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Tag: Yom Yerushalayim
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Next Thursday, May 9, the 27th of Iyar, we will celebrate Yom Yerushalayim. During the Six-Day War, Israelis recaptured Jerusalem from the Jordanians. Israel instituted a day of celebration for this event, calling it Jerusalem Day. Although Jerusalem is a source of bitter contention...