„If a country has a soul, indeed Jerusalem is the soul of Israel „

„If a country has a soul, indeed Jerusalem is the soul of Israel „

David Ben-Gurion.


The Ammunition Hill national memorial site tells the tale of the series of battles in Jerusalem during the Six Day War, and perpetuates the 182 soldiers who fell in the battles.

The best forces participated In the battles. The reserve Brigade of the paratroopers, the Jerusalem Brigade, the Harel Brigade and the Air Force.

In less than three days the IDF forces overcame the legion and took control of the eastern city. On the 7 th of June 1967, the old city was liberated, in it the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.

Promptly after the war the municipal borderline walls were destroyed and the city, which had been divided for nineteen years, was reunited.