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The Race for Jerusalem

The Race for Jerusalem

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Here are Formula One Scuderia Ferrari team driver Giancarlo Fisichella (L) and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, toasting the launch of “Jerusalem Formula The Peace Road Show” in front of Jerusalem’s old city walls. The Formula One race in Jerusalem will take place on June 13-14, 2013.

Here’s the press release:

Jerusalem adds another feather in her cap on June 13-14, 2013, by hosting none other than the Formula 1 Grands Prix races. Heralded as the world’s biggest single-driver race car event, Formula 1 has become an international, multi-billion dollar business since its inception in Europe the 1920′s.

Jerusalem splashes onto the 2013 international schedule with the likes of the US, Canada, Britain, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Brazil, Korea, Australia, China, Malaysia, Monaco, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, and Bahrain,

Formula 1 descending on Jerusalem will make locals and tourists be in for a treat of experiencing the truly unexpected in the Holy City.

The route and other details are soon to be available to the public, so stay tuned for more details.

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Do we have any doubt, then that these are the days of Moshiach? The last time we had a Ferrari in the holy city, he was probably busy burning it down. Now look at the nice, shiny cars they brought us. This also takes us back to the great Formula races of antiquity: (Num. 9:22) Whether it was two days, a month or a year that the cloud remained over the tabernacle, staying on it, the people of Israel remained in camp and did not drive; but as soon as it was taken up, they drove.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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3 Responses to “The Race for Jerusalem”

  1. Eric Knutsen says:

    I think Ill go check out the cars tonight.

  2. Jay Ben-ari says:

    Hi eric i will be in stand number two on friday

  3. Pixie Allen says:

    That would be fun!!! I love going to car races of any kind!!! :)

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