המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושליםhaMakom y’nakhem etkhem b’tokh sha’ar avlei tzion v’yerushalaimMay God comfort you among the mourners of Tzion and Lit. City of peace From the time of David to the Roman destruction, Jerusalem was the capital of Israel and the spiritual and governmental center of the Jewish people. During the long exile, Jews longed to return to Jerusalem and wrote poems, prayers, and songs about the beloved city. In 1967, with the capture of the Old City, Jerusalem was reunited, becoming "the eternal capital of Israel." Still, the longing for peace is unfulfilled.
המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר שבורי הלבhaMakom y’nakhem etkhem b’tokh sha’ar sh’vurei halevMay God comfort you among the brokenhearted