "having it all" illusion. The attempt to "have our cake and eat it too" has no future and relegates the city to a chaotic state of uncertainty.

Jerusalem Day: The Invisible and the Divisible

Michal Lewin-Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Lewin-Epstein

On this Jerusalem Day, it is time to re-understand the borders of Jerusalem in a way that reflects its reality as a divided and divisible city.

QODS DAY: Protesters Transform Jerusalem Day Into Iran Day

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Today a long time tradition of the Islamic Republic of Iran was transformed into nationwide mass protests against the government.