A Word from Jerusalem
As each month passes, we feel the growing intensity of the battle for Jerusalem. Whether the dispute is over a new
Jewish neighbourhood at Har Homa, Israelis moving into a house they have bought on the Mount of Olives, or—as in the
most recent case—the announcement of a plan to extend Jerusalem`s municipal boundaries, Israel and her friends
watch in amazement as the most powerful governments on earth drop everything to condemn Israel.
One may wonder about the sobriety of the suggestion by Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey that Syria is a model of peaceful coexistence between faiths from which "the world could learn."
Can Christians be Neutral or Non-Aligned?
The question of to whom the little land of Israel should belong seems to be a matter of constant discussion around the
world. Has the Jewish nation the right to possess the area?
Whose Jerusalem? Quotes & Facts
"You (the Jews) have prayed for Jerusalem for 2000 years, and you shall have it."
Winston Churchill, cited in "The Time," London, May 5, 1938.
The Bible Is Our Mandate
"Jerusalem will always be the eternal and undivided capital of Israel."
But in reality, Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem is becoming weaker.
Jerusalem: Whose City
An eminent historian looks at the interests of Jews, Muslims and Christians
Jerusalem - The Capitol of Israel
In June 1967, the concrete walls and barbed-wire fences that had split
Jerusalem in half for 19 years were joyfully demolished, reuniting the city
and making the Capitol of Israel whole once more.
Menachem Begin's Prayer
On his first visit to the liberated Western Wall, in 1967, Menachem Begin was accompanied by
the leaders of Herut and former commanders of the Irgun. He recited the following prayer which
he had compiled for the occasion.
Christians Call For A United Jerusalem
FULL PAGE AD IN THE NEW YORK TIMES, APRIL 18, 1997
Har Homa Is Not Calvary
Har Homa is not Calvary. It is part of modern Jerusalem.
Israel Slams UN Emergency Debate
April 1998. It was the first time since 1982 that the General Assembly met in an emergency session, and the fourth time the UN has debated the Jerusalem construction project since the beginning of March.
Jesus Is Returning to Jerusalem
Jerusalem is a spiritual centre not only for the Kingdom of God, but for opposing forces from the kingdom of darkness.
The Jerusalem Covenant
Jerusalem - The historic Covenant of Jerusalem was presented to the Israeli
government on Wednesday, May 19, 1993.
A Covenant That Offers A Prayer
The Amana penned by Menachem Elon, the deputy president of the Supreme Court, is an intricate mosaic dealing with the centrality of Jerusalem in Jewish life from the time of Abraham to the present.
3000 years old - Jerusalem: A City for All Time
No experience quite equals that of viewing the old walled city of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, especially for the
Jerusalem: Visions From the Transcendental to the Prosaic
They returned hundreds of times to paint, photograph, or etch this sublime landscape - Jerusalem the mythical, leaping from the temporal to the supratemporal.
The Battle for Jerusalem Has Begun!
Scripturally, Jerusalem is the center of the earth. At some point in the future, it will be the ruling capital of the whole world.
The Meaning Of Jerusalem To Jews, Christians And Muslims
We shall try to understand what Jerusalem has meant to Jews, Christians and Muslims, and what it means to them today.
Jerusalem: The Symbol
To understand the events taking place in the Middle East today, one must understand the history and symbolic importance of Jerusalem to both Jews and Arabs.
Whose Jerusalem ? by Eliyahu Tal Book Review
Just as the world gathers for the great Jerusalem carve-up, in steps Eliyahu Tal to upset the process and unseat the myriad pretenders to the
throne over the holy city.
If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam?
As it becomes clear that the struggle for Jerusalem will not wait, the outside world must
confront the conflicting claims made by Jews and Muslims on the city that King David entered three millennia ago.
A Letter From Jerusalem
The following "letter" by a Jew to the Gentile world first appeared as an editorial in the long-defunct "Jerusalem Times" in 1969. Thirty years later, most the feelings and thoughts it conveys remain uncannily appropriate.
Don't Redivide Jerusalem
The decision to build at Har Homa is not a move that will "impede" the final status negotiations, but a clear signal that the redivision of Jerusalem is not considered negotiable by Israel.
Museum Exhibit That Sums It All Up (Jerusalem)
There's a small museum in the middle of the Cardo in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City which puts the current struggle
over Jerusalem in context.
Whose Jerusalem ? Quotes and Facts