Old City Gates
Selections from classical Torah sources
which express the special relationship between
the People of Israel and Eretz Yisrael
OLD CITY GATES
The wall around the Old City of Jerusalem is about two and a half miles long and is breached by eight gates.
In the north are the Damascus, New and Herod's Gates; at the south are the Zion and Dung (Sha'ar Ha'ashpot, where the city buses enter) Gates; at the west is Jaffa Gate; and at the east are the Lions' Gate (through which Israeli soldiers entered the Old City in the Six-Day War) and the sealed Golden Gate.
Written by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach, Dean, Ohr Somayach Institutions
General Editor: Rabbi Moshe Newman
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