On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

27 June 1967 Re-unification of Jerusalem affirmed by Israeli Knesset #otdimjh

June 10,1967. Israeli paratroopers reach the Western Wall File#: L.7210/30

June 27, 1967, the Israeli Knesset extended Israel’s legal and administrative jurisdiction to all of Jerusalem, and expanded the city’s municipal borders. Levi Eshkol assured the spiritual leaders of all faiths that Israel was determined to protect the Holy Places. The Knesset passed the Protection of Holy Places Law granting special legal status to the Holy Sites and making it a criminal offence to desecrate or violate them, or to impede freedom of access to them. Jerusalem became a reunified city that ensured freedom of religion and access to holy sites for all.

Prayer: Thank you Lord for the re-unification of Jerusalem after the 6 Day War. May if be a city of peace, for all its inhabitants, neighbours and visitors, and may your justice, peace and freedom be exemplified by the conduct of its citizens. Bring peace, we pray…

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