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Western Wall Rabbi’s Open Letter to Amnesty International: Without Truth, There Can Be No...

"I call upon you to immediately renounce this superfluous and harmful report, and join me and many others like me, Jews, Muslims, and Christians, who live side by side, respecting each other’s heritage..."

Egged Ordered to Fire Employee for Refusing to Grant Wife a Jewish Divorce

A Jerusalem panel of rabbinical judges headed by Rabbi Uriel Lavi ordered the Egged bus cooperative to fire the husband within 30 days.

Guaidó Seeks to Restore Ties Between Venezuela and Israel

"We will renew ties, later we will announce the appointment of an ambassador to Israel, and we really hope an ambassador from Israel will come to us.”

Ori’s Friends Launch ‘To Be a Free People in Our Country’ Initiative In Her...

Ori's friends called on “youth, children and adults, to take a walk this week all over our beautiful country."

Jewish Teen Brutally Murdered in Jerusalem

Ori's body was found in the evening, in a wooded area near Ein Yael in southwestern Jerusalem, next to the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo.

Synagogue, Torah Scrolls Desecrated in Jerusalem

Vandals broke into the Siach Yisrael synagogue in Kiryat Yovel on Monday night and desecrated the Torah scrolls while pouring chemicals on them, broke the synagogue’s furniture and ransacked the sanctuary. Books were damaged and destroyed.

Roseanne Buddies with Miri Regev in Old City Streets

Anyone out there wants to start a petition? Draft Roseanne to the Knesset?

Amnesty International on Warpath Against Israel, Jews, in 2019

Amnesty International is facing heavy criticism for its clearly anti-Semitic biases.

Al Hayat: Liberman Shares Trump’s Plan with PA – Gaza Statehood, Limited PA Sovereignty,...

The Trump deal also calls for keeping Israeli settlements intact, hands Israeli control of the Judea and Samaria border crossings into Jordan, as well as security, water and the entire Jordan Valley.

Two-Thousand-Year-Old Ring Unearthed in the City Of David

This ring allows us to personally connect with an individual’s personal story from 2,000 years ago.

Yehuda Glick Returns to the Temple Mount on Wife’s Yahrzeit

He has been called "a symbol of the struggle for Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount."

Netanyahu Tells Business World He Hopes to Prevent Second Yad Vashem, Maintain Free Market...

"Iran is responsible for almost all of the security problems that the State of Israel has."

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi: Israel Obligated to Help Arabs Jailed for Selling Land to Jews

Rabbi Stern wrote that the obligation for freeing imprisoned Jews also applies to Arabs who were jailed for selling land to Jews.

Bahrain’s Support of Australia’s Jerusalem Move a Step Towards Normalization

To the vast majority of Muslims, the very existence of a Jewish state is a violation of everything that's sacred. Which makes Bahrain's stand extremely unusual and extremely brave.

IKEA Coming to Jerusalem Area

Every Israeli IKEA store features glatt kosher dairy and meat restaurants in-house.

Prime Minister Netanyahu & Wife Sara Praise Hadas Malka, z’l at Photographic Exhibit Memorial

"Hadas entered our hearts and the heart of the entire people of Israel from the first moment. She is a national hero."

First Temple Beka Weight Unearthed in Jerusalem Sifting Project

The weight, which dates back to the First Temple period, was found in archaeological soil originating from the foot of Robinson's Arch at the Western Wall, just north of the City of David.

Children 40% of Jerusalem, Only 21% of Tel Aviv

The city with the highest percentage of children is Modiin Ilit – 64.4%.

Eight Students in Jerusalem’s Famed Mir Yeshiva Hospitalized with Measles; Everyone in Building Immunized

Medical teams arrived at the yeshiva on Tuesday morning to immunize everyone in the building, with and without medical insurance.

Report: Bennett to Support Secular Mayoral Candidate Against Liberman’s Pick

The split within the Haredi factions in last Tuesday's vote also makes it possible for several Haredi city council-members elect to endorse Berkovitch next round.

The Shabbat Project and Echoes of Shabbat Candles Under the Inquisition

This week, as we light our candles or oil for the Shabbat-felt-around-the-world, may we remember how fortunate we are to be able to do so in freedom and pure joy.

A Slap in Abbas’ Face as US Eliminates Eastern Jerusalem Consulate for PA Residents

Meanwhile, President Trump had sent a personal envoy to Chairman Abbas, behind Kushner's and Greenblatt's backs: Ronald Lauder, heir to the Estée Lauder Companies and president of the World Jewish Congress.

Terror Balloon Discovered on Jerusalem’s Emek Refaim Street

Sappers neutralized the balloon and collected evidence from the site.

2000 Year Old Hebrew Inscription Mentions Jerusalem’s Full Name

Also discovered: a first century CE coffin cover, with the Hebrew inscription "Son of the High Priest."

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