Yom Yerushalayim / יום ירושלים

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By C4Israel International.. Jerusalem Day (Hebrew: יום ירושלים, Yom Yerushalayim) is an Israeli national holiday commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem and the establishment of Israeli control over the Old City in June 1967. The Chief Rabbinate of Israel declared Jerusalem Day a minor religious holiday to thank God for victory in the Six-Day War and for answering the 2,000-year-old prayer of “Next Year in Jerusalem”. Jerusalem Day starts at sundown on Saturday May 12, 2018. [Photo top right: Jewish people pray at the Western Wall as part of celebrations for Jerusalem Day, commemorating the Jewish victory in Jerusalem in 1967. June 1 2011. Photo by Nicky Kelvin/Flash90].  If you would like to know more about Jerusalem Day or Yom Yerushalayim, visit the following websites.




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