Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Fires Ramadan Canon--And Comments On Co-Existence In Jerusalem

"Rajay Sanduka has been responsible for firing the Ramadan cannon in Jerusalem for 25 years. Every day during the month-long holiday, the cannon is fired to mark the beginning and end of the fast. Rajie inherited the job from his father, while responsibility for the cannon has been passed down in his family since the Ottoman Empire period"

The video features Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, who fires the canon--and comments on how in Jerusalem, the different religions get along and accommodate each other.

Here is the video:

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