Imagine yourself sitting across the table from King David. He’s earnestly discussing his relationship with God. He’s the king of Israel passionately speaking to you from personal experience.
Bringing the Ark to Jerusalem brought worship of Jehovah to the forefront of the people of Israel. David’s passion and joy was evident for all to observe because God was the center of his life.
Today as in ancient times, Israel and the worldwide Jewish community joyfully acknowledge God who is the source of both their material abundance in the harvest and spiritual bounty in the Torah.
For the citizens of the rebirthed nation not yet two decades old, the liberation from occupation to the reunification of the Eternal City of Jerusalem was more than a military triumph—the Six-Day War altered the course of history.
“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” Elie Wiesel