Only in Jerusalem

Echoes of the past emerge through the dust and noise of urban reconstruction.

Zev Kedem, who was the coordinating engineer for the restoration of the Jewish quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, while searching for clues to the origin of his own restored house there, rediscovered a will made 400 years ago in Jerusalem by Baruch Mizrachi, “so that I shall have a home to return to in Jerusalem when I am resurrected upon the coming of the Messiah.”