Jerusalem: Israeli bus driver injured in firebombing attack

January 4, 2022 by  
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An Israeli bus driver was injured in a terror attack in Jerusalem last night when an Arab terrorist threw a firebomb at the bus he was driving near Har Hazofim. Read more

First temple Jerusalem elite suffered poor sanitary conditions and infectious disease

January 4, 2022 by  
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A new study by Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority has exposed the remains of 2,700-year-old intestinal worm eggs below the stone toilet of a magnificent private estate. Read more

Christian leaders play anti-Israel political games in Jerusalem

December 27, 2021 by  
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The Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem (Christian Leaders) request for urgent dialogue with “Israel, Palestine and Jordan” on protecting the Christian community in Jerusalem and the integrity of the Christian Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem – is an anti-Israel political ploy that should be rejected by Israel. Read more

The U.S. is not reopening its Jerusalem consulate

December 17, 2021 by  
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Israeli officials have celebrated the news that the US will not be reopening its Jerusalem consulate for the purpose of strengthening its relations with the Palestinian Authority (PA). Read more

US messages to Ramallah: ‘Economic Dialogue – Yes, Diplomatic Contacts – No’

December 16, 2021 by  
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The Biden administration has postponed the move to open a US consulate in Jerusalem, the newspaper Al-Quds reported, stating that this development is a result of pressure exerted by Israeli elements and the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC on the Biden administration. Read more

EU accuses Israeli forces of ‘extrajudicial killings’ after shooting of terrorist

December 9, 2021 by  
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The European Union’s Representatives to the Palestinian Authority (PA) have accused Israeli security forces of “extrajudicial killings” following a terrorist attack in Jerusalem on Saturday in which Israeli forces shot dead a terrorist during a stabbing attack. Read more

Three Arabs arrested for theft of ancient archeological artefacts

December 9, 2021 by  
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Israeli police have arrested three Arab suspects in the heart of Jerusalem with dozens of archeological items in their vehicle, some of them from the period of the Bar-Kochba revolt in 130 CE. Read more

‘With our heads held high’: Israelis who walk through the Damascus Gate, despite terrorism

December 7, 2021 by  
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Sha’ar Shechem, the Damascus Gate, is one of the main entrances to Jerusalem’s Old City, and probably the most dangerous one. Read more

Jerusalem: Terrorist shoots and kills 1 Israeli, wounds 3 in Old City

November 21, 2021 by  
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An Arab terrorist shot and murdered an Israeli man in his 30s and wounded three others at one of the entrances to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning. Read more

PA formulating massive aid package for eastern Jerusalem

November 17, 2021 by  
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The Palestinian Authority (PA) government announced during its weekly meeting a series of assistance programs for eastern Jerusalem in education, housing, security, energy, and infrastructure development. Read more

US, Israel remain at loggerheads over consulate to Palestinians in downtown Jerusalem

November 11, 2021 by  
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Israel and the United States remain at an impasse about American plans to reopen the U.S. consulate on Agron Road in downtown Jerusalem that was closed under former President Donald Trump. Read more

Sheikh Jarrah family agrees to return home to Jewish owners

November 11, 2021 by  
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With an Israeli High Court decision in the Sheikh Jarrah-Shimon HaTzadik eviction dispute still pending, another Arab family living in the eastern Jerusalem neighbourhood has reached an agreement with the Jewish owners of its home to hand over the property. Read more

Biden backs UN racist plan to exclude Jews from East Jerusalem

October 25, 2021 by  
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Israel has a real fight on its hands in resisting President Biden’s push to re-open the US consulate in Jerusalem. Read more

Angela Merkel visits Yad Vashem

October 11, 2021 by  
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Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited Yad Vashem for the sixth and final time as leader of Germany.

