Yom Yerushalayim

Jerusalemday

Instituted after 1967, "Jerusalem Day" is a recent addition to the Jewish calendar. The city of Jerusalem occupies a special place in the hearts and minds of our Jewish people. Choose from the articles listed on the right, and remember to "pray for the peace of Jerusalem" (Psalm 122:6).

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I heard a Jews for Jesus speaker at my church, and have been using the card that was given to us as a reminder to pray regularly for your ministry. The card suggests that we pray for the peace of Jerusalem." Sometimes I wonder just what that means, and what I am really praying for. Could you address this topic?…

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Poetry

Night in Jerusalem
by Jules Tavalin
Peace for Jerusalem
by Moishe Rosen

2016 Jewish Holidays

Note that in the Jewish calendar, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day: