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PA Military Liaison Officer Arrested After Criticizing Abbas for Attending Peres Funeral

A Palestinian Authority PR officer was arrested after publicly chastising leader Mahmoud Abbas for attending the Peres funeral.

White House Corrects Obama’s Eulogy Transcript, Deletes Israel

The White House corrected the transcript of Pres. Barack Obama's eulogy, showing Jerusalem in Israel.

FULL TEXT: US President Barack Obama’s Eulogy for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres, z’l...

"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."

Eulogies by Shimon Peres’ Three Children

I remember him at the table of a French restaurant, when he whispered in my ear, it’s tastes good, but nothing compares to your mother’s salad. To him, Israel’s cucumbers and tomatoes were the finest of delicacies.

President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

Your eyes saw far ahead, while your feet covered great distances on the landscape of Jewish and Zionist history.

US Flags Fly at Half-Staff Worldwide for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

US President Barack Obama ordered all American flags flown at half-staff worldwide on the day Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, is laid to rest.

NY Gov. Cuomo, NJ Gov. Christie Cancel Trip to Peres Funeral Due to Deadly...

NY Gov. Cuomo and NJ Gov. Christie both remained Stateside to serve their living constituents after a deadly train crash, rather than go to Israel for the Peres funeral.

Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.

Mahmoud Abbas, Leader of Palestinian Authority, to Attend Peres Funeral in Jerusalem

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas submits a request to attend the funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres.

Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor...

The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.

Updated Ceremony and Traffic Details for Funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

Main roads will be closed. The public will be able to pay their respects before the coffin at the Knesset on Thursday from 9 Am - 9 PM (or as necessary).

Yad Vashem Mourns Passing of Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.

Shin Bet Releases Peres Documents, Photos; Police Reveal Security Plans

Thousands of police are being deployed in Jerusalem as tens of thousands arrive for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

EU Urges Israel: ‘Advance Peres’ Vision for 2-State Solution’

The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.

Facing Lawmakers in Ukraine: Rivlin Warns ‘We Must Recognize Anti-Semitism’

Pres. Reuven Rivlin told Ukraine lawmakers that no interest will ever supersede the importance of recognizing anti-Semitism for what it is.

Jerusalem Light Rail Attacked in Shuafat

The windshield of the lead car on the Jerusalem Light Rail was damaged in a stoning attack.

Wine Industry’s ‘Wine Spectator’ Praises Israel’s Wines

The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.

Jerusalem Mayor Awards Pollard Gold Pin in NY Chance Meeting

Barkat told the Pollards, "Since Jonathan is not allowed to go to Jerusalem, the eternal city of the Jewish people will come to him in New York or anywhere else in the world."

Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.

OECD Global Education Industry Summit Kicks Off in Jerusalem

For the first time ever, Israel is hosting the OECD Global Education Industry Summit.

‘Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Met [video]

A kind of Jerusalem fever gripped much of the world from about 1000 to 1400. Across three continents, thousands made their way to the Holy City—from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions alike.

Conference Debating Bringing Holocaust Images to Life [video]

In today's digital age, such film footage is particularly compelling and stirring, granting us a glimpse into a living memory of a world that was – and is no longer.

Jewish Minor Detained by Jerusalem Police on Suspicion of Prayer

Honenu attorney Rehavia Piltz is providing legal representation to the minor.

Project to Build Visual Memory of Places & People Before, During the Holocaust

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure project convened 30 historians and researchers at Yad Vashem to provide tools to improve access to Holocaust documentation.

Rivlin to Travel to Ukraine for 75th Babi Yar Commemoration

Pres. Rivlin heads to Ukraine for the 75th commemoration of the Babi Yar Massacre.

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