(yohm ye-roo-sha-LAI-yeem) n. Jerusalem Day. The most recent addition to the Jewish calendar, marking the day when Israeli soldiers victoriously recaptured the Old City of Jerusalem from Jordanian control during the Arab-Israeli Six Day War (on June 7th, 1967, or Iyyar 28, 5727). Click here for more information.
Celebrates the 1967 recapture of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Day, celebrated on the 28th of Iyar to commemorate the reunification of East and West Jerusalem. Jerusalem was reunited on June 7, 1967, during the Six Day War, with the entrance of the IDF into the Old City and Jewish holy places.