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Your Jerusalem Is Back!

Welcome to the new website of Your Jerusalem. We have vastly upgraded our infrastructure and hope that you, our reader, will enjoy the difference. Please bear with us patiently as we expand our current site. After a hiatus of 7 years, 2 months, 7 days, 11 hours and 55 minutes, I am proud to announce
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Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Melech ben Ya'aqov
Editors-in-Chief Emeritus Alex Gray
Raffi Dobrin
Senior Editors Olivia Worthy
Tova Pasner-Center
Contributing Writers Daniel Pinner
K.B. Shawnee
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The Government of Israel: Our Protectors or Our Slavemasters?

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The Government of Israel: Our Protectors or Our Slavemasters?

It is said that the worst kind of slavery is mental slavery, when the slave actually believes he is free. The Black slave in the American south who is given an extra portion of pig slop and allowed to be unchained for one night as a reward for good behavior might have the tendency to
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Featured Articles

Levites Called to Active Duty Levites Called to Active Duty

This article is reprinted from the April, 1998 edition of Your Jerusalem. “With the sound of this coin dropping, the exile officially ends,” declares Reuven
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Let the Sound Be Heard Let the Sound Be Heard

  THROUGHOUT THE LAND — BIBLICAL TRUMPETS AND SHOFAR There are numerous references to both a shofar and a trumpet being sounded in heaven above
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Just Another Day in Sderot Just Another Day in Sderot

(MENN – Sderot, Israel) On Tuesday morning, as I was getting ready to leave my home, a woman’s voice said “Tzeva Adom! Tzeva Adom! Tzeva
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Sharp Increase In Jerusalem Lunatics Sharp Increase In Jerusalem Lunatics

by K.B. Shawnee This article is reprinted from the April, 1999 edition of Your Jerusalem. According to late-breaking reports, Jews across Jerusalem are becoming lunatics.
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Diet Coke Sweetener Called Dangerous Poison Diet Coke Sweetener Called Dangerous Poison

This article is reprinted from the September, 1999 edition of Your Jerusalem. Aspartame, the artificial sweetener used in Diet Coke as well as in a
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Jewish Calendar is Slowly Drifting Off Track Jewish Calendar is Slowly Drifting Off Track

If Trend Continues, Passover Will Be In May and Rosh Hodesh One Day Later Concept by Bruce Brill Written by Melech Ben Ya’aqov To start
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The Rule Of Law No Longer Exists In Western Civilization The Rule Of Law No Longer Exists In Western Civilization

P A U L   C R A I G   R O B E R T S   My work documenting how the law was lost began about a quarter of a century ago. A close friend and distinguished attorney, Dean Booth, first brought to my attention the erosion of the legal principles on which
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The Declaration of Personal Power The Declaration of Personal Power

B R E N D O N   B U R C H A R D There comes a time in the lives of those destined for greatness when we must stand before the mirror of meaning and ask: Why, having been endowed with the courageous heart of a lion, do we live as mice? We must
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The Day the Iranian Nuclear Missile was Launched The Day the Iranian Nuclear Missile was Launched

D A N I E L  P I N N E R 05:48 – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad finishes the Fajr prayer in the mosque attached to the Shrine of Fatima Masumeh in Qom. As he steps out and sees the rays of the rising sun strike the golden dome, he receives a thought inspired by
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Verdi and the Temple Mount Verdi and the Temple Mount

Exiting the Temple Mount later, I reflected on my ruses. Yes, I had successfully tricked the police and the Waqf (the Islamic trust) who control our holy site. But the fact that I – like all Jews there – was reduced to this chicanery is actually a testament of poverty.

Sugar – White, Pure and Dangerous Sugar – White, Pure and Dangerous

CARPATHIAN MOUNTAIN HOUSE 1) The average American consumes about 2.7 lbs. of candy per week (the equivalent of 6 chocolate bars). 2) In 1915, a typical person consumed 15-20 lbs of sugar a year. Today, one may consume his or her body weight in sugar. 3) Sugar is divested of all its nutrients in processing.
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The Day After … A Tale from an Israeli Bus The Day After … A Tale from an Israeli Bus

GROSS UNDERSTANDING For twenty-five intense hours of Yom Kippur, Jews from around the world pour out their hearts to Ha’shem, asking for forgiveness for a long list of common sins, including speaking badly of others, desecration of G-d’s name, and more. This, combined with the custom of wearing white, men going to the mikveh (ritual
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Only In Israel Only In Israel

EXPLORING THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ISRAEL Do you remember when you first made aliyah? When being a “friar” was actually kind of fun? Well, in case you forgot, this edition of “Only In Israel” is dedicated to the Oleh Hadash (new immigrant) in all of us. ADVENTURE BY FIAT When I first came to Israel,
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