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Definition capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims
  • Palestinians demanded that Israel halt construction in East Jerusalem.
Jerusalem = capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims
  • He insists that Arabs and Israelis can find a way to get along in Jerusalem.
  • They told me they had come from Nazareth and was on their way to Jerusalem.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • Jerusalem = capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims
  • MIRACLE He was on His way from Bethany to Jerusalem, Languishing under the sadness of premonitions.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • To Lucas, the religious zealot, the co-operative commonwealth was the New Jerusalem, the kingdom of Heaven, which is "within you."
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Yeah, map o' Jerusalem, all right.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • Of the sixteen thousand Aryans remembered in Yad Vashem, the central Jewish place of remembrance in Jerusalem, one-third were Polish.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • He asked to be buried in Jerusalem.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Foods like fennel, Jerusalem artichokes, golden polenta, and Comte cheese became not only new words in our vocabulary but staples in our diet.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • ] [Footnote 241: Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), Swedish theosophist, founder of the New Jerusalem Church.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • They longed for a Jerusalem to deliver.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • As a youth he had accompanied embassies to Versailles and Rome; he had fought in the wars in Austria; he had been in Jerusalem.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • "Of course he may have been meeting a girl," they said, and "No, I think he was waiting for his old roommate, Sir Jerusalem Doak."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • As instructed, Deo read Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • We could go to Paris and to Rome or to Jerusalem.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • The Lord is rebuilding Jerusalem; he gathers in the scattered sons of Israel.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • For in Mount Zion, and in Jerusalem shall be Salvation.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Hebron had a single farcaster terminex in New Jerusalem and allowed portals nowhere else.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • An' the place was that neglected that yer might 'ave smelled ole Jerusalem in it.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Great Jerusalem, they keep turnin' up every ten minutes or so!
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage

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