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Netanyahu: ‘According to UN, Maccabees Did Not Liberate Jerusalem, They Occupied Palestinian Territory’

PM Netanyahu says with sarcasm that according to the United Nations, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, but rather "occupied Palestinian territory."

Israelis Stepping Up on Behalf of Syria

People formed a human chain in Tel Aviv from the US Embassy to the Russian Embassy to call for an end to slaughter in Syria.

Growing Resistance to Evacuating Jews From Their Homes

There is growing resistant from IDF soldiers who don't want to be ordered to take Jews from their homes in Amona.

Netanyahu Reminds Amona in Letter: Israel is a Nation That Lives by the Rule...

PM Netanyahu urges the residents of Amona and those who stand with them not to turn violent at the evacuation. He urged parents not to involve young children or teens.

Haifa’s Arab Food Festival Brings Jewish and Arab Chefs Together

Jewish and Arab master chefs are combining their skills in Haifa to create culinary heaven at a unique festival.

‘Peace Index’ Survey Reveals 48% of Israeli Jews Believe Left ‘Disloyal’

A whopping 80.5% of the Jewish public agree with the recent statement by Ambassador Ron Dermer that “Israel has no doubt that President-elect Trump is a true friend of Israel.”

Celebration, Challenges as Ethiopian Community Celebrates Sigd Festival

Thousands of Israeli Ethiopians marked the Day of Sigd in Jerusalem this week. It's an echo of the First Temple era.

Ethiopian Israelis Joyously Celebrate Sigd Day in Jerusalem

Israeli Ethiopian immigrants of all ages joyously celebrate their presence in ancient, holy Jerusalem on Sigd Day.

Torah Scroll Torched in Jerusalem’s Har Nof Neighborhood

Firefighters called overnight to a mostly hareidi-religious neighborhood in Jerusalem found a burnt Torah scroll.

25,000 Pray in Hebron on ‘Shabbat Chayei Sarah’

Prayers by thousands of Jews at the Cave of the Patriarchs were peaceful, heartfelt and filled with hope.

Appointment of IDF Chief Rabbi Delayed by Court

The rabbi's appointment as IDF chief rabbi is being held up by secularists angry at remarks he says they misunderstood.

For Americans in Israel Who Didn’t Receive an Absentee Ballot…

Are you among those who haven't received your absentee ballot for the US presidential elections?

Anti-Porn Censorship Bill Passes Unanimously in Ministerial Committee

The internet pornography censorship bill passed unanimously and now goes to the Knesset.

Headstone Unveiling Held in Jerusalem for Late Pres. Shimon Peres, z’l

The headstone of the late Pres. Shimon Peres, z'l, was unveiled in Jerusalem on Oct. 28, 2016.

In Lod, ‘Shema Yisrael’ to Blast Response to Islamic Muezzin

Israeli Jews and Arabs both live in the central city of Lod; now the prayers of both will be heard on public loudspeakers.

Thousands Show Solidarity With Israel in Annual Jerusalem March

Thousands of Christians from around the world showed their solidarity in the capital on the Festival of Sukkot in the annual Jerusalem March.

Pres. & First Lady Rivlin Welcome Thousands to The Sukkah

President Reuven Rivlin and his wife welcomed some 6,000 visitors to their sukkah in Jerusalem.

Holiday Blessing by the Kohanim From the Western Wall in Jerusalem [video]

Hundreds of Israeli police and Border Guard Police officers were among worshipers at the Blessing of the Kohanim.

Gush Etzion Holiday Traffic Slowed Down by Security

Arab terrorists tried -- but failed -- to kill Israeli and foreign motorists out celebrating the first intermediate day of Sukkot.

Mexico’s Ambassador to UNESCO Fired Over Infamous Jerusalem Resolution

Mexico's envoy to UNESCO is an envoy no longer because he refused to vote against history and Jerusalem.

Jewish Suspect Arrested for Hate Crime Against Jerusalem Synagogue in Katamon

A Jewish suspect has been arrested in the Yom Kippur hate crime against a synagogue in the Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem.

PM Netanyahu Seeks Delay From High Court on Amona Expulsion

After an ultimatum by Jewish Home party head Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu agreed to ask the High Court for a 6-month delay on the demolition of Amona.

Black Crosses Spray-Painted on Synagogue In Dark of Night on Yom Kippur

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in the heart of the holy city on the holiest day of the Jewish year.

Jewish Teen Detained By Israel Police, Allegedly Near Temple Mount

A Jewish teen was detained late Monday night, allegedly near the gate to the Temple Mount.

Public Pre-Yom Kippur ‘Kapparot’ Ceremonies Banned in 3 Israeli Cities

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