I've spent the majority of my life so far treating Judaism with a nonchalant attitude. But here I am, eighteen years old and partaking in a Bat Mitzvah ceremony that usually happens when you turn thirteen.
More than 3000 years after King David sanctified it as the capital of Israel and the city of the Temple, Jerusalem was united and once again restored as the capital of the Jewish homeland. Join us as we celebrate the reunification of the Jewish people and our beloved holy city on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day.
Throughout Israel, fires are about to be kindled in celebration of the fighting spirit of Bar Kochba's revolt against the Romans, of the single day on which Rabbi Akiva's 24,000 students did not die, and in memory of the great Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the first attempt to resist the Nazi onslaught and their attempt to annihilate the Jewish people. The details of its history are a legacy to be remembered as we RAISE OUR FLAG in memory.