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June 5, 2016 9:51 am

Israel Celebrates 49th Jerusalem Day With Parades, Events, Plans for New National Museum

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A view of Jerusalem. Jerusalem Day is being celebrated across Israel on Sunday. Photo: Wikipedia.

A view of Jerusalem. Jerusalem Day is being celebrated across Israel on Sunday. Photo: Wikipedia.

Jerusalem Day is being celebrated across Israel on Sunday, marking 49 years since the capital’s reunification in the Six-Day War. The planned events are already looking towards next year and will mark the beginning of a jubilee year for Jerusalem.

In coordination with the day’s festivities, the government has decided to create a museum on the city’s reunification on Ammunition Hill, where the state ceremony to mark Jerusalem Day will be held at 7:30 pm.

Read full story at Ynet.

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