Three Israeli Paratroopers Reenact Their Iconic 1967 Western Wall Liberation Photo

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Recreating the Moment Paratroopers Liberated Jewish Jerusalem, 50 Years Later

Three Israeli Paratroopers Reenact Their Iconic 1967 Western Wall Liberation Photo

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Last week, the three Israeli paratroopers whose images were photographed as they stood in silent awe in front of Jerusalem’s Western Wall (the Kotel) shortly after its capture during the Six-Day War returned to the Old City to remember the moment and reenact the famous picture.

In prior posts, we highlighted how on June 7, 1967 the three 20-something reserve duty soldiers—Zion Karasenti, Haim Oshri, and Yitzhak Yifat—inadvertently became the symbols of the Jewish people’s fulfilment of a 2,000 year old dream when the Kotel and the many other Jewish holy sites in east Jerusalem were liberated from an unjust and unlawful Jordanian occupation.

As we noted, it happened when the late David Rubinger, a savvy photographer at the start of his career, also happened to be at the right place at the right time. He managed to capture what became the defining image of Israel’s extraordinary 1967 military victory and one of the most significant moments in modern Israeli and Jewish history:

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Running Into Resistance Week at Legal Insurrection

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Running Into Resistance Week at Legal Insurrection

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4/30/2017 at 9:00am
All the news you may have missed.
 

UK Students: Ban Clapping and Whooping Because it Excludes the Deaf

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UK Students: Ban Clapping and Whooping Because it Excludes the Deaf

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4/30/2017 at 7:30am
Use 'Jazz Hands' instead.
 

 
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The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2017

The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses

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4/29/2017 at 8:30pm
1966 China or 2017 America? "Teachers were made to stand onstage, bow their heads and confess their crimes"
 
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LIVE: Trump 100 Days Rally versus Nerd Prom(s)

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2017

LIVE: Trump 100 Days Rally versus Nerd Prom(s)

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4/29/2017 at 7:00pm
A Nerd Prom, A "Not" Nerd Prom, and the President's 100 Days Speech
 
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AG Sessions Vows to Eradicate the Barbaric Salvadorian Gang MS-13

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2017

AG Sessions Vows to Eradicate the Barbaric Salvadorian Gang MS-13

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4/29/2017 at 5:30pm
Regressives resist using existing immigration law to help demolish a majority illegal alien gang
 
 
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Trump Hotel fire suspect wanted to engage in apolitical “dumb-f—ery”

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Trump Hotel fire suspect wanted to engage in apolitical “dumb-f—ery”

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4/29/2017 at 4:00pm
Roger Fraley apparently used 4 toasters to set the blazes.
 

Measles Outbreak Widens in Minnesota

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Measles Outbreak Widens in Minnesota

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4/29/2017 at 2:00pm
Epicenter is state's Somali community, fearing vaccination-related autism. Meanwhile, European cases surging among unvaccinated adults.
 
 
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Democrats Hide 2016 Election Autopsy

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2017

Democrats Hide 2016 Election Autopsy

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4/29/2017 at 12:00pm
"The DCCC is sticking by its strategy."
 
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#ClimateMarch-er: City residents won’t be able “to escape” #ClimateChange flooding (VIDEO)

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#ClimateMarch-er: City residents won’t be able “to escape” #ClimateChange flooding (VIDEO)

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4/29/2017 at 10:00am
CNN Interview: "We are under threat"
 
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Free Speech for Some Week in Higher Education

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Free Speech for Some Week in Higher Education

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4/29/2017 at 8:30am
Your weekly report on campus news.
 
 

North Korea’s Latest Missile Launch Reportedly Failed, Again

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North Korea’s Latest Missile Launch Reportedly Failed, Again

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4/29/2017 at 7:00am
Missile exploded moments after takeoff
 

Book Review: Shattering the positive blurbs about Shattered

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2017

Book Review: Shattering the positive blurbs about Shattered

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4/28/2017 at 8:48pm
Book should really be entitled "Brazen", for the authors' obvious attempt to make a buck and redeem their campaign coverage.
 
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Trump branding of Elizabeth Warren as Fake Indian continues, expecting her to run in 2020

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2017

Trump branding of Elizabeth Warren as Fake Indian continues, expecting her to run in 2020

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4/28/2017 at 6:30pm
Being a fake Indian is her brand. She'll never shake it.
 

Pollster: Why the Polls Are Wrong About Trump. Again.

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Pollster: Why the Polls Are Wrong About Trump. Again.

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4/28/2017 at 5:10pm
The result of a "polling bubble" perpetuated by left-leaning pollsters and the media
 
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Wendy Davis is Raising Money to Train students to “storm the Texas Capitol”

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2017

Wendy Davis is Raising Money to Train students to “storm the Texas Capitol”

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4/28/2017 at 3:30pm
That's productive
 

Rep. Chaffetz Reportedly Recovering from Foot Surgery

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Rep. Chaffetz Reportedly Recovering from Foot Surgery

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4/28/2017 at 1:45pm
"I’m sorry to miss the important work we are doing in Washington."