Yom Yerushalayim

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Emor: Between Yom Haatzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim

Emor: Between Yom Haatzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim

This week's Torah and Haftarah are a most fitting riposte to Yom Ha-Atzma’ut, and an equally fitting introduction to Yom Herut Yerushalayim.Daniel Pinner, 30/04/2021 09:04
Only in Israel: The impossible transition from mourning to joy

Only in Israel: The impossible transition from mourning to joy

Why does most of the Jewish world not fully appreciate the new dates on the Hebrew calendar?Rabbi Yehuda HaKohen, 09/04/2021 06:58
Measure for measure

Measure for measure

One of the principles our Sages saw in G-d's modus operandi leads to an unusual interpretation.Torah MiTzion, 23/05/2020 22:33
The Arabs may have lost the war, but not the battle for control of the Temple Mount

The Arabs may have lost the war, but not the battle for control of the Temple Mount

The Temple Mount's holiness continues to be violated by Israeli acquiescence to the illegal Moslem control. Opinion.Alan Silverstein, 21/05/2020 20:00
To where did Jerusalem Day disappear?

To where did Jerusalem Day disappear?

Yom Yerushalayim was at first celebrated nationwide, but sadly, it has become a holiday limited to Religious Zionists.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 21/05/2020 16:24
Flag Dance: Supreme Court to decide event layout tomorrow

Flag Dance: Supreme Court to decide event layout tomorrow

Supreme Court to discuss flag dance organizers' petition to determine how traditional parade will look like on Jerusalem's holiday.Mordechai Sones, 19/05/2020 22:37
There is always room for hope

There is always room for hope

The Jewish people have never given up hope. Who would have thought in 1948 that we would have a united Jerusalem? Who would hae thought in 1945 that there would be a Jewish State?Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 02/06/2019 07:23
The day the Old City gates spoke

The day the Old City gates spoke

In honor of the 52nd year of the reunification of Jerusalem - Yom Yerushalayim.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 01/06/2019 23:55
'I've never seen anything like this on the Temple Mount before'

'I've never seen anything like this on the Temple Mount before'

Record number of Jews ascend Temple Mount on 50th anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2017 18:40
'We will not divide the land with our enemies'

'We will not divide the land with our enemies'

Education Minister slams report US asked Israel to transfer parts of Area C to Area B and give them to the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2017 22:33
3 paratroopers from famed Kotel photo return 50 years later

3 paratroopers from famed Kotel photo return 50 years later

3 IDF soldiers from famous photo from Western Wall return to holy site on 50th anniversary of victory. 'As exciting as the first time.'JTA, 24/05/2017 19:55
50 Ways to Celebrate Jerusalem’s 50th Birthday

50 Ways to Celebrate Jerusalem’s 50th Birthday

Jerusalem is unquestionably one of the oldest cities in the world, dating back to the Chalcolithic Period, 24/05/2017 19:38
OU connects North American Jews to Jerusalem & Yom Yerushalayim

OU connects North American Jews to Jerusalem & Yom Yerushalayim

The president of the OU says celebrations of Yom Yerushalayim must include both national and religious elements.Yoni Kempinski, 21/05/2017 15:42
Next school year ‘unity of Jerusalem’

Next school year ‘unity of Jerusalem’

As the wave of terror continues in the capital, Education Minister decides to place emphasis on the unity of Jerusalem.Shoshana Miskin, 22/02/2016 09:38
Video: Tens of Thousands Gather for Flag Dance

Video: Tens of Thousands Gather for Flag Dance

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Jerusalem for the annual Rikudgalim (flag dance) in honor of Yom Yerushalayim.Yoni Kempinski, 09/05/2013 01:16
Photo Essay: Thousands Wave Flags on Jerusalem Day

Photo Essay: Thousands Wave Flags on Jerusalem Day

Annual Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) parade passed through downtown Jerusalem.Ben Bresky, 08/05/2013 20:26
A First: Flag Dance at Hevron, Too

A First: Flag Dance at Hevron, Too

Hevron joins Jerusalem in the annual Rikudegalim celebrating their liberation from enemy hands.Gil Ronen, 08/05/2013 19:00
Bennett: No One Has the Right to Split Jerusalem

Bennett: No One Has the Right to Split Jerusalem

Ministers, MKs and rabbis gathered at the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva for the annual Jerusalem Day celebration. March to Kotel in early morning.Elad Benari, 08/05/2013 00:39
City to Celebrate 46 Years of Reunification

City to Celebrate 46 Years of Reunification

Pop, trance, Hasidic, klezmer and more will be mixed with a reverence for the events 46 years ago that opened up a besieged city. Ben Bresky, 07/05/2013 13:47
Netanyahu: Jerusalem is On a Roll

Netanyahu: Jerusalem is On a Roll

Government holds special session for Jerusalem Day at Herzl Museum.Gil Ronen, 05/05/2013 18:36
What is Jerusalem Day?

What is Jerusalem Day?

What we're grateful for on Jerusalem Day, and seven ways to join the celebration.Arik Barel, 05/05/2013 14:36
Celebrating Jerusalem Day from the Mount of Olives

Celebrating Jerusalem Day from the Mount of Olives

The Beit Orot Yeshiva on the Mount of Olives hosted this week visitors from all walks of life on tours of the area.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 23/05/2012 06:53
Video: Jerusalem Day Flag Dance

Video: Jerusalem Day Flag Dance

Arutz Sheva visits the annual Flag Dance in Jerusalem, speaks to attendees who express their joy on Jerusalem Day.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 22/05/2012 08:41
Jerusalem Day: Musical Surprise on the Light Rail

Jerusalem Day: Musical Surprise on the Light Rail

Light Rail passengers enjoy music and candy on Jerusalem Day.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 22/05/2012 08:40
Jerusalem Day March in Liberators' Footsteps

Jerusalem Day March in Liberators' Footsteps

A dramatic nighttime march followed in the footsteps of the paratroopers who liberated Jerusalem in 1967.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 22/05/2012 06:43
"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRav

"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRav

Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.Elad Benari, 21/05/2012 08:09
Olmert Suggests 'Jerusalem was Never United'

Olmert Suggests 'Jerusalem was Never United'

Education Minister Saar slams former PM Olmert for saying in a newspaper interview that Israel will have to make concessions in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 21/05/2012 07:16
Video: High School Students March to Jerusalem

Video: High School Students March to Jerusalem

Students in the Nechalim Yeshiva high school marched on foot to Jerusalem in order to connect to the Holy City.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 20/05/2012 11:39
Students Visit Jerusalem for Reunification Day

Students Visit Jerusalem for Reunification Day

More than 10,000 students from all over Israel visit Jerusalem in honor of Yom Yerushalayim.Elad Benari, 18/05/2012 06:39
Historic Meeting of 1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis

Historic Meeting of 1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis

A thousand religious Zionist rabbis met in Jerusalem and talked about the unity of Jews and Jerusalem. Rav Kook would have rejoiced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2012 01:57
64% of Jerusalem's Population is Jewish

64% of Jerusalem's Population is Jewish

Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies releases statistics about the holy city in honor of Yom Yerushalayim.Elad Benari, 18/05/2012 01:09