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Jerusalem, City Of Headlines

A modern-day record for the number of Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount was set this week on Jerusalem Day – 2,046 Jews! Among them were many who sang and danced, "May G-d rebuild His House soon!" a healthy expression of the Jewish People singing its joy at returning to its land and city.

Trump, King Darius, And Jerusalem

President Trump has not yet given his "permission" to build the Third Temple, but he seems to have gone a fair ways towards taking his place in Jewish history.

Protecting Jerusalem From Within

The Greek Orthodox Church found another way to circumvent its own rules against selling the land. In 2011, it sold the future leasing rights on most of its Jerusalem holdings to a private group of Jewish investors. It is the uncertainty of the future that creates unease

Jerusalem’s Airplane Hill: Construction Flight Aborted

The monster called "American and European pressure" showed up – and shot down the Givat HaMatos building project, once again. Why is the large Givat HaMatos housing project so significant and important?

Let’s Just Get This Done!

What better time than now to make a proud, pro-Israel and anti-terrorism decision to move the Embassy to Jerusalem?

The Greater Jerusalem Law Saga

The objective of the Greater Jerusalem Law was to bolster the weakening demographic status of Israel's capital city and to "restore Jerusalem as the symbol and heart of the Jewish nation."

Sukkot Brings Out International Love For Israel

The contrast with the increasing manifestations of international anti-Semitism is stark, and raises the question: What is the source of this incredible and effusive love for Israel from so many different stripes of people?

Fighting Incitement, Aiding Integration In Jerusalem

School is back in session and with it is a new initiative to fight anti-Israel lessons in textbooks used by Palestinian schoolchildren

From Kidnapped Yemenite Children To Renewed Yemenite Village In Jerusalem

Arabs claim Silwan as a historically Palestinian Arab neighborhood, yet it was practically empty when the first Yemenite Jews arrived in the 1880s; the Turks and British themselves recognized it as a Jewish neighborhood.

Haaretz’s Tempest In A Teapot Over Jerusalem Bill

With no one there to stop them, or to intimidate the Israeli police into stopping them, visiting Jews were able – within reason – to offer up prayers this week on the Temple Mount for the first time in many centuries.

Does Netanyahu Want To Keep Jerusalem United?

As Minister Bennett explained, "The bill is a way to prevent a future situation in which a temporary majority such as existed under Olmert or Barak would bring about the division of Jerusalem, the heart of the Jewish Nation." Is this threat not reason enough to support the bill?

What Rabbi Benny Elon Did For Jerusalem

Recollections and reminiscences of Rav Benny Elon, (ZT"l)

Jerusalem Fifty Years Later

We, today's Jewish people, in two weeks, will be privileged to share in an historic milestone: The 50th anniversary of the liberation and reunification of Yerushalayim under Israeli sovereignty.

Jerusalem: The Place To Raise Families

The "survey says..." Young people want to stay in Jerusalem. Will the government and municpality make that possible?

Revving Up For United Jerusalem’s 50th Anniversary

"The Jewish nation's bonds to Jerusalem are perhaps the deepest there have ever been in history between a people and a city."

Conference Speakers Take Pages From KeepJerusalem Plan

KeepJerusalem's plan for Jerusalem includes preserving a united Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty, turning it into Israel's leading metropolis, and strengthening its status as capital of Israel

Moving the Embassy: Just A Start

Assuming Trump will not be intimidated and indeed move the embassy to Yerushalayim, will the presence of the U.S. embassy in Yerushalayim ensure the city's future as Jewish and Israeli?

Radical Groups Still Stuck In Two-State Solution Mode

It is not an Arab housing crisis that is prompting this spree of illegal Palestinian construction. Rather, the goal is political: to show the world that Jerusalem is an Arab, and not a Jewish, city.

Jerusalem: Building Galore

Though no one can be sure how a President Trump will react to any given situation, "it is generally understood that whatever we don't do in the coming two months might not be able to be done later."

The UNESCO Problem: What Can Be Done?

Why do the Jewish ties to Jerusalem, Hebron and Nablus (Shechem), all 3 duly purchased, draw the most vociferous objections? Because the enemy knows our holy sites are the key to the entire struggle

Expanding The Holy City’s Reach

Philanthropist and Israel lover Kevin Bermeister: "We are in a generation that can turn Jerusalem into a city of the world, our goal is to preserve Jerusalem as Jewish, united, and large."

Czechs Restore Jerusalem As Jewish Capital

Stunningly, power exerted by the hate-filled propaganda of the Palestinian Authority easily overcame simple historic truths and traditional ties of friendship between Israel and other countries.

Jerusalem Spreads Slowly To The East

Historically, and in 1967, when the Old City and environs were liberated, the same trend continued: new neighborhoods to the west, north, and south. What of the east? Today, we go East!

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