The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ.
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Jérusalem is a grand opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The libretto was to be an adaptation and partial translation of the composer's original 1843 Italian opera, I Lombardi alla prima crociata . It was the one opera which he regarded as the most suitable for being translated into French and, taking Eugène Scribe's advice, Verdi agreed that a French libretto was to be prepared by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz, who had written the libretto for Donizetti's most successful French opera, La favorite . The opera received its premiere performance at the Salle Le Peletier in Paris on 26 November 1847. The maiden production was designed by Paul Lormier (costumes), Charles Séchan, Jules Diéterle and Édouard Desplechin (sets of Act I, Act II, scene 1, Act III scene 1, and Act IV), and Charles-Antoine Cambon and Joseph Thierry (sets for Act II, scene 2 and Act III, scene 2).
Jerusalem stone (Arabic: حجر القدس; Hebrew: אבן ירושלמית ) is a name applied to various types of pale limestone, dolomite and dolomitic limestone, common in and around Jerusalem that have been used in building since ancient times. One of these limestones, meleke , has been used in many of the region's most celebrated structures, including the Western Wall.
Jerusalem crickets (or potato bugs) are a group of large, flightless insects of the genus Stenopelmatus. They are native to the western United States and parts of Mexico.
Hapoel Jerusalem F.C.
Hapoel Jerusalem Football Club (Hebrew: מועדון כדורגל הפועל ירושלים, Mo'adon Kadouregel Hapoel Yerushalayim) was an Israeli football club in which existed from 1926 til 2019.
2013–14 Beitar Jerusalem F.C. season
The 2013–14 season is Beitar Jerusalem's 45th season in the Israeli Premier League.
Flag of Jerusalem
The municipal flag of Jerusalem is based on the flag of Israel. It features two horizontal blue stripes reminiscent of the tallit (the Jewish prayer shawl). In the center are Jerusalem's municipal emblem, which consists of a shield with the lion of Judah superimposed on a stylized background representing the kotel, flanked on either side with olive branches. The word ירושלים (i.e., Yerushalayim, Hebrew for "Jerusalem") appears above the shield. A vertical variant is sometimes used during ceremonial functions.
Jerusalem Center for the Visual Arts
The Jerusalem Center for the Visual Arts (JCVA) is an international artists-in-residence program that hosts artists and curators in Israel.