It is my chance to editorialize with no limits and no editors. She sounded a little strange so I walked away from the booth and stood in the middle of a wide, grass fire lane with lines of exhibit booths on both sides. Nizhoni was our dog and, next to Marlene, my closest friend.
Preparations for a Third Jewish Temple Edited by Lambert Dolphin from various sources By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. We hung out harps upon the willows in the midst of it.
For there those who carried us away captive required of us a song. And those who plundered us required of us mirth, saying, "Sing us one of the songs of Zion! If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her skill! If I do not remember you, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth - if I do not exalt Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Jerusalem, "City of Peace" has known nearly two dozen wars and destructions since its existence was first known to us from the Biblical record.
Abraham's meeting with Melchizedek about BC reveals that there was in the city known then as "Salem"even at that early date. Abraham's family had lapsed into idolatry living in Babylon Ur of the Chaldeesin spite of his legitimacy of his being in the line of Noah's son, Shem.
It is possible that Melchizedek was Abraham's teacher and spiritual mentor who gave Abraham additional information, and possibly even ancient documents, concerning the God of the land of Israel who had called him there.
During the time period after 70 A. Jerusalem should have long since fallen into oblivion. This city with no natural wealth, no oil reserves, and no great strategic military value. Ancient trade routes passed up and down the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea or along the Jordan Valley.
Why should anyone pass by there? Today, centers of modern commerce and trade are in Tel Aviv or Haifa. Jerusalem is more of a city of religion, art, culture, and museums than an economically viable regional marketplace or a center of business activity.
Yet Jerusalem thrives in our time as a city full of mystical attractiveness and endless fascination. As never before in history, Jerusalem is at the center of today's headlines. The city which grew up around the small walled-village captured by King David from the Jebusites years ago is the focal point of never-ending debate among the great superpowers.
No other city has been desired and fought over has Jerusalem. Today the nations of all the world consider it their responsibility and obligation to meddle in her politics and destiny. As a religious center Jerusalem remains sacred to and fought over by all three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
It is an open secret that the Pope aspires to set up his world headquarters there, having claimed for many years that the Holy Land has all along really been under Roman Catholic "stewardship. All the while, religious pilgrims from all nations continue to flock to the Holy City in droves numbering millions per year.
Thus all the eyes of the world are upon Jerusalem, City of Peace, today as never before. This is a city that has been besieged about forty different times and destroyed at least partially on thirty-two different occasions. The rulership of Jerusalem has changed hands some twenty-six times. Since Jerusalem has experienced four wars.
From the time of the establishment of the State of Israel in May of untilthe city was divided. Walls, barbed-wire fences and a desolated strip of non-man's land cut through the very heart of the city, especially excluding the Jews from the Old City and the Temple Mount.
During that time the Jewish Quarter was levelled and its synagogues burned. Jewish graves and monuments were desecrated or turned into latrines. Rabbi Shlomo Goren declared: We are entering the Messianic era for the Jewish people, and I promise to the Christian world that what we are responsible for we will take care of.THE PIGEON:/DOVE.
Pigeons were kept and domesticated as far back as the fifth Egyptian dynasty, around 3, B.C. pigeon, common name for members of the large family Columbidae, land birds, cosmopolitan in temperate and tropical regions, characterized by stout bodies, short necks, small heads, and thick, heavy plumage.
Every year, Muslims gather from all corners of the world in Mecca and go through about a week of intense rituals.
The event, which is little understood in the West, is to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son to Allah as told in the Quran and previously, the Bible.
Partners in business as well as life, José Kuri and Mónica Manzutto became an art world dream team after setting up their gallery, Kurimanzutto, in with artist Gabriel Orozco.
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The Crack-Up Island presents two women telling their singular stories. They barely know each other, yet a magic liaison exists between them, because one of them is a newly self-initiated amateur astrologer and reads in the stars that a coming crack-up is threatening the other.
The Missionary Position women were educated and active in nearly all sectors of a secular public life. Three years into the occupation, the only enlightened aspect of Saddam’s despotic rule.