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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.”

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.

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).

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.
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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.

Hebrew U. MRI Technique Can ‘See’ Molecular Changes in the Brain

This new technique provides biological readouts of brain tissue—the ability to see what’s going on on a molecular level, and to direct a course of treatment accordingly.
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Save Lives in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Border

When these brave civilians run towards the danger, the least we can do is ensure that they are equipped with the best life-saving gear in the world.

WATCH: Arab Violence Against Saudi Journalist on Temple Mount

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz are slated to meet Tuesday with the visiting members of the delegation of Arab journalists and bloggers.

Enormous Prehistoric Settlement Exposed in Roadwork near Jerusalem

In the past it was believed that the Judea area was empty the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age).

Magnificent Gold Jewelry Excavated in Mount Zion National Park

The efforts to plug the moat were successful, but the Muslims and the Jews set the siege tower on fire.

Greek Church Leased Petra Hotel to Jews in 1903, Sold It to Jews in...

From 1903 to 1931, the building was leased by Yerachmiel Amdursky, son of the owner of a kosher restaurant in Jerusalem, who named it the Amdursky Hotel.

Chilean President Causes Earthquake After All – On Temple Mount

Well, President Piñera did cause an earthquake, but not at the Kotel. He did it a few yards up, at the Temple Mount.

Ari Fuld Remembered on Jerusalem Day

Yom Yerushalayim, the day on which Israel celebrates the anniversary of the reunification of its capital during the 1967 Six Day War, was a very special day for Ari Fuld. He participated in the Jerusalem Day parade every year.

On Jerusalem Liberation Day Remember: We Gave Away Temple Mount to the Muslims

On Sunday morning, we expect Jews will not be allowed entry to the Temple Mount to celebrate the liberation of the Temple Mount.
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A Little Arson, A Little Praise for Jerusalem – The Terror Report

It is a day celebrated by Zionists who believe that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish state and people.

With 900,000 Residents, Jerusalem Sees Rise in Secular Population

The Jerusalem Jewish neighborhoods that were liberated in the Six Day War are no longer growing, the reason for the stagnation being the Netanyahu government freeze on construction.

Openly Homosexual Orthodox Jew Ordained in Jerusalem, Hold My Beer

It appears that Rabbi Landes removed himself from the boundaries of Orthodox Judaism with his defiant "ordination."

Hebrew University’s International Graduate Professor Spouts Anti-Israel Rhetoric

Panteleimon Papadopoulos, a foreign student from Greece who was enrolled in the course, told Im Tirtzu that Golan "created a hostile image of this country which does not correspond to reality."

Court Sends Ori Ansbacher’s Murderer to Psychiatric Evaluation

"That murder was the best and most important thing I have ever done," Irafaiya told his interrogators.

In Solidarity, French Tricolour Light Up Jerusalem’s Notre Dame

The disaster struck a chord in the hearts of people around the world, including in Israel and its capital.

Recalcitrant Husband ‘Persuaded’ to Give Wife Jewish Divorce in Jerusalem

With the help of the Jerusalem Police Department, the husband was apprehended and placed in detention . . .[then] brought before the rabbinical court.

On Holiday’s Eve, Western Wall Stones Inspected for Stability, Notes to God Removed

A greater than normal amount of stone and plaster particles were removed from between the stones during this inspection.

Seal Bearing Name of King Josiah’s Court Official Uncovered in City of David

The name Nathan-Melech appears once in the Bible, in the second book of Kings 23:11, where he is described as an official in the court of King Josiah, who took part in the religious reform that the king was implementing.

Hasmonean Period Burial Estate, Olive Press, Ritual Baths, Birdhouse Discovered in Eastern Jerusalem

The most significant feature of the excavation is an extravagant burial estate, which included a corridor leading to a large courtyard chiseled into the bedrock.

Romania Announces Embassy Move to Jerusalem at 2019 AIPAC Policy Conference

“I can promise you this. Romania will remain the same loyal friend and the strongest European voice in support of the Jewish people and the State of Israel.”

In Time for Purim: Persian Period Clay Fragment Depicting Human Face Discovered in Jerusalem

Bes usually appears as a bearded dwarf wearing a feather hat, with a large face, protruding eyes, with his tongue sticking out.

Cheetah Escapes from Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo

Seeing as a cheetah can reach the speed of 120 KPH (75 MPH), it's not difficult to imagine what might have happened then to the visitors' demographics at the zoo.

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