jerusalem

     

Jerusalem (Hebrew: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם‎ (auio) (help·info), Yerushaláyim; Arabic: القُدس (audio) (help·info), al-Quds)[ii] is the capital[iii] of Israel.

Trivia about jerusalem

  • Psalm 122 says "Pray for the peace of" this city; "they shall prosper that love thee"
  • After David captured this city's fortress, it was called the City of David
  • On June 27, 1967 Israel's parliament voted to officially reunite this city
  • Plush accommodations in this city include the King David Hotel near the Tower of David Museum
  • The Dome of the Rock, an Islamic shrine, is in this city
  • On July 15, 1099 this city fell to the Crusaders
  • The Jaffa Gate is the western entrance to this city's Old City
  • This capital of Israel is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world
  • Many Holy Week rituals date back to a procession held in this city in the 4th century
  • Overlooking the Old City, King David Hotel is at 23 King David St. in this city
  • Sukkot & Shavuot were ancient pilgrimage festivals requiring males to visit this city
  • In 70 A.D. the second temple was destroyed in this city
  • Zechariah predicted the Messiah would enter this city upon an ass
  • The Maccabees fought a guerrilla war to keep the Syrians out of this city
  • Godfrey of Bouillon was a leader of the First Crusade & was elected ruler of this city after its capture
  • Around 965 B.C., cedar trees from Lebanon were used to build this city's temple to house the Ark of the Covenant
  • Kings Baldwin I & II were Christian rulers of this holy Mideastern city
  • Jesus went from Bethany to this city where he had his last meal
  • Synagogues are built so that the wall holding the ark of the Torah scrolls faces toward this city
  • This capital city is situated in the Judean Hills
  • Crusader Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen king of this holy city but was left in the soup by his allies
  • You can follow streets named for King George V & King David to Independence Park in this city
  • A real gated community, its old city contains the gates of Herod, Zion & Jaffa
  • You can check Shabbat start times on jpost,com, a website for a newspaper in this city
  • Thousands of tourists & pilgrims visit this city each year (Dome of the Rock mosque)
  • The wife of Bath, 5 times a widow & a world traveler, has made 3 trips to this holy Mideast city
  • David Ben-Gurion once remarked, "Without" this city, "we are a body without a soul"
  • Before becoming prime minister of Israel, Ehud Olmert was mayor of this city
  • In Chapter 9, Daniel prays to God for an end to the desolation of this city, "thy holy mountain"
  • This capital's street signs are in English, Arabic & Hebrew
  • Referring to "The Sanctuary" of King Solomon's temple once found there, the Muslim name for this city is Al-Quds
  • Hadrian's decision to build a shrine on the site of the temple in this city incited a Jewish revolt
  • Pope Urban II said anyone going to liberate this city for devotion alone, not booty, can do it instead of any penance
  • This city was the site of Solomon's temple
  • The Book of Lamentations is a series of 5 acrostic psalms bemoaning the fall of this city
  • An Orthodox Church movable feast remembers Jesus' entrance into this city
  • Following victory in the first crusade, Baldwin became the first European king of this city in 1100 A.D.
  • Oskar Schindler is buried on Mount Zion in this city
  • The Arch of the Emperor Titus in Rome heralds his conquest of this city in 70 A.D., ending the Jewish revolt
  • Among the top stories is the flare-up of violence over a tunnel entrance in this Mideast city
  • The Dome of the Rock
  • Veggie that's really a sunflower variety:___ artichoke
  • The governor of Judea under the reign of Persian king Artaxerxes I, Nehemiah rebuilt this city's walls
  • The seder service ends with a chant of "Next Year in" this city
  • This city's Church of the Holy Sepulchre is said to be on the site where Jesus was entombed
  • David reigned for 7 1/2 years in Hebron, then moved to this city
  • It's believed that the Virgin Mary died in this Middle Eastern city
  • When Jesus was 12, after the feast of Passover, he became separated from his parents for 3 days in this city
  • This city's Church of the Holy Sepulchre was built in the 4th c. by the Emperor Constantine
  • In Yitzhak Rabin's hometown: Shalom!
  • This ancient city is the third holiest in Islam
  • Psalm 147 says, "Praise the Lord, O" this city; "Praise thy God, O Zion"
  • Its name is Hebrew for "City of Peace"
  • Though its name means "city of peace", it's seen over 30 wars, the last in 1967
  • Shortly before Muhammad's death, Gabriel took him to this city to meet Abraham & Jesus
  • In the 1270s the Polo family hit this city to pick up oil from the Holy Sepulchre to bring to Asia
  • A legend said Henry IV would die in this Mideast city; it turns out that one of his homes is nicknamed that
  • Following the success of the first Crusade, Baldwin I was crowned king of this city in 1100
  • ____ artichoke, aka the sunchoke
  • Chimham helped bring King David over the Jordan when he returned to this city after a rebellion
  • In Luke 2:As a 12-year-old, played hooky from his parents on a visit to this city & hung out at its temple
  • In 587 or 586 B.C., Nebuchadnezzar destroyed this city's temple & palace, & captured many Jewish prisoners
  • Christianity & Judaism recognize this city's Old City as this site of Abraham's aborted sacrifice of his son
  • British Quaker James Nayler got a little overamped & entered Bristol in imitation of Christ's entry into this city
  • The Knights Hospitalers trace their origin back to an 11th century hospital in this city
  • Dating from the time of Hezekiah, the Siloam Tunnel diverts water under this city to a pool inside the city walls
  • The 7th Crusade began in 1248, 4 years after the Muslim recapture of this city, but it was all but over for the Europeans
  • Wrecked military vehicles remain by the road from Tel Aviv to this city as a memorial of Israel's 1948 War of Independence
  • In 2003 Uri Lupoliansky was elected the first modern ultra-Orthodox mayor of this city
  • Many ultra-orthodox Jews live in Meah She'arim in this city