No other city has such an exciting and varied history as the Holy City of Jerusalem. Her history goes back over 3000 years during which she was a divided city between 1948 to 1967. The liberation and re-unification of Jerusalem, 50 years ago, is a milestone in her history.
Since God chose Jerusalem, as the site of His Temple and the dwelling place of His presence, the nations of the world have warred over her. Only the names of nations and rulers have changed, but not the dynamism surrounding Jerusalem.
We are producing a "Golden Edition" of Israel Today for our readership worldwide, in honor of the auspicious occasion of Jerusalem's Golden Jubilee.
Dr. Itzhak Ifat, one of the Israeli paratroopers captured in a momentous photograph of David Rubinger, moments after the Western Wall was liberated, will describe his emotions when it happened.
Shuli Nathan, renowned singer and artist, will tell of her experiences surrounding her presentations of Naomi Shemer's song "Yerushalayim Shel Zahav" - Jerusalem of Gold".
Archaeologist Prof. Ronny Reich will tell of his excavations in the city of Jerusalem during the last 50 years.
All this and much more in this special issue...