JERUSALEM A CITY OF WAR AND PEACE AND HOLINESS… A SCRIPTURAL PERSPECTIVE

  • Rabbi Adam Rosenwasser Beth Am Congregation, Baltimore, USA

Abstract

Rabbi Adam Rosenwasser, enlighten in this paper the place of Jerusalem as a city of war and peace and holiness from a Scriptural perspective. The Rabbinic midrashim support the biblical text and explain the holiness of the City of Jerusalem from a Judaic perspectives. The readers of this paper will discover the different Jewish images of Jerusalem and will understand how Jews have related to this very special place throughout the ages.

Keywords: Jerusalem, Rabbinic midrashim, Jerusalem City of war and peace, Jerusalem City of Holiness, Jerusalem in the Jewish tradition

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2017-01-10
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