as bright as the sun, as majestic as the stars in procession?
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the juniper, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary;
and I will glorify the place for my feet” (Isaiah 60:13)
Phoenix Sculpture (made from protest remains) at Martyrs’ Square, Beirut, Lebanon
Nov 22, 2019 - In the early morning of Lebanon Independence Day, Friday, November 22, the symbolic fist planted in Martyrs’ Square by the revolutionaries in the first week of the revolution was set on fire by unidentified individuals. Frankly, it was a bit of an upsetting scene to wake up to and see the foundations of the statue of the revolution melting in flames. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/08/palestinians-unanimously-reject-uae-israel-deal-200814115311669.html – The aftermath: https://www.jadaliyya.com/Details/40115
The Phoenix in the Martyrs’ Square of Beirut Is Not Just a Statue - https://www.the961.com/the-phoenix-in-the-martyrs-square-of-beirut-is-not-just-a-statue
Dec 2019 - 'This phoenix has to rise': new Beirut sculptures represent the power of the Lebanese people. One of the new sculptures, a giant phoenix, positioned as if about to take flight, was pieced together by anti-government protesters out of the remains of protest tents destroyed by government supporters. https://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/art/this-phoenix-has-to-rise-new-beirut-sculptures-represent-the-power-of-the-lebanese-people-1.949520 - https://youtu.be/iuG5vN6qYXA - https://www.pressreader.com/lebanon/the-daily-star-lebanon/20191125/281560882640799
Lebanese criticize Berri’s ‘Beirut will rise like a phoenix’ comments after blasts
The Phoenix bird, this mythical creature and the story of its resurrection from the aches. Across the streams of time and antiquity, the cedars of Lebanon and the purification before its self-sacrifice . A story as ancient as the Cedars of Lebanon, and a name that tells a lot about a universal legacy, and a worldwide connection. - https://youtu.be/XKI32510uQQ - https://www.lgic.org/en/phoenix_rise.php - https://www.puti.org/en/out-of-the-ashes-ancient-phoenicians-and-phoenix-rising-legend
Watch: Incredible slow-motion video of Beirut explosion
Phoenix Rising – Motto / City Seal
- Atlanta, Georgia – 33° - Resurgens (Latin for Rising again)
- Phoenix, Arizona – 33° - city born from the Native ruins
- Beirut, Lebanon – 33° - Dec 2019 – Phoenix Sculpture - Martyrs’ Square
- San Francisco, California – 37° - Phoenix and flames, Spanish motto
Israel - Prime Minister Addresses General Debate, 73rd Session
August 4/5 - 15th of Av = Tu B'Av – God Speaks to Moses Deuteronomy 2:1-25
Their son, George, arrived shortly after. Mum and baby are both doing well.
"I will talk to all political forces to ask them for a new pact. I am here today to propose a new political pact to them," he said, after being greeted by crowds.
"Apocalypse", "Armageddon" – Lebanese were lost for words to describe the impact of the blast, which dwarfed anything the country had experienced in its violence-plagued history. Macron will head to the presidential palace later on Thursday for meetings with “all political actors”, including Prime Minister Hassan Diab. He will also meet with members of different political factions and civil society before giving a press conference.
Lebanon's prime minister asks US, France to intervene to prevent the situation from escalating into a full-fledged war. - https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/israeli-army-fires-lebanon-hezbollah-missile-attack-190901134806880.html