The third small neighborhood built outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem was called Nahalat Shiva (meaning the inheritance of the seven), named because seven families originally got together and decided to buy property and build a neighborhood there.

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The State of Israel continues to absorb immigrants from all over the world. In this fascinating cultural mix, we are offered a glimpse into diverse cultures.

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King David's Tomb may or may not contain the remains of the great Jewish monarch, but the site was nevertheless made holy by the prayers and tears Jews who have visited for hundreds of years.

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Old City Jerusalem Day

Apropos to the US decision not to recognize Jerusalem as an Israeli city on passports of Jerusalem-born Americans, here is a relevant chapter of modern history.

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Hurva Synagogue

The Ruins Synagogue in Jerusalem's Old City is, in many ways, a microcosm of the story of the Jewish people. It represents their tenacity to forge ahead even when seemingly destroyed.

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Each year, millions of people flock to Israel for rest, recreation, spirituality and pilgrimage. See what the Holy Land has to offer to tourists and residents alike.

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