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Excitement Skyrockets at Opening Night of 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem

A record number of participants has made this year’s Games the biggest ever, with athletes from 80 nations around the world competing in the Jewish Olympics.

Report: Jerusalem Homeowners on Leased Greek Church Land Could Lose Everything

'Jordanian MPs are talking to the Church, and only those who actually live on the land remain in the dark.'

Foreign Ministry Calls UNESCO Vote on Jerusalem ‘Sad, Unnecessary, Pathetic’

“The decision is sad, unnecessary and pathetic... the resolution did not even achieve a majority of the votes.”

Netanyahu, Modi to Collaborate Against Terrorism

"PM Netanyahu and I agreed to do much more together to protect our strategic interests, and combat growing radicalization, including in cyberspace.”

20th Maccabiah Starts Thursday: 10,000 Athletes from 80 Countries, 150,000 Foreign Guests

The 20th Maccabiah will feature competitions in 40 different sports, including two new additions: lacrosse and bridge.

Border Guard Officers Celebrate Police Dog’s 10th Birthday

Ogi has assisted Israel Police's fight against terrorism and crime throughout the Jerusalem district.

Crowdfunding Campaign to Aid Policewoman Permanently Disabled in Terrorist Attack

This disabled hero cannot financially afford to go home from the hospital.

President Rivlin Underlines Need to Unite Four Tribes of Israel, Make Peace with Diaspora...

"We will not be able to escape from returning to the table, to responsibly and with consideration arrive at an understanding on... the Western Wall."

No Faux UNESCO ‘Heritage Committee’ Can Sever Our Bonds With Jerusalem

“Nothing is more disgraceful than UNESCO declaring the world’s only Jewish state the ‘occupier’ of the Western Wall and Jerusalem’s Old City."

Watch Netanyahu, Modi as Delegations Move Quickly on Day 1 of Historic Visit

The Danziger Farm named a variety of white chrysanthemum after Prime Minister Netanyahu and India's Prime Minister Modi.

Religious Zionist, US Orthodox Rabbis Support Cancellation of Western Wall ‘Deal’

"We must not submit to those who vocally and shrilly disrupt the unity of the Jewish people through threats and political coercion."

Jerusalem Targeted Again at UNESCO World Heritage Committee Meeting

Israel's report this to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee was duly noted, and then basically tossed aside.

Major Terrorist Attack Foiled on Jerusalem Outskirts by Border Guard Police

The driver refused to answer questions, and the license plates didn't match. At that point, Israeli security personnel began to search the vehicle.

Mayor Barkat and Ambassador Danon Give City of David Tour to UN Ambassadors

Two distinguished tour guides showed nine ambassadors to the UN the history of Jerusalem.

Britney Breaks the Wall

Britney Spears was mobbed by people during her visit to the Kotel.

Jerusalem Youth Peace Summit Opens with Interfaith Prayer

75 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim youth from around the world gathered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Sunday for a unique summit, answering Pope Francis' call to create a culture of encounter for peace.

Likud, Habayit Hayehudi, to Work on Compromise Bill to Forbid Splitting Jerusalem

Bennett noted that 'twice in the past 15 years we were a hair's breadth away from handing over the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, and three quarters of the Old City to the Palestinians, by [former Prime Ministers] Barak and Olmert.'

Family Attacks Israeli Police During Jerusalem Funeral for Arab Drowning Victim

Halfway through the funeral proceedings, Arab protesters suddenly raised their hands high with a Palestinian Authority flag.

Netanyahu to Suspend Ban on Temple Mount Visits by MKs

MK Rabbi Yehuda Glick, founder and years-long director of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation, has remained dedicated to bringing Jews to tour the sacred site.

Florida Real Estate Investor Waging Revenge War Over Western Wall

It's difficult to predict whether offended US Jews who discovered there's a limit to their political influence in their second-choice country will be able to keep up the turf war much longer.

A Thousand Demonstrators in Front of Netanyahu’s Residence over Kotel Dispute

Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.

Rivlin: Israel is State of All the Jewish People

"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."

UN Forum ‘Full of Incitement, Hate’ for Israel

“The time has come to put an end to this absurdity,” Danon said.

Tweet of the Week

This tweet by Eugene Kontorovich sums up the Kotel conflict in 140 letters or less.

Bennett Apologizes to American Jews Over Western Wall ‘Misinformation’

“The Jews of the U.S. are welcomed and loved. They are our brothers. But mistakes were made regarding timing and the way things were done."

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