Monday, May 30, 2011

Regional Councils Salute to Jerusalem Parade

Hi Everyone,

Today (May 30) I took photos of the Regional Councils Salute to Jerusalem Parade. The 161 photos were taken on Agron Street where the parade started.

I posted the photos at:

Jerusalem Day (Yom Yerushalayim) is celebrated on the 28th of the Hebrew month of Iyar. This year (5771 / 2011) the day falls on Wednesday, June 1. Below are educational resources about Jerusalem.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz
has over 100 multiple choice questions about Jerusalem.

Who built the first temple ?
How many people were involved in constructing the first temple ?
What are the colors of the Jerusalem Beitar soccer team ?
Which animal is on the emblem of the Municipality of Jerusalem ?
What three Jewish holidays is Jerusalem the focal point ?
How long ago was Jerusalem established ?
On what mountain was King David buried ?
How high is Jerusalem above sea level ?
What is the name of the famous art school in Jerusalem ?
What is the length of the wall surrounding the old city ?
When was Hebrew University established ?
Which group defended Jerusalem in 1948 ?
How many open gates does the old city of Jerusalem have ?
What is the name of the largest shopping ma in Jerusalem ?
Who was the first mayor of Jerusalem ?
What was Jerusalem called in the days of Abraham our patriarch ?
The above questions are examples from the multiple choice Flash quiz. There are two levels of questions and two timer settings. Adults and children will find The Jewish Trivia Quiz entertaining and educational.

To learn more about Jerusalem, I posted on my website 228 links, ranging from history and tourism to photographs and stamps.

The web address is:

I also posted links to 27 Youtube videos about Jerusalem at:


Happy Jerusalem Day,
Chag Sameach,

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