Yom Yerushalayim
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Jerusalem: Between Holiness and Purity Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Multifaceted Relationship between Jerusalem and the Land of Israel Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Seeking the Welfare of Zion and Jerusalem "For I will restore health to you and I will heal you of your wounds, says the Lord, because they called you 'deserted,' saying: 'This is Zion, whose welfare is sought by none.'" (Yirmiyahu 30:17) Holiday Packages
Harav Yaakov Medan Praying Towards Jerusalem Holiday Packages
Rav David Brofsky Celebrating Yom Ha-atzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim On the fifth of Iyar, 5708 (May 14, 1948), three years after the conclusion of World War II and the destruction of European Jewry, including the murder of six million Jews, fifty-one years after the First Zionist Congress, and close to two thousand years after the destruction of the second Beit Ha-mikdash, David Ben-Gurion declared the independence of the State of Israel, based upon the UN Partition Plan (United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181) approved on November 29, 1947. Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital “You Shall Be Called ‘My Delight’” The 28th of Iyar has come to be known as “Yom Yerushalayim,” but in the Tanakh, this appellation appears in the context of the Destruction. Holiday Packages
Rav Mordechai Breuer “The Lord Loves the Gates of Zion” Tehillim 87 describes the special love that God has for Jerusalem. Holiday Packages
Rav Mabrahtu Solomon THE JOURNEY TO YARUSALEM The Jews of Ethiopia longed for Jerusalem, and many did not merit to see her. This is the story of my aliya journey to the special city. Holiday Packages
Harav Baruch Gigi "I Have Set Watchmen upon Your Walls" Jerusalem brings together the material and the spiritual, heaven and earth, the monarchy and sanctity, the Temple and the royal city. Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital Burst Forth and Sing Together, Ruins of Jerusalem Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Messages of Jerusalem The Gemara (Bava Kama 82b) lists ten rituals that were not performed in Jerusalem, including the egla arufa (decapitated heifer), declaration of an ir ha-nidachat (idolatrous city), etc. The reason for this unique status was that Jerusalem, unlike all other portions of Eretz Yisrael, was not given to any of the tribes. Holiday Packages
Rav Yitzchak Levy The Significance of the Name "Jerusalem" What is the significance of the name "Jerusalem" (Yerushalayim)? Holiday Packages
Rav Mordechai Breuer Yom Yerushalayim - The Akeida and God’s Choice of Jerusalem In the story of Avraham's meeting with Malki-Tzedek, king of Shalem, and in the story of Avraham's binding of Yitzchak on Mt. Moriah, we learn the meaning of God's choice of Jerusalem. Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Visiting the Temple Mount in Our Time Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "For the Sake of My Brothers... For the Sake of the House of the Lord" Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Jerusalem's Two Types of Sanctity, and Their Implications Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Yerushalayim - Seat of Sanctity and Royalty Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "The Perfection of Beauty:" The Symbolism of Jerusalem and Eretz Yisrael Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Jerusalem of Gold, of Brass, of Light Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Yerushalayim, the Joy of the World Holiday Packages
Harav Baruch Gigi Jerusalem – A City that Turns All of Israel into Friends In 5727 I was a boy of ten living in the Diaspora. I remember well the joy that filled our hearts when we heard that the people of Israel had returned to the gates of Jerusalem, and the exciting feeling that “my beloved is knocking” (“kol dodi dofek”), that a renewed encounter was taking place between the Beloved and His loved one. Holiday Packages
Harav Baruch Gigi The Heavenly Jerusalem and the Earthly Jerusalem Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital "Again There Shall Be Heard ...in the Streets of Jerusalem" The Holy One has never ceased to watch over and guide us, and for this reason we have merited to hear once again the sounds of joy and celebration in the city that was desolate. Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital The Western Wall and "Western" Civilization Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital "Again There Shall Be Heard ... in the Streets of Jerusalem" Holiday Packages

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