Where Heaven Touches Earth: Jewish Life in Jerusalem from Medieval Times to the Present

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Feldheim Publishers, 2001 - Jerusalem - 624 pages
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Within these pages, the reader is treated to a carefully researched, engrossing history of the resurgence of Jerusalem. From Crusader times to the flourishing Jewish life of today, it presents a chronicle of Jewish courage and devotion to the honor of Jerusalem. With its biographies, charts, drawings, photographs, and index, this book makes an ideal gift and addition to every home.
 

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Contents

Foreword
i
Introduction
vii
88
x
The Burieb Legacy
3
Great Names in the Holy City
16
Jerusalem as the Center of the Worlb
25
Notes
36
Shelah versus a Desyot
51
Nachalas Shiva 188
282
Notes
357
Horn The Misers Roundabout Present The Saving Hand
379
Forging Onwaro
386
19001918
387
Signs of Danger
396
Part
431
For the Sake of Jerusalem
439

The Rise of the Yeshivah Worlo the Fall of the
69
Notes
87
Bygone Days Stories
106
The Light of Kahlialah
125
The Inner Circle A Hairsbreadth from the Redemption
158
Enb of the Beginning
188
Notes
194
Part 22
209
Pillars for the Future 2 32
232
Archeological Finbs
244
The Silence before the Storm
250
62
262
Saving a Soul A Proud People The WonderWorker
276
A City in Flux
453
19481998
473
NOLBS
477
The Maturing Years
519
Notes
549
Epilogue
579
Tables
585
Heroes of Jerusalem
595
Bibliography
609
Index
615
ll
617
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