The Western Wall Heritage Fund

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The Eternal Sound of the Shofar

Following the Arab riots of 1929, the British Mandate published the following prohibition: "Jews are forbidden to blow a shofar near the Western Wall."

Moshe Segal, head of Beitar in Jerusalem, refused to comply...

Menorah the handiwork of an IDF soldier

Menorah the handiwork of an IDF soldier outside the Old City Walls in 1948

The Chanukah Menorah (Chanukia) symbolizes a major historic event in the history of the Jewish people: the dedication of the Temple by the Maccabees after they had defeated the armies of Antiochus Epiphanes in 165 BCE.

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