Happy Jerusalem Day

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem during the Six-Day War. The last verse of this song was added by the song's author Naomi Shemer to mark the first time since 1948 that Jews could visit the remains of the Holy Temple in the Old City of Jerusalem. In this version … [Read more...]

Pashkvilim: Anti-Establishment Posters in Jerusalem, Part I

Pashkevilim hold up the buidings of Jerusalem. Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, Former Satmar Rebbe Today marks Jerusalem Day, commemorating the unification of Jerusalem and the restoration of its Old City to Israel's control. As part of the celebration our synagogue hosted a talk called "Al Homotayich … [Read more...]