Jerusalem

Definitions

  • JERUSALEM
    JERUSALEM
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jerusalem capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A BEGGAR, JERUSALEM A BEGGAR, JERUSALEM
JEWS' WAILING PLACE, JERUSALEM JEWS' WAILING PLACE, JERUSALEM
AN ARAB IN JERUSALEM AN ARAB IN JERUSALEM
THE MOSQUE OF OMAR ON MOUNT MORIAH, JERUSALEM THE MOSQUE OF OMAR ON MOUNT MORIAH, JERUSALEM
CHRIST'S ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM CHRIST'S ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1997 a Menorah was built in Latrun, near the main Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway. It was more than 60-feet tall, weighed 17 metric tons, and took up an area of 600-square meters. A rabbi was lifted in a crane each night of the holiday to light the candles on the menorah, which was made of metal pipes.
    • n Jerusalem The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'Ieroysalh`m, fr. Heb. Yĕrūshālaim,

Usage

In literature:

It must be that Jerusalem will be saved, and that I am the Messiah indeed.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
The prophets foretold the final siege and destruction of Jerusalem.
"Christ, Christianity and the Bible" by I. M. Haldeman
The next day we started for Jerusalem by way of Joppa and Ismalia.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
The general tenor of the narrative in Acts makes it plain that in Jerusalem they settled down as a separate synagogue.
"Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity" by Kirsopp Lake
They prevailed in the past as well as in the present, in Jerusalem as well as in London.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Originally it was called Jebus, then Zadek, then Salem, and finally Jerusalem.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
How different was the case as regards Jerusalem!
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
When He comes He will make Jerusalem the throne of His glory.
"Why I Preach the Second Coming" by Isaac Massey Haldeman
He shall irresistibly penetrate to the neighbourhood of Jerusalem, chap.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg
He began to inquire about his people and about the city that was very near to his heart, Jerusalem.
"Men of the Bible" by Dwight Moody
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In poetry:

And did the Countenance Divine
Shine forth upon our clouded hills?
And was Jerusalem builded here
Among these dark Satanic mills?
"The New Jerusalem" by William Blake
"To these bowed heavens let wood and hill
Lift voiceless praise and anthem still;
Fall, warm with blessing, over them,
Light of the New Jerusalem!
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Quake, earth, through all thy zones, till all
The fanes of pride and priesteraft fall;
And lift thou up in place of them
Thy gates of pearl, Jerusalem!
"Hymn of The Dunkers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Descend to thy Jerusalem, O Lord!"
Her faithful children cry with one accord;
Come, ride in triumph on! behold we lay
Our guilty lusts and proud wills in thy way!
"Descend To Thy Jerusalem, O Lord!" by Jeremy Taylor
Thou and thy brethren (as round Zion olden
The hills were marshalled, frowning back her foes,)
Standing about Jerusalem the golden,
Majestic columns of her sure repose.
"The Maiden's Reply To The Mountain" by Samuel John Stone
And one replied: "We know not where He is,–
Our Lord, who promised Israel to redeem.
Art thou a stranger in Jerusalem?
And knowest not what marvelous things have been?"
"The Walk To Emmaus" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks

In news:

In 2000, then-President Bill Clinton suggested that one of the thorniest issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – the division of Jerusalem to create two capitals for two states – should be decided along demographic lines.
4 Jerusalem artichoke s 1 Tbs butter, melted Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Jerusalem sage blooms in the spring with beautiful bright yellow whorls of flowers along long stems.
JERUSALEM — Israelis ushered in the Jewish New Year on Sunday with a sense of uncertainty, fearful that war with Iran could break out this year.
The New Jostling Over Jerusalem.
Mitt Romney during his visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City.
Lally Weymouth of Newsweek and The Post interviewed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
Church group was in Jerusalem when hostilities broke out.
The group was in Jerusalem just finishing up a 12-day tour of Israel.
Israel's President Shimon Peres, right, and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney meet at the president's residence in Jerusalem in July.
On a clear day at this time of year, the suburbs of Amman are visible from any tall building in Jerusalem.
The Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Justices Decline to Say if Jerusalem-Born Americans Can Claim Israeli Birthplace.
The Meaning of the Jerusalem Lynching .
Is the Jerusalem Lynching Part of a Larger Terrorism Pattern.
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In science:

Pizzolato was supported also by grant No. 2002111 from the United States-Israel Binational Foundation, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feedback Heating with Slow Jets in Cooling Flow Clusters
During the conference “Words and Growth” (Jerusalem June 2012), Shalev asked whether this could also be sufficient.
Images of word maps in finite simple groups
Two Dimensional Quantum Gravity and Random Surfaces: Eight Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics.
Self-Intersection Numbers and Random Surfaces on the Lattice
Proceedings of the Fifth Jerusalem Winter School, “Statistical Mechanics of Membranes and Surfaces”, edited by D.R.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice with Quenched Random Bending Rigidity
Weinberg eds, Proceedings of the fifth Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics (World Scientific, Singapore, 1989). “Fluctuating Geometries in Statistical Mechanics and Field Theory,” F.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice in the FCC Lattice with Quenched Random Spontaneous Curvature
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