10,000 Persons Mark Fourth Anniversary of Jerusalem’s Reunification
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10,000 Persons Mark Fourth Anniversary of Jerusalem’s Reunification

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An estimated 10,000 persons jammed the Wailing Wall square today to mark the fourth anniversary. according to the Hebrew calendar, of Jerusalem’s reunification after the Six Day War. A mass thanksgiving service was held. Memorial prayers were conducted for the 181 Israeli soldiers killed in the battle for East Jerusalem.

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