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Jerusalem Day Honors 50th Anniversary of Reunification

Jerusalem Day, 2017 (Photo: ASHERNET)

This week, Israel marked the 50th annual Jerusalem Day, celebrating the reunification of the Holy City under Israeli control after the 1967 Six-Day War.

Also this week in Israel in the News:

  • Donald Trump concluded his diplomatic trip to Israel with calls for peace; Trump met with both PM Netanyahu and P.A. head Abbas, also visiting Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial.
  • Israeli leaders reacted to the terrorist bombing at a concert in Manchester, England.
  • Fellowship founder Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein was honored by the United States Senate.

 This week's Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Senior Vice President Yael Eckstein on President Trump's trip to Israel and the reunification of Jerusalem.

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