128 countries reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem

December 22, 2017 by  
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128 members voted in the United Nations general assembly to reject Donald Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ignoring American threats to remember those voted against Washington. Read more

Palestinians bringing Jerusalem measure vetoed by US to UN General Assembly

December 21, 2017 by  
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Following Monday’s U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution that called for the withdrawal of President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinians will initiate a vote on the same measure in the U.N. General Assembly today [Friday AEDT/NZDT]. Read more

The conflict over Jerusalem is ALL Obama’s was fault

December 21, 2017 by  
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The US acted properly in vetoing a misguided Security Council resolution designed to undo President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital…writes Alan Dershowitz. Read more

The Turnbulls visit Yad Vashem

November 2, 2017 by  
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Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy have visited Yad Vashem World Holocaust Centre in Jerusalem and reiterates “as we stand with Israel and the Jewish People”. Read more

New portions of Western Wall and Roman theatre unveiled in Jerusalem

October 17, 2017 by  
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The Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) has announced large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of the Western Wall unseen for 1,700 years, as well as an ancient Roman theatre. Read more

WJC cautiously optimistic on UN postponement

October 14, 2017 by  
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President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder said he is “cautiously optimistic” regarding UNESCO’s postponement of resolutions dealing with Israel and, in particular, Jerusalem. Read more

Jerusalem mayor cancels San Francisco uni lecture

April 9, 2017 by  
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Jerusalem’s mayor Nir Barkat has cancelled his lecture scheduled on Friday at San Francisco State University citing the double standard of protecting the rights of anti-Israel demonstrators and denying debate. Read more

Palestine – Netanyahu sends clear message to Trump, Putin, May and UN

March 16, 2017 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu has had a busy week meeting with UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson in Jerusalem, President Vladimir Putin in Moscow and then back to Jerusalem for a five-hour meeting with President Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations – Jason Greenblatt…writes David Singer. Read more

“Jewish People have no connection to the Western Wall” – UNESCO

October 14, 2016 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a UNESCO decision claiming the Jewish People have no connection to the Temple Mount or the Western Wall. Read more

Landmark Zion Square to become a centre of tolerance

February 27, 2016 by  
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The historic Zion Square, in the heart of downtown Jerusalem, the site of dozens of protests and demonstrations, will soon become a square of tolerance and mutual respect in the spirit of the late Shira Banki, who was murdered at a Gay Pride parade last year. Read more

7,000-yr-old settlement found in Jerusalem

February 21, 2016 by  
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The remains of an ancient settlement from the Chalcolithic period approximately 7,000 years ago were unearthed in north Jerusalem during archaeological excavations on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to the laying of a road in the Shuʻfat neighborhood. Read more

Ancient royal seal unearthed in Jerusalem

December 6, 2015 by  
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The Ophel excavations at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount have unearthed an impression of the royal seal of King Hezekiah (727–698 BCE). Read more

Pilgrims’ Progress

October 2, 2015 by  
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We are in the midst of Succoth commonly known in English as the Feast of Tabernacles…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Mounting malevolence

September 18, 2015 by  
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In my pre Rosh Hashanah op-ed, I explained why there was no chance of genuine peace breaking out in the year ahead…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Politicians: Get your act together…writes Isi Leibler

May 27, 2015 by  
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Every time we feel that our dysfunctional political system and its political leaders have descended to an all-time low, we wake up the next morning to learn of additional shenanigans and irresponsible behavior by those we elected to represent us. Read more

Jerusalem: not just an idea

May 20, 2015 by  
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With another Jerusalem Day (May 17) passing us by, we are once again witnesses to the usual platitudes from our leaders…writes Danny Danon/JNS.org. Read more

Anti-virus Conference

May 18, 2015 by  
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Officially billed as the 5th. Global Forum for combating Anti-Semitism this gathering of delegates from most parts of the globe took place last week in Jerusalem…Michael Kuttner reports. Read more

Yom Hashoah at Yad Vashem

April 16, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin spoke at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Yom Hashoah. Read more

Yehuda Avner: Isi Leibler remembers

March 26, 2015 by  
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When Yehuda Avner passed away this week, aged 86, Israel lost a noble citizen whose entire life was devoted to serving the Jewish state and the Jewish people. Read more

Israel: diplomatic peace with NZ

February 25, 2015 by  
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New Zealand has settled its differences with Israel through the appointment of Jim McLay, a special envoy to the Palestinian Authority. Read more

A president at play

February 22, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has taken time out from his presidential duties to enjoy the winter wonderland of Jerusalem… Read more

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Yad Vashem on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28, 2015 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spoke at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem at yesterday’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration. Read more

International conference on violence and abuse

December 17, 2014 by  
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Board members of The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence, Inc represented Australia at the recent International Conference on “The Jewish Community Confronts Violence and Abuse” held in Jerusalem. Read more

Moriah in Jerusalem

December 9, 2014 by  
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A very exciting Moriah College reunion has taken place in Jerusalem’s Beth Shmuel Theatre. Read more

Coping with barbaric, religiously inspired terrorism

November 28, 2014 by  
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The horror that engulfed the entire nation of Israel in the wake of the barbaric murder of Jews engaged in prayer in a Jerusalem synagogue remains palpable…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

In the Senate – Har Nof

November 26, 2014 by  
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Western Australia Senator Joe Bullock has addressed the Senate in the Australian Federal parliament analysing the aftermath of the Kehilat Bnei Torah Synagogue massacre in Jerusalem. Read more

The faces of grief

November 20, 2014 by  
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Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin spoke at the funeral of Sergeant-Major Zida Saif who lost his life fighting the terrorists responsible for the Har Nof synagogue massacre. Read more

Jerusalem Synagogue attack: Australia/NZ speak

November 19, 2014 by  
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Australian Jewish community identities have spoken out against the horrific massacre at the Har Nof synagogue in West Jerusalem…and a statement from Prime Minister Tony Abbott

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Another car killing attack in Jerusalem

November 6, 2014 by  
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A terrorist car attack in Jerusalem has killed one and injured nine. Read more

Talking about Jerusalem

November 6, 2014 by  
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Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Ron Proser addressed the U.N. Security Council during its emergency session on Jerusalem… Read more

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