Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, Chief of staff Yitzhak Rabin, Gen. Rehavam Zeevi (R) And Gen. Narkis in the old city of Jerusalem, 1967. (Flickr - Government Press Office)

This week Israelis celebrate Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), the anniversary of the reunification of the eternal Jewish capital during the 1967 Six Day War.

An aerial view of the Old City of Jerusalem

Ahead of Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of the liberation of the Holy City in the 1967 Six Day War, here's a list that includes some of the lesser-known names used to refer to Israel's eternal capital. 

street musician jerusalem old city

In honor of Jerusalem Day, check out this collection of beautiful songs from the holy city of Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish nation.

Jerusalem Day

As Jerusalem marks the 53rd anniversary of the city's unification in the Six-Day War, the municipality continues to grow and prosper with a record number of residents - Jews and Arabs - who enjoy the freedom of access to their holy sites.