A Time to Weep

We avoid pictures from the Holocaust because we don't want to cry. But only tears open all the gates of heaven.

Tears on Tisha B'Av

It's a dynamic that transcends generations: Tisha B'Av and the future of Jerusalem are inextricably linked.

How Nachmanides Rebuilt Jerusalem

Forced to flee from Spain at age 72, the great sage restored Jerusalem's ruins.

Jerusalem In My Heart

Peace is the noblest of aspirations, but can one always say, "Peace at any price"?

Mayor with the Golden Touch

Uri Lupolianski, mayor of Jerusalem, has an even bigger claim to fame. An Aish.com exclusive.

Jerusalem: Jewish and Muslim Claims to the Holy City

Jerusalem is at the center of the Arab-Israeli conflict. What are the spiritual, historical and political claims – from both sides?

Heart of the Nation

At the mass rally on January 8 in Jerusalem, the most powerful words came from Avital Sharansky, who'd led an international struggle for the release of her husband, Soviet refusenik Natan Sharansky.

Fighting for the Jewish Quarter

Talk about dividing up the Old City stirs memories of the Jewish Quarter which was destroyed by Arabs in 1948.

Mystical Secret of the Western Wall

Through the centuries, one symbol of the Jewish People has miraculously remained intact: the Western Wall.

Western Wall: Yesterday and Today

What we see today is only a small portion of the actual Wall.

What You See When Looking At the Wall

A detailed description of the fences, gates, and hills surrounding the wall.

The Temple and Jewish Unity

Why was the Temple destroyed? The Talmud says: Because of baseless hatred amongst Jews.

Rebuilding the Temple

We must feel the pain of exile if we have any hope of reversing it.

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