Monthly Archive: י׳ באב תשפ״א – Sun, Jul 18, 2021

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Yeru+Shalem

The first time we encounter Yerushalayim (Bereishis 14:18), it is under the rule of Malki-Tzedeq, a “kohein leKeil elyon — a priest of the most high G-d”, under the name “Shaleim”. The other half of the city’s name begins with Avraham’s naming a nearby mountain, “har Hashem yir’eh — Mount ‘Hashem Will be Seen’”. Today it is called Moriah, the...