152,000 Jews and Christians Sign Covenant Affirming Eternal Undivided Jerusalem
Abra Forman : May 30, 2017
Breaking Israel News
"When you see the bridges and the tunnels and the roads and the train rails, if you don't see Isaiah, you better get a new pair of glasses." -Yehuda Glick
(Israel)—[Breaking Israel News] Last Thursday, the Jerusalem Covenant, a document affirming the eternal unity of Jerusalem as the chosen heart of Israel and the Jewish people, was presented to Deputy Minister Michael Oren at a multi-faith gathering celebrating Jerusalem's Jubilee. The document was signed by over 152,000 Israel supporters from around the world. (Photo: From right, Rabbi Tuly Wesiz of Israel365, Deputy Minister Michael Oren, Rev. Rebecca Brimmer of Bridges for Peace, Zac Waller and Tommy Waller of HaYovel/Michio Nagata/via BIN)
Oren received the Jerusalem Covenant from Israel365 in front of a crowd of 300 Christians and Jews who came together to honor the 50th anniversary of the city's miraculous reunification after the Six-Day War in 1967. The gala event, held in Jerusalem overlooking the walls of the Old City, was co-sponsored by Israel365 and leading Christian Zionist organizations HaYovel and Bridges for Peace...
The Jerusalem Covenant was originally written in 1992 by Deputy Chief Justice Rabbi Menachem Elon in commemoration the 25th anniversary of the capital's liberation. Drawing from Biblical and rabbinic sources, it was intended as a renewal of...
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