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August 24, 2016 / 20 Av, 5776
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Jerusalem’s Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be Rebuilt

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue

Photo Credit: Jerusalem Municipality Archives

The Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, in Jerusalem’s Old City, will be rebuilt by the Israeli government at a cost of NIS 50 million, according to a report in Yisrael Hayom. The government is expected to officially make the announcement on Jerusalem Day, which is this coming Wednesday.

The synagogue was built in 1872, and was purposely targeted and destroyed by the Jordanians in 1948 during the War of Independence, when the Arab states tied to destroy the fledgling Jewish state.

From 1948 until 1967, under Jordanian control, there were no Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Jews have made up the majority of Jerusalem’s residents since the 1800’s.

In 2010, the Hurva Synagogue which was also targeted and destroyed by the Jordanians, was rebuilt.

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12 Responses to “Jerusalem’s Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be Rebuilt”

  1. Moa Sahli says:

    build a botanical garden

  2. Martin Kool says:

    Better to do somthing for all those old poor holocaust survuvors in israel , Stones Dont talk and feel.

  3. it is good news. for all of us.!!

  4. Bucket list – for sure!!!

  5. Usani Utum says:

    Wow, thats a whole lot of money

  6. Usani Utum says:

    Wow, thats a whole lot of money

  7. AS a Yerushalmi Im very happy. I will pray there on my next visit

  8. AS a Yerushalmi Im very happy. I will pray there on my next visit

  9. Judith Dowla says:

    Wonderful to hear it will be built again. The best investment of money and time. Money well spent.

  10. this is another prophesy fulfilled

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