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Yom Ha-Atzma'ut

Yom Yerushalayim

Journal

 

Yom HaAtzmaut Journal

HaRav Yehuda Amital zt"l

Our Expectations of the State of Israel and the Extent of their Realization

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

"The Eyes of the Lord Your God are Always upon It"


From the archives

HaRav Yehuda Amital

The Social Challenges Confronting the State of Israel

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"Rejoice in the Lord and Be Glad"

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"This is the Lord's Doing – It is Wondrous in Our Eyes!"

HaRav Yehuda Amital

Israel's Independence Day in the Face of Adversity

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"Reishit Tzemichat Ge'ulatenu": 
What Kind of Redemption Does Israel Represent?

HaRav Yehuda Amital

Guardian of Israel - Watch Over the State of Israel

HaRav Yehuda Amital

Rejoicing Amidst Sorrow

HaRav Yehuda Amital

The Splitting of the Sea and the War with Amalek

HaRav Yehuda Amital

The Kingdom of Justice and Truth

HaRav Yehuda Amital

The Religious Significance of the State of Israel

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"This Is the Day that God Has Made -   Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad in It"

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"Sing to Him, Praise Him, Speak of All His Wonders"

HaRav Ahraon Lichtenstein

Seder Zera'im: The Laws Dependent upon the Land of Israel

HaRav Ahraon Lichtenstein

Why Did Moshe Desire to Enter the Land?

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Mutual Responsibility in the Jewish State

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

"As If He Had Gone Out Himself" - 
Integrating Past, Present and Future in Observing Yom Ha-atzmaut

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

On Aliya: The Uniqueness of Living in EretzYisrael

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

"Tell His Righteousness to a Born Nation"

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

"And You Shall Sanctify the Fiftieth Year"

HaRav Mosheh Lichtenstein

The Religious Significance of Yom Ha-Atzmaut

Rav Yoel Bin-Nun

A Psalm for Independence Day

HaRav Yaakov Medan

"Ha-Tikva" Then and Now

Rav Chaim Navon

Eretz Yisrael  in Tanakh and Jewish Thought

 

Yom Yerushalayim Journal

HaRav Yehuda Amital zt"l

"Again There Shall Be Heard … in the Streets of Jerusalem"

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Visiting the Temple Mount in Our Time

Rav Yitzchak Levi

Why Does the Chumash Not Mention Jerusalem by Name?


 

From the archives

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"You Shall Be Called 'My Delight'"

HaRav Yehuda Amital

The Western Wall and "Western" Civilization

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"Again There Shall Be Heard ... in the Streets of Jerusalem"

HaRav Yehuda Amital

"If I Forget You, O Jerusalem, Let My Right Hand Forget Its Cunning"

HaRav Yehuda Amital

Burst Forth and Sing Together Ruins of Jerusalem

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

"For the Sake of My Brothers... For the Sake of the House of the Lord"

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Jerusalem's Two Types of Sanctity, and Their Implications

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Yerushalayim - Seat of Sanctity and Royalty

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

"The Perfection of Beauty"The Symbolism of Jerusalem and Eretz Yisrael

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Jerusalem of Gold, of Brass, of Light

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Yerushalayim, the Joy of the World

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Jerusalem: Between Holiness and Purity

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

The Message of Jerusalem

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein

Seeking the Welfare of Zion and Jerusalem

Rav David Brofsky

Celebrating Yom Ha-atzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim

HaRav Barukh Gigi

Jerusalem - A City that Turns All of Israel into Friends

HaRav Barukh Gigi

The Heavenly Jerusalem and the Earthly Jerusalem

Rav Yitzchak Levi

Jerusalem - City of Justice

HaRav Yaakov Medan

Praying Towards Jerusalem

Rav Moshe Taragin

Kedushat Yerushalayim

Rav Moshe Taragin

Tzedaka Benefits for Jerusalemites

Rav Moshe Taragin

Kedushat Arei Choma


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Yom Yerushalayim Picture Gallery


Yeshivat Har Etzion, Yom Yerushalayim 5758, at the kotel for shacharit
 

Jerusalem

Shiloach Graves Kotel Excavations Kotel Vaults Mt. Olives
 
At the Kotel 1967 - The Kotel Solomon's Stables Kotel - 19th cen.
 
Lion's Gate Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue Even HaShtiya Old City Map
The Temple (Holyland model) From Mt. Olives

Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion, the home of Yeshivat Har Etzion, fell to the Jordanian Legion on the 5th of Iyar, 5708 (1948), the day the State of Israel was established.

On 28 Iyar 5728, Yom Yerushalayim, the Gush was liberated. Today, 10,000 people live in the Gush, home to three kibbutzim, four communal settlements, and one town.
 

Yeshivat Har Etzion, Alon Shvut
Alon Shvut
On the left is Yeshivat Har Etzion
In the background, Efrat