The Hurva Synagogue in Jerusalem: Twice Destroyed, Thrice Built

The second time, it took a huge bribe to get permits to build higher than local mosques.

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The Old City of Jerusalem is sacred to three faiths. But in contrast to the Christian Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Muslim mosques Al Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock, throughout the first 62 years of the...