The Many Names of Jerusalem

Why does Jerusalem have so many names attributed to it? See Rav Perez speaking from the Mount of Olives!

Jerusalem, Zion, Moriah, etc etc

Why does the city of Jerusalem have so many names ascribed to it? We are told that there are 70 names for Jerusalem, with many more also found in our writings.

What is it about Jerusalem and the Jewish people that has led us to have so many names for the Holy City?

Watch Rav Perez speaking from Har Hazeitim (Mount of Olives), overlooking Har Habayit (the Temple Mount), at the spot where in a few weeks, we will celebrate our closing ceremony of our Yom Yerushalayim mega-mission:

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