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Jewish Holidays

Rabbi Gold: Yom Yerushalayim 5773

August 21, 2017, by

Rabbeinu Yonah writes that it is a requirement to remember & contemplate the kindnesses of Hashem. A reliving of the events culminating in the 6-day war. Dedicated in memory of Yissachar ben Yosef Yitzchak and Miriam bat Ben Tzion HaLevi.

A Paratrooper in Jerusalem

May 23, 2017, by

A Reenactment of the Liberation of the Old City of Jerusalem in 1967. Delivered by Shlomo Horwitz of Jewish of Jewish Crossroads Let’s Open Our Sefarim This Yom Yerushalayim See also: Jerusalem’s Paratrooper Heroes, Up Close and Personal  

Jerusalem – A City That Turns All of Israel into Friends

May 19, 2017, by

Based on a sicha by Harav Baruch Gigi Summarized by Chaim Mayer Translated by David Strauss Tonight we celebrate the liberation of Jerusalem and other regions of Eretz Yisrael in 5727 (1967). We who have been privileged to rebuild the ruins of Gush Etzion are enveloped at this time by a special feeling. The voices […]

Reliving the Six Day War

May 16, 2017, by

Listen to Rabbi Steven Weil’s riveting Yom Yerushalayim shiur for a taste of 1967, including the background and events leading up to the war. Let’s Open Our Sefarim This Yom Yerushalayim  

Yom Yerushalayim 5774

May 28, 2014, by

Rabbi Wolicki contrasts Yom HaAtzmaut and Pesach on the one hand and Yom Yerushalayim and Shavuot on the other.Pesach and Yom HaAtzmaut are celebrated by all Jews. They aren’t just celebrated by the Torah observant. A shiur by Rabbi Yosef Wolicki at the OU Israel Center.

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