He may suddenly, after hoarding impressions for many years, abandon everything and go off to Jerusalem on a pilgrimage for his soul’s salvation, or perhaps he will suddenly set fire to his native village, and perhaps do both.
A monk was suddenly commanded by his elder to quit Athos, which he loved as a sacred place and a haven of refuge, and to go first to Jerusalem to do homage to the Holy Places and then to go to the north to Siberia: "There is the place for thee and not here."
If I forget thee, Jerusalem, may my tongue—
What was that he said about Jerusalem?
’If I forget thee, Jerusalem,’ that is, if I forget all that is most precious to me, if I let anything take its place, then may—"
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Palestinians demanded that Israel halt construction in East Jerusalem.
He insists that Arabs and Israelis can find a way to get along in Jerusalem.