Funeral for Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, z’l to be Held Thursday, Feb. 7

Shiva is to take place at 29 Revadim in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem.

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, Founder of IFCJ, Dies Suddenly at 67

Former MK Dov Lipman: "I am in shock. . . A heart that gave and gave and gave stopped working."

Illegal Arab Construction Threatening Sacred Archaeological Site Near Jerusalem

Regavim: "This is a National Park, which was created for the protection of this sacred area. The work must be halted immediately."

Red Alert Siren Test in Jerusalem and Surrounds

Residents and passersby will hear the Red Alert siren activate in Jerusalem, Ma'ale Adumum, Kedar, Ramat Rachel, Givon HaChadash and Givat Ze'ev.

UN Ambassadors Visit City of David in Jerusalem with Israel’s Danny Danon

The Ambassadors toured the 3,000-year-old archaeological excavations of ancient Jerusalem. The visit comes just weeks after the United States and Israel left UNESCO.

Minister Erdan Signs Order Restricting PA Activism in Jerusalem

"Any attempt by the Palestinian Authority to gain a foothold in the territory of the State of Israel will be stopped immediately," Erdan declared.

Alarms Raised Over UNRWA’s Anti-Israel Incitement within its Jerusalem Schools

Experts and former Israeli politicians who contend that the U.N. agency is perpetuating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by encouraging incitement are urging the Israeli government to revoke permits for schools in Jerusalem under UNRWA’s auspicious.

IDF Eliminates Female Terrorist in Eastern Jerusalem

There were no casualties among the Israeli force.

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.

Health Ministry Warns of Measles Exposure on Israeli Bus Lines

There were several passengers suffering from the measles virus on bus lines in strictly Orthodox Jewish communities last week.

Jerusalem Approves Tefillin Stands for Women on World Wide Wrap Day

The municipality, under new management—Haredi-aligned—decided to allow the women to place their stand in the open and invite female pedestrians to perform the mitzvah.

Roseanne Buddies with Miri Regev in Old City Streets

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

Religious Leaders Celebrate Jerusalem’s ‘Beautiful Mosaic’ of Cultures

The traditional event, which has been the city’s custom for over three decades, highlights the tolerance and coexistence among members of all faiths in Jerusalem.

Bezalel Academy Art Students Prepare Works for Israeli Presidential Presentation

The first “Israeli Hope” selection was given to Pope Francis during President Rivlin’s recent visit to The Vatican.

Israel Shuts Down Palestinian Authority Event in Jerusalem

Minister Erdan has been leading a forceful preventive policy against the PA’s attempts to hold nationalistic events in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Shalom Cohen of the Shas Party Council of Torah Sages, called the knitted yarmulke Israelis 'Amalek.'

Shas Sephardic Party Spiritual Leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen Hospitalized in Jerusalem

"It was decided the rabbi will remain in the hospital overnight for a series of examinations."

Israel to Close UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem

The curriculum for the schools will be set by the Israel Education Ministry.

US Citizen Finally Released from Palestinian Authority Prison

Issam Akel was arrested by the Palestinian Authority for selling land in Jerusalem to Jews.

Jerusalem Covered in Snow… for a Few Hours

To the disappointment of many children, not enough snow fell to close the schools.

Greenblatt: Israeli Media Reports on Trump Peace Plan ‘Not Accurate’

"Over the coming period, unnamed sources will peddle narratives to the media & others based on motivations that are far from pure."

Winter Weather Blocking Roads, Slowing Traffic in Israel

The Israel Electric Corporation also said its lightning lab reported 523 lightning strikes between 12 noon and 9 pm.

Islamists Barricade Dome of the Rock, Blocking Israeli Police from Entry

Israeli police were blocked from entry by Islamist Waqf personnel at the shrine.

Police Investigating Mysterious Murder of Jerusalem Couple

Police have placed a gag order on their investigation of the murders.

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