June 7, 1967: IDF Re-Captures Temple Mount!

https://youtu.be/a6e3kKu5XaU Despite Israel's victory in their War of Independence (1948), Temple Mount and the Old City fell under the control of the Jordanian government. It remained that way until the Six Day War, June 5-10, 1967. It was on June 7, 1967, that Israeli paratroopers broke through the gates of the Old City to retake …

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IDF Commander Upholds His Commitment to His Grandmother

A couple weeks ago Israel commemorated Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), the day in June 1967, during the Six Day War, in which the IDF advanced upon the walls of the Old City to take back control of the city and Temple Mount from the Jordanians. Together with Israel's Independence Day (May 14, 1948), Yom Yerushalayim …

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Yom Yerushalayim: Celebration of an Israeli Miracle

Yom Yerushalayim celebration Though this would be the typical scene at the Western Wall on Yom Yerushalayim, it may be a little less crowded this year. If you haven't noticed, springtime is filled with various "Yom" holidays in Israel. For example, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Independence Day) …

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The Wars of Israel – Part 2

Victory...and recapture of Temple Mount in 1967 Welcome back friends! Israel's war history is unique and miraculous. Yesterday we focused on the earliest wars that followed Israel's independence in 1948. Today, we get part 2! Israel truly is God's Story, and I hope you enjoy a peek behind the veil at the miracles God performs …

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