What’s So Dangerous About Dividing Jerusalem?
With attention focused on the intensifying unrest in the traditionally undemocratic Arab countries across the Middle East and North Africa, let us not think for a moment that Israel is no longer under pressure. The short-term view is misleading; the long term - the one that counts - indicates that the rise of Islamic forces is likely to mean a more concentrated focus against Israel in general, and against a Jewish Jerusalem in particular.
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."
Things Are Happening On The Mount Of Olives
In a city of Jewish symbols, the Mount of Olives is perhaps the most symbolic of all: With a theatrical view of the Temple Mount and the Old City, it was the last stop for the Divine Spirit before the destruction of the First Beit HaMikdash and will be its first stop when Mashiach arrives.
The Next Battleground: The Eastern Wall
Begging his or her pardon in advance, the reader is asked to imagine a Muslim cemetery alongside the Western Wall. Horrific? Inconceivable? Yet this is precisely what is happening before the very eyes of the police and Jerusalem municipal authorities just across the Temple Mount, at its Eastern Wall.
More Arabs In Hebrew U – Good Or Bad?
So, yes, Yerushalayim is becoming a more "open" city, but that means we need to significantly increase and expand the Jewish presence in it. Only a strong Jewish majority will ensure and secure Jerusalem for generations to come and enable us to continue to advance toward the Jerusalem envisioned by our prophets
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
Jerusalem, Washington, And The Iranian Question
The Jewish people have had bitter experience in recent decades with enemies who repeatedly vow to destroy them. Despite this, here are some of the arguments being presented as to why Israel should not attack Iran:
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
Muslims Care About Jerusalem When It Suits Them
Aliyah to Jerusalem must continue and increase, all efforts to Islamicize Jerusalem must be firmly rebuffed, and Israel must assert its sovereignty throughout united Jerusalem in every way.
Herzog Would Divide The City
A unified Jerusalem's most threatened by a leading Prime Minister candidate: Labor's Yitzchak Herzog
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.
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?
Shifting Sands Of Temple Mount ‘Status Quo’
Rav Goren: "At the request of the Jews, Omar built the Dome of the Rock as a Jewish house of prayer"
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.
Top Ten Reasons Why Jerusalem Must Remain Israeli – And Undivided
It is true that support for Israel is very high among American voters. In fact, a poll of earlier this month showed that 56 percent of voters say they support Israel, compared to 10 percent who say they support the PA.
Al Jazeera Says No To Iranian ‘Liberation’ Of Jerusalem
In June 2015, a survey carried out by the PA-based Palestinian Center for Public Opinion found that 52 percent of Arabs living in eastern Jerusalem said they would prefer to be citizens of Israel. Note that this counts only those who weren’t afraid to reply to the pollster.
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.
Helping Romney Support Jewish Jerusalem
In the heat of the American election campaign, it's fascinating to note the large part being played by Israel's capital, Jerusalem – at least in the Mitt Romney campaign.
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?
Kerry, UN Bias, and a Hamas Cell
Israel, for its part, knows that developing E-1 is critical for its own existence.
Celebrating Jerusalem’s Liberation And Unification
48 years ago this week the IDF with heroism & Divine providence liberated our holy capital Jerusalem
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.
Interpreting the Signs in Northern Jerusalem
Amid an intense Israeli election campaign in which "keeping Jerusalem united" figured prominent as a key issue, the question continues to crop up: Is Jerusalem already being divided?
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."
Faith Rewarded – Are We Taking Advantage?
Considering the news, it's not for nothing the Midrash calls Jerusalem the world's umbilical center
49 Years Of A United Jerusalem: Joy, Amazement – And Concern
It was during these very days in 1967 that the IDF, with great heroism and Divine providence, liberated Jerusalem–unifying the city under Jewish sovereignty for the first time in 19 centuries.
What Will Happen To Jerusalem Under The Deal?
Are these Arab neighborhoods in East Jerusalem to b e given over to the Palestinians as part of the Trump Plan technically part of Jerusalem? The answer depends on how one looks at Jerusalem's complex and often fluctuating borders. The many changes in the city's borders over the past century have left several neighborhoods in a state of uncertainty.
How To Keep Jerusalem United And Jewish
All Zionist parties must demonstrate that a united Jewish Yerushalayim is an absolute imperative
The Elephant And The Sand Castle
The Arab world is simply not built to accept the existence of Israel in its midst.
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?