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If Not Now, When?

How many illegal Arab structures are there in the city? Why are they not being destroyed?

Dovish Professor Demands Jewish Prayer Rights On Temple Mount

"This arbitrary ban is an ugly stain on our democracy, and it also undermines the rule of law."

Arab Mother: ‘Death For Jerusalem Is Natural For Us’

Arab mother: "Life is zero, life is worthless. That is why we have all the suicide bombers;"

BDS Boomerang: Jerusalem Sets Tone For Expo 2015

Jerusalem: The historic and spiritual capital of the State of Israel and the Jewish people.

A Tale Of Two Countries: America And Australia

It is critical to note the solid legal basis for the position that no part of Jerusalem is actually "occupied."

Jerusalem’s Birthday Brings Out City’s Best

Jerusalem: extraordinary financial and building growth and satisfaction by both Jewish and Arab residents.

Jerusalem Continues To Set Records

Arab attacks on Jews must be stopped and Jewish construction in Jerusalem must proceed without hindrance.

The Elephant And The Sand Castle

The Arab world is simply not built to accept the existence of Israel in its midst.

An Idea Whose Time Has Passed

Under the plan, a person who was not a citizen of either the Jewish or Arab state was to be appointed governor to administer Jerusalem and to conduct external affairs...

Jerusalem’s Neve Yaakov: 90-Year-Old ‘Settlement’

Is it not ironic that the renewal of a decades-old Jewish town is considered an "illegal settlement" on "occupied territory"?

Holy Sites on the Chopping Block?

Much has been written about President Shimon Peres's promises to grant the Vatican official status in Jerusalem and control over its holy sites.

Mr. Kerry, Dig for the Truth!

One of the claims made by pro-Arab interests on Jerusalem is against archaeological findings.

New Strategic National Park in Eastern Jerusalem

National park status is, unfortunately, not an ironclad guarantee against Arab encroachment.

Temple Mount: Police at Breaking Point

While the Temple Mount evokes such strong Muslim emotions, it is no longer clear that it does the same for most Jews.

Post-Election Construction: Will It Happen?

Gilo, Har Homa and Ramat Shlomo – among the Jerusalem neighborhoods liberated from Jordanian control during the Six-Day War – are scheduled to gain hundreds of apartments.

The Never-Ending Struggle for Jerusalem

What exactly does MK Hanegbi mean when he says "no division of Jerusalem?"

Mayor’s Election Promo Omits United Jerusalem

While Lyon is backed by the haredi parties, Barkat has been endorsed by leading religious-Zionist rabbis.

PA Aghast at Israeli Maps with Jerusalem as Capital

The Israeli curriculum is also offensive, according to Ma'an, because it actually dares to refer to Israel as a bastion of human rights and democracy.

Peace Talks: One Word Explains All

If peace talks are such a good thing, why is there so much pessimism regarding the chances of success for the Israel-PA talks? This is not a rhetorical question; it has a very concrete, specific, one-word answer: Incitement.

Release of Murderers Leads To Important Consolation Prize

Yes, Israel made a sickening decision to release high-profile terrorist murderers in exchange for the PA's consent to sit at a table and insist that Israel's generous concessions do not suffice. However, it seems to have come together with a consolation prize of sorts: The announcement by Housing Minister Uri Ariel of tenders for the construction of nearly 400 new housing units in Judea and Samaria, and another close to 800 in three of Jerusalem's post-'67 neighborhoods.

The name of the diplomatic game over the past few weeks seems to have been "Bear Down on Israel." The pressure has come in many forms:

Dividing Jerusalem: Simply Dangerous

How many times does PA chieftain Mahmoud Abbas have to repeat that the Israelis are planning to rebuild the Holy Temple atop the most volatile spot in the world before the world begins to accept it as true?

Ancient Temple Site: Center Of Prayers And Incitement

What could be more natural for a column dealing with Jerusalem than to pay special interest to the Temple Mount, the site of the Beit HaMikdash and the very center of the world? Especially given the distinct impression that throughout Israel, interest in this holiest spot has been swelling notably?

The Housing Freeze: What Netanyahu Should Tell Kerry

When we talk about developing Jerusalem and ensuring that it remains united under Jewish sovereignty, what could be more critical than actually building Jewish housing? Yet it is an open secret that the Netanyahu government has been waging a long-running general construction freeze in the Jewish areas of Judea and Samaria (Yesha), as well as in the liberated areas of Yerushalayim.

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