Many people on both sides of the conflict have died and that is regrettable. No human death should ever be celebrated. In no way do we deny this. We are all created in the image of G-d and are G-d’s children. Any loss of life is unfortunate.
Here at EY, we pray for a resolution of the conflict that brings about everlasting peace.
Where else, other than in Israel…
Thank G-d. Things are getting better. Look at the good and don’t concentrate on the bad.
Old post but relevant.
In 63 BCE (before the destruction of the 2nd Temple in 70CE) the Romans captured Jerusalem.
324-638 was the Byzantine rule over Jerusalem.
638-1099 was the first Muslim rule over Jerusalem
1099-1187 was the Crusade period, marking once again Christian rule over Jerusalem.
1187-1250 was the Ayyubid Period, where Saladin captured Jerusalem and the Crusaders ruled over Jerusalem for the second and third times briefly.
1250-1516 Mamaluk Period - Muslim rule again
1516-1917 - Ottoman rule
1917-1948 British Mandate
1948 -Jerusalem divided between Israel and Jordan
1967 - Jerusalem is re-unified
1967 marked the first time Jerusalem, the Jewish people’s eternal capital was in Jewish hands after almost two millennia. While Jews maintained a presence in Jerusalem, they were not the political rulers of the city, just a poor community.
Sorry for the brief answer. Here’s a helpful link.