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Hebrew U Researchers Unveil Long-Lost Human Relative

The researchers came to these conclusions after three years of intense work studying DNA methylation maps.

Rivlin Begins Process of Choosing Next Prime Minister on Sunday

The president plans to hold meetings with each of the parties who received enough votes to enter the Knesset to hear their recommendations on the matter.

Knife Carrying Arab Woman Killed at Eastern Jerusalem Checkpoint

"A woman with gunshot wounds was evacuated to the emergency room this morning, where doctors determined her death."

Israeli Voter Turnout Higher This Time Around

At 6 pm, 53.5 percent of eligible voters had already cast their ballots – 1.5 percent more than in the previous election.

Hebrew U Hosting Conference on Harvesting Gene-Editing Technology to Feed Future Generations

New gene-editing technology circumvents natural selection to create new crops to feed growing populations and provide food security for future generations.

AP: Israeli Homes Surging in Eastern Jerusalem

The AP cites Hagit Ofran, head of the Peace Now Settlement Monitoring Team who complained that “when you build illegally ... there’s always a chance your house will be demolished.”

Mayor Lion: Jerusalem to See 40,000 New Apartments by 2030

Lion cited an increase in urban renewal plans and high land values as important signs of healthy growth in the capital.

Stone-Throwing Muslims Attack Visitors to Archaeological Garden after Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Stone-throwing is one of the preferred methods of attack by rioting Arab mobs, especially at the Temple Mount.

West Nile Virus-Infected Mosquitoes Detected in Jerusalem

The Health Ministry called on the Jerusalem municipality to take immediate action to prevent the disease from spreading.

Massive Fire on Mount of Olives

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Honduran President Upgrades Country’s Diplomatic Presence in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez considers the move as “recognition of the city as Israel’s capital.”

Gush Etzion Terror Ramming Victim Discharged from Hospital

Noam will continue rehabilitation treatment on an outpatient basis at Hadassah's Mt. Scopus Medical Center campus in Jerusalem.

Pompeo: ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ on US Passports is ‘Actively Being Looked At’

Despite the United States recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December 2017 and relocating its embassy from Tel Aviv months later, Americans born in Jerusalem are still unable to list “Jerusalem, Israel” on U.S. passports.

Nauru Island Becomes Tiniest Nation to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Nauru has only a handful of embassies in the world, but the Foreign Ministry considers that the tiny island country would open an embassy in Israel in the future, guess where.

Police Arrest Suspect Who Threatened to Murder Terrorist’s Killer

"The time has come to treat the Temple Mount like any other sovereign place in Israel and crack down on the Arab-Islamist social networks that frequently incite violence against policemen and Jewish worshipers."

Survey: Kfar Saba (96%), Tel Aviv (91%) Have Happiest Residents

In Jerusalem, only 37% are satisfied with cleanliness (46% of Jews and 21% of Arabs).

Knesset Building Expansion Plan Approved

The plans maintain the visibility of the original structure, its “architecturally unique” building and its “national and historical importance.”
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Old City Policeman Released from Hospital

The policeman had been stabbed by two teenage Muslim terrorists.

WATCH: Terrorist Stabbing Attack Near Temple Mount in Jerusalem

The incident reportedly took place near the Chain Gate entrance to the Old City. One terrorist was killed and the second was wounded by security personnel.
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3rd Suspect Arrested for Attempted Lynch of Israeli Motorist on Way to Kotel on...

A policeman in a nearby car saw the attack, exited his car and fired in the air, thus extracting the motorist from a potential lynching.

Jews Attacked by Arabs in Jerusalem on Tisha B’Av

At least five vehicles were damaged in attacks by Jerusalem Arabs hurling stones between the start of Tisha B'Av.

Hundreds Join Annual Tisha B’Av Walk Around Walls of Old City of Jerusalem

Hundreds joined in the march to unite for the State of Israel's sovereignty over the Land of Israel.

New Municipal Plan to Enable Thousands of New Arab Homes in Eastern Jerusalem

Councilman Elad Malka pointed out that about half of the population of Ras al-Amud is under 15, so that offering future housing solutions there is a vital concern.
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Temple Institute Video Urges Jews to Wake Up and Smell the Incense

The video is the seventh in a series which began with "The Children are Ready," which received more than a million views.

Third Highway to Cut Drive Time from South to Jerusalem

Highway 39 was designed as part of the planned infrastructure, and will run in a tunnel under Britannia Park in the Judaean lowland.

Court Rejects Arab NGO’s Request to Restrain Zionist Watchdog

"These circumstances do not justify granting a restraining order," wrote judge Michal Sharvit.

Wildfire Rages Through Carmila Forest near Beit Shemesh

Fifteen fire and rescue teams from Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh and surrounding stations coordinated operations to fight the blaze.

For his 140th Birthday Hebrew U Sends Einstein to China

The collection, curated by Avi Muller, will be open to the public for three months in Jerusalem before shipping to Beijing.

Grand New Entrance to Jerusalem will Transform the Historic Skyline

Archaeological discoveries are often made during foundation digging in the ancient city of Jerusalem and around Israel.

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