It has been fifty years since Israel was forced into what is now known as the Six-Day War. Our friends at JerusalemU have shared this video that explains why Israel had to go to war, and what this battle meant for the future of the Jewish state and her people.
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After Israel retook Jerusalem's Old City during the 1967 Six-Day War, IDF Rabbi Shlomo Goren brought the Torah to the holy site while blowing the shofar.
Nir Barkat talks about the upcoming reunification celebration and presidential visit, adding "if there's a road for peace, it goes through recognition of Jerusalem as our capital."
It has been fifty years not just since the reunification of Jerusalem, but also the return of the Fellowship-supported Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus to the people of Israel.
The three IDF paratroopers known for the iconic Six-Day War photograph at the retaken Western Wall have come together to reenact and remember the scene five decades on.