Hanukka

Jerusalem

The Jerusalem day is celebrated every year on 28th of Iyar, as the anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification in 1967.

Recommended reading for the Jerusalem day:

History:

King David made Jerusalem capital of Israel: 2Sam 5:6-10

King Solomon built the first temple: 1Kings 8

The first destruction of Jerusalem - 2Kings 25, Lamentations

Return from exile and building the second temple: Ezra 6

Rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem: Nehemia 3

Jesus, The Messiah in Jerusalem, and prophecies of the second destruction of Jerusalem 40 years later:

Daniel 9:24-26, Zacharia 9:9, Matthew 21:1-22, 23:37-24:2, Mark 11:1-25, Luke 9:51-62, 13:31-35, 19:41-48, John 12:12-36

The most important event ever in the history of human kind happened in Jerusalem:

Matthew 27-28, Mark 15-16, Luke 23-24, John 19-21, Acts 4:16

Love songs to God about Jerusalem

Psalms 48, 122 and 147

Jerusalem's future:

Isaiah 2:1-5, 31:5, 40:9-11, 52:7-10, 62, Zacharia 8, Revelation 21:10-22:6

"As birds flying, so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; defending also he will deliver it; and passing over he will preserve it." (Isaiah 31:5)

Happy Jerusalem Day!