The day before Yom Yerushalayim, the final floor was installed in the 3rd apartment in the recently reclaimed property near Lions Gate in the Old City. The symbolism of this should not be missed as the Lions gate was the gate the Israeli Paratroopers entered 50 years ago! This property is both one... read more →
Students gather inside the Lions Gate property's court yard in a powerful display joyous dancing for the festival. The Lions Gate property may be isolated, but it remains a beacon of inspiration for pioneering in Jerusalem.
With another room now finshed with renovations at the Jewish property near the Lions Gate, a new resident fastens a mezuzah to the doorpost.
The City is finally catching up to the Jewish pioneers in the Northern Jewish Quarter and have now repainted the doors and rebuilt the road that runs through it, nearly connecting it directly to the Jewish Quarter itself.
Sharing a courtyard with Arabs may sound difficult for Jewish pioneers, but the property near the Lions Gate shows it can be done. Until Jews moved back into the courtard, the Arab family there had one bathroom and it was outside, next to the destroyed room that has now been... read more →