Jerusalem Day

Happy Jerusalem Day!

    ​Happy Jerusalem Day! On May 8, Israelis mark Jerusalem Day, celebrating the Israeli capital's reunification in 1967.

    Jerusalem Day (in Herbew: Yom Yerushalayim יום ירושלים) is the anniversary of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem under Jewish sovereignty that occurred during the Six Day War. Jerusalem Day is celebrated on the 28th of the month of Iyar (one week before Shavuot). The liberation of Jerusalem in 1967 marked the first time in thousands of years that the entire city of Jerusalem, was under Jewish sovereignty.

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