Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Thousands of stamps, consistently graded, competitively priced and hundreds of in-depth blog posts to read
Stamp Community Forum
 
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

Jerusalem Views On Stamps

Previous Page
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous TopicReplies: 23 / Views: 672Next Topic
Page: of 2
Pillar Of The Community
Russian Federation
618 Posts
Posted 08/07/2020   2:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Alexey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
and again a plot from the Gospel: "Jesus and the woman taken in adultery (which of us is without sin?)". This huge painting (325*611 sm) was painted by Polenov after a trip to the Middle East and Palestine in 1881-1882. Jesus sits near the steps of the Jerusalem temple


https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/#1061...enow_005.jpg
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Israel
329 Posts
Posted 08/10/2020   04:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Jerusalem is an holy city to the three Monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Here is SS issued by Israel in 1985 shows the three main holy places to the three religions in Jerusalem: Dome of the Rock, the Western Wall and the church of the Holy Sepulchre:

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by LaoPhil - 08/10/2020 04:21 am
Valued Member
Israel
329 Posts
Posted 08/27/2020   03:36 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Western Wall in Jerusalem is the only wall remained intact after the destruction of the Second Temple located in the Temple Mount. The western Wall is considered the most sacred site recognised by Judaism outside the Temple Mount itself.

A well known Jewish custom is placing a piece of paper contains blessing or wish (for good health, for peace etc). Here is a SS issued by Israel on March 26, 1979, to publicize the signing of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, depicting a piece of paper contains blessing for peace, placed between the Western Wall stones:

Pope John Paul II placing a piece of paper contains blessing for peace (written on the tab) inside the Western Wall stones. Issued by Israel on May 18, 2005:

Priestly Blessing is a Jewish religious custom takes place at the Western Wall during the Passover and Sukkot Jewish holidays as depicted in this stamp issued by Israel on September 27, 2005:

Jews praying in front of the Western Wall, from the set "children paint Jerusalem", issued by Israel on November 13, 1979:
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United Kingdom
1025 Posts
Posted 08/27/2020   05:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Outremer01 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Syria
25th November 1998
Jerusalem
Dome of the Rock and Old City
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United Kingdom
1025 Posts
Posted 08/27/2020   05:25 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Outremer01 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Sultanate of Oman
14th November 2019
Al Quds Capital of Palestine


Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United Kingdom
1025 Posts
Posted 08/27/2020   05:27 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Outremer01 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Qatar
19th December 2007
Holy Cities of Islam

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Israel
329 Posts
Posted 08/28/2020   01:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks, Outremer, for your contribution. Hope to see more from Arab countries, especially from the Palestinian period in Jerusalem. Here are more two from Arab countries about Jerusalem:

Building of Solomon Temple in Jerusalem. This one issued by Fujeira and is one from a set shows Bible stories:

The Western Wall, remnant of Solomon Temple, on a Yemenite stamp from 1967. This one is from a set shows Visit of Queen Sheba to King Solomon of Jerusalem. I will post here the complete set:

Will post more from Arab countries in the future.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Israel
329 Posts
Posted 09/01/2020   2:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The song "Jerusalem of Gold" is a popular Israeli song described the Jewish people's 2000-year longing to return to Jerusalem. The song was written by the songwriter and composer Naomi Shemer, who sought an idea for the song and eventually found inspiration in ancient Jewish writings. The title and first line of the chorus came from a legend about Rabbi Akiva, who gave his loyal wife a precious piece of jewelry called "Jerusalem of Gold". The phrase "Behold I am a violin for all your songs", which was coined in the Middle Ages by Rabbi Judah Halevi in his well known poem "Zion, will you not ask", provided the inspiration for the rest of the chorus. Shemer used this foundation to create the train of thought of a faithful admirer who is intoxicated by the fragrance and landscapes of Jerusalem, whose heart aches at the city's wretchedness when held captive by the enemy, and who swears to remain faithful forever.

"Jerusalem of Gold" Song, issued by Israel in 2018:



To hear the song with English translation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH8gtdDA5x0
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by LaoPhil - 09/01/2020 3:00 pm
Page: of 2 Previous TopicReplies: 23 / Views: 672Next Topic  
Previous Page
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.


Go to Top of Page
Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2020 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2020 Stamp Community Forums
It took 0.84 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05