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Yom Yerushalayim - Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem Day, celebrated this year on May 13th, commemorates the liberation and reunification of God's Holy City during the Six-Day War in 1967. We celebrate another year of a unified Jerusalem. Learn more about this remarkable city and this miraculous event with our resources.

Jerusalem: God's Eternal City

Discover how God had ordained this special place on earth to be His city, the importance of Jerusalem for both Christians and Jews, and about the miracles that occurred over 50 years ago when Jewish fighters reunified the Holy City in Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's three-part Bible Study. 

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Jerusalem - One Family's Love Story Part 1 - Revival of a Dream

Yifat Bardash begins the story of her family's journey to Jerusalem, beginning with her great-great-great grandfather, who left Russia in the late 1800s as a young man to come to the Holy Land seeking a better life.

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Jerusalem - One Family's Love Story Part 2 - Friends and Enemies

In part 2, Yifat Bardash continues the story of her great-great-grandparents living in Jerusalem. For many years, Jews live peacefully together with their Arab neighbors, but those relationships began to change after World War I.

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Jerusalem - One Family's Love Story Part 3 - The Fight for Independence

Yifat Bardash relates her father's experience as a young teen, joining the fight for Israel's independence in 1948.

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Jerusalem - One Family's Love Story Part 4 - The Six-Day War

In this segment, Yifat Bardash talks about the Six-Day War in 1967 and how her father, who fought again, learned that Israel had reunited God's Holy City of Jerusaelm.

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Yifat Bardash' father at the Western Wall

Jerusalem - One Family's Love Story Part 5 - A Journey of the Heart

In this final segment, Yifat Bardash shares that her father at age 84 walks four miles to the Western Wall every Shabbat with his grandchildren as a journey of the heart. 

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