Jerusalem

Centrality of the Land of Israel - What is so special about Israel? Why couldn't God make everything happen in America or some other country? If you say the answer is that "the history of the Jews happens there," then why couldn't it all have... More »
Four Quarters - I visited Israel in 1987 and it was the experience of a lifetime. In Jerusalem, I noticed that the walled Old City is divided into four quarters: Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Armenian. My question is: When were these... More »
Holy City of Many Names - I have a school project and I need to write about the four names for Jerusalem. Can you tell me what they are? More »
Jerusalem Programs for Women - I’m a 30-year-old single Jewish woman. For many years I have wanted to go to Israel and study for a short sabbatical-like trip. I am now between jobs and have the opportunity. What do you recommend for my age and... More »
Jerusalem Study Programs - I am the educational director of our local JCC and I often get requests for information about Jewish study programs in Jerusalem. Do you have a comprehensive list that you can send me? More »
Trip to Israel - I will be bringing my family to Israel this summer for our first visit ever. Needless to say we are very excited. We want to have the maximum experience in the 10 days we have available. What would you recommend for us... More »
Who was Shlomtzion? - There is a street near the Jerusalem city hall named after Shlomtzion HaMalka. Do you know who she was? While the name suggests that she was a queen, I have not seen any references to her. I would appreciate any... More »

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