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In Ne'ilah [the closing prayer] of Yom Kippur, what did he [the Cohen] say? 'And Hashem will bless you from Zion and you will see the good of Jerusalem all of the days of your life.'

  - Talmud, Sotah 40aTopics: Jerusalem holidays prayer
Jerusalem is like a city that people are friendly together; a city in which all [the people of] Israel are friends when the tribes ascend there for the pilgrimage.

  - Talmud Yerushalmi, Hagiga 3Topics: Jerusalem holidays
Jerusalem will only be redeemed through [the merit of giving] charity.

  - Talmud, Shabbat 139aTopics: Jerusalem charity
One who stands [in prayer] in Eretz Yisrael (the land of Israel) should direct his heart towards Jerusalem, if he was standing in Jerusalem, he should direct his heart towards the holy Temple.

  - Talmud, Berakhot 27aTopics: Jerusalem prayer
The trees of Jerusalem were of cinnamon, but when it was destroyed, they were hidden away.

  - Talmud, Shabbat 63aTopics: Jerusalem
There are three gates to Gehinam (purgatory) - one of them is in Jerusalem.

  - Talmud, Eiruvin 19aTopics: Jerusalem
There were 480 places of worship (Synagogues) in Jerusalem, and each one of them had a school for Scriptures (Bible) and a learning center for the Mishna (the oral law).

  - Talmud Yerushalmi, Megilah 3Topics: Jerusalem education
There were no days as glorious for the people of Israel as the fifteenth of Av [the Hebrew Month] and as Yom Kippur, when the daughters of Jerusalem would come outside with borrowed white garments and dance in the vineyards.

  - Talmud, Ta'anit 26bTopics: Jerusalem holidays
To what does 'In the city of Gold' refer? To the Golden Jerusalem (crown) like that that Rabbi Akiva made for his wife.

  - Talmud, Shabbat 59aTopics: Jerusalem
Whoever mourns for Jerusalem will be meritorious and will see its rejoicing and all who do not mourn for Jerusalem will not see it's rejoicing.

  - Talmud, Ta'anit 30bTopics: Jerusalem
A snake or scorpion never bit anyone in Jerusalem and a person never said to his fellow there is not enough room for me to sleep in Jerusalem.

  - Talmud, Yoma 21aTopics: Jerusalem animals
The Jerusalem of this world is not like the Jerusalem in the next world [in Heaven]. The Jerusalem of this world, anyone who wants to ascend there, may ascend; but the one of the next world, only those who are prepared for it may ascend.

  - Talmud, Bava Batra 75bTopics: Jerusalem
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