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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Must See: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Pilgrimage Road in the City of David

One of my favorite places in Israel is the City of David. From there, King David ruled the kingdom. Did you know the City of David is actually the ancient Jerusalem? Indeed, until Solomon built the Temple (around 1,000 BC), Jerusalem was situated down the hill to the south. David built a glorious palace there, …

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Jews Praying for Salvation on Temple Mount?

The answer: yes! Two things of note here: Typically, Jews are not allowed to pray on Temple Mount. It is controlled by the Muslim Wakf (religious leader), and patrolled by the Israeli police. However, with everything shut down, access to Temple Mount was possible, and Yehuda Glick, a former MK and outspoken Zionist, took advantage …

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