I am in Israel right now for my father’s yartzeit, he is buried here and tomorrow night will mark 6 years since his passing. Humans of Judaism is a project that I started in memory of my father during my year of mourning. My family has great history in Jerusalem. […]
The Hurva Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
The synagogue was founded in the early 18th century by followers of Judah heHasid, but it was destroyed by Muslims a few years later in 1721. The plot lay in ruins for over 140 years and became known as the Ruin, or Hurva. In 1864, the Perushim rebuilt the synagogue, […]