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Decision to allow silent prayer on Temple Mount overturned

October 10, 2021 by  
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The Jerusalem District Court accepted on Friday the State’s appeal on the decision by the Magistrate’s Court to allow “silent prayers” for Jews on the Temple Mount. Read more

2,700 First Temple era private toilet discovered in Jerusalem

October 6, 2021 by  
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Israeli archaeologists excavating a First Temple-era royal mansion in Armon Hanatziv in Jerusalem have discovered a 2,700-year-old private toilet, testifying to the complex’s luxurious settings. Read more

IDF deploys Super Hercules plane to fight fires

August 18, 2021 by  
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For the first time in Israel’s history, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) deployed a “Shimshon” C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to fight fires. Read more

PM Bennett visits Israel police and fire and rescue service forward command centre, Defense Minister tries to lease more planes to fight Jerusalem forest fires

August 17, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has visited the Israel Police and Fire and Rescue Service forward command centre, near the wildfire in the Jerusalem Hills. Read more

Fire Commissioner: worst blaze in Jerusalem area caused by Man

August 16, 2021 by  
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The worst blaze to wreak havoc on the forests surrounding Jerusalem in decades was caused by man, firefighting investigators estimate. Read more

Video: Archaeological evidence of earthquake that occurred during Kingdom of Judah, mentioned in the bible – uncovered in Jerusalem

August 4, 2021 by  
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Archaeological excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the City of David National Park revealed a layer of destruction, including a row of shattered vessels that were smashed as the building’s walls collapsed, apparent evidence of an earthquake that occurred during the days of Uzziah, king of Judah, and that is mentioned in the Bible. Read more

VIDEO: Israelis ascend to the Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av – Muslims attempt to block them

July 19, 2021 by  
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Over 1,400 Jews ascended to the Temple Mount during the morning hours of Sunday during the Tisha B’Av, despite threats by Gaza-based terror organizations and despite attempts by Muslims at the holy site to block them. Read more

Jerusalem wall built in the Stone Age exposed

July 14, 2021 by  
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Archaeological excavations in the City of David National Park have uncovered the remains of the city wall, built during the Iron Age – the days of the First Temple in the Kingdom of Judah, to protect Jerusalem from the east. Read more

US Congress approves budget for reopening of Consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem

July 9, 2021 by  
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The US Congress’ Budget Committee approved the budget for the implementation of the Biden administration’s plan to reopen the US Consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem. Read more

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Former Ambassador David Friedman: ‘Trump administration would have given Israel free reign to defend itself’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was dispatched to Israel by U.S. President Joe Biden this week in the direct aftermath of an acute conflagration highlighted by 11 days of indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas on Israeli population centres and pinpoint Israeli airstrikes on Hamas installations in Gaza in retaliation. Read more

Arab riots challenge private Jewish ownership rights in Jerusalem

May 10, 2021 by  
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Tension between Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem has reached boiling point as Arab riots erupt threatening the postponement of Court-ordered evictions of Arab squatters from Jewish-owned houses in the area known as Sheikh Jarrah. Read more

Jerusalem police arrest 5 Arab rioters in Sheikh Jarrah

May 6, 2021 by  
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Jerusalem’s police arrested three Arabs in the city on Wednesday night during violent riots in the Shimon Hatzadik neighbourhood, also known as Sheikh Jarrah. Read more

Ahead of 54th Jerusalem Day, capital’s population nears 1 million

May 6, 2021 by  
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In the runup to Jerusalem Day, which this year falls on May 9, the city continues to be Israel’s largest, with a population nearing 1 million, according to a study by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research…writes Yori Yalon. Read more

Hamas: Jerusalem Day will be turning point in fight against Israel

April 27, 2021 by  
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The 28th day of the Muslim month of Ramadan, on May 9, will be the turning point in the “great battle against the Judaization and control of Jerusalem, and the attempt to divide the use of the Al-Aqsa Mosque,” Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal threatened. Read more

Jerusalem reborn

July 31, 2020 by  
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The Jerusalem I first came to in 1958 was a very different and much smaller town than the Jerusalem of nearly one million it is today. Read more

Ahead of Jerusalem Day: capital experiences unprecedented growth

May 19, 2020 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin received yesterday the 2020 Statistical Yearbook of the Jerusalem Institute for Public Policy (JIPP), which sheds light on the city’s makeup and growth. Read more

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