#Jerusalem

Politics | Opinion

The Other War – Jewish Policy Center

The Hamas terror attack on three Israelis in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday, and the death of one, received little attention in the American press. The victims were Jews who had just visited the Western Wall to pray, and the deceased was planning to

News | News

Elder Of Ziyon - When the Temple Mount is Closed to Jews after One of Us is Murdered

What is the effect of an edict forbidding Jews from ascending to the Temple Mount after a Jew is murdered by an Arab terrorist?

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Steve Kramer – Undivided Jerusalem Must Remain So

Steve Kramer – Undivided Jerusalem Must Remain So Israel and the United States are at odds over the Israeli capital of Jerusalem. You may not remember that Congress passed – by more that a 10:1 margin – the ‘Jerusalem Embassy Act of 19

Politics | Opinion

Jerusalem Consulate: A Nail in the Coffin of Peace

This may seem like just another diplomatic facility to issue visas, promote trade and take care of US citizens, with no greater consequence than the US consulate in Edinburgh, UK. But it is far more than a mere office for paper-shuffling diplomats. It

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

The US establishing a consulate in Jerusalem for Palestinians would violate international law

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Why the US really wants a Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem

The Biden administration knows it does not have domestic support to completely "unrecognize" Jerusalem, so it is catering to far-left demands by undoing the natural consequences of recognition.

Politics | Media Bias

CNN’s Jerusalem Storytelling Tainted by Partisanship, Bigotry

There is, of course, no inherent problem in including the commentary of partisans or activists. They can provide viewers with context, giving them competing

News | News

Elder Of Ziyon - It appears at least one shofar was blown on the Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Politics | Politics

CNN Erases Jews from the Story of Jerusalem

CNN has a problem with Jerusalem’s history. The network apparently views the utter destruction of the city, including the Second Temple – a historic

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Israel Opposes US Plan to Reopen Jerusalem Consulate as ‘Destabilizing’

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks during a news conference as he meets with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita in …

Politics | Opinion

Boycotting the Western Wall

We need to stop pretending that the Ben & Jerry’s argument is over a handful of wild-eyed “settlers” on remote hilltops. This is a fight over boycotting the Western Wall. Op-ed.

News | News

Mel Alexenberg – Digital Flights from Israel to Iowa and Abu Dhabi Reveal Isaiah’s Vision

Mel Alexenberg – Digital Flights from Israel to Iowa and Abu Dhabi Reveal Isaiah’s Vision As an American-Israeli artist, I launched cyberangels from the Israel Museum in Jerusalem to the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art to celebrate the Na

Travel | Israel

6 Arabs Arrested for Multi-Million Sheikh Jarrah Real Estate Forgery Scam

The suspects, using forged documents and inside information, allegedly stole millions of state-owned land in Eastern Jerusalem.

Politics | Opinion

Deconstructing the Jerusalem flag march

It took participants to say that whatever clothes the “Emperor Hamas” did or did not have, there’s nothing it could do or say to deter their assertion of love for Israel and ineffable tie to the Holy City.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Liberation Organization Threatens ‘Explosion’ If Twice-Postponed Jerusalem Day Celebration Takes Place

The Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) is pushing Israel’s government to cancel a planned march in celebration of Jerusalem Day that has already been postponed twice.

News | News

EXCLUSIVE – Saving An Unconscious Man In The Old City of Jerusalem

EXCLUSIVE – Saving An Unconscious Man In The Old City of Jerusalem Jerusalem – On Tuesday evening, at 5:00 p.m. in Jerusalem, a 56-year-old man was taking a nap when his daughter came to check on him and found him blue-faced and unconscious wi

News | Pallywood

BEFORE AND AFTER: Al Jazeera journo who accused Israeli police of breaking her hand makes a stunning recovery

"So the Al Jazeera reporter whose arm was broken by Israeli police can lift two children after her release from custody?"

History | History

Six Day War: When Israel reclaimed Jerusalem, its eternal capital

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: Retracing the 54-year-old events leading to Israel's stunning 1967 victory

History | History

A Personal History of Sheikh Jarrah and Arab Violence Against Jews

Israeli security forces work at the scene of what police said was a suspected car-ramming attack, at the entrance to …

History | Archeology

Jewish History: The Israeli woman to whom the stones spoke

Eilat Mazar, 64, helped uncover the truth about Jerusalem’s past and King David’s realm. Her critics never forgave her for it, but her achievements made Jewish history.

News | Israel

Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Sheikh Jarrah property dispute and the false claim of Israeli land discrimination

The claim that Israeli law permits Jews to reclaim ownership of lands they owned prior to 1948 but denies Palestinians such a right is false in every particular. 

News | News

Inside the Battle for Jerusalem

Israel’s bombing of Gaza has killed 213 people and Hamas rockets into Israel have killed 13. The latest violence between Israel and Palestine came after week...

Politics | Politics

The myth of the Al-Aqsa 'siege' continues to ignite Palestinian violence | TheHill

Hamas saw the need for a pretext to elevate its standing among Palestinians and proclaimed the Mosque to be under attack.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The 3 Biggest Anti-Israel Myths On Social Media, Debunked

With the help of the corporate media, leftist celebrities, and politicians, these three anti-Israel myths have been spreading on social media.

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - What to Answer Anti-Israel Idiots (but it won’t help) (Judean Rose)

If you dare to enter the fray and debate the Israel-haters, some suggested responses to questions.

News | News

David Lawrence-Young – Israel Scene May 2021 from Jerusalem

David Lawrence-Young – Israel Scene May 2021 from Jerusalem To paraphrase George Orwell, in 1941 he wrote: (1941): As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.*   Well, this isn’t exactly true, but while

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Shlomi Shabat – Famous Israeli Singer Perfectly Captured Jerusalem

Shlomi Shabat – Famous Israeli Singer Perfectly Captured Jerusalem In English and Hebrew H/T Israelbehindthenews Jerusalem is definitely not easy to describe. There’s a feeling that goes with it that only those who have been there can understand.

Politics | Resources

Sheikh Jarrah: The Facts | CAMERA

A long-simmering controversy over the fate of Jewish-owned land and Palestinian tenants in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem has once again become frontpage

Politics | Media Bias

NPR Designates Eastern Jerusalem “Palestinian”

Twice in recent days, NPR's Daniel Estrin's erroneously referred to Israel's 1967 capture of 'Palestinian areas' of Jerusalem. No part of Jerusalem was ever

Politics | Media Bias

Calling for End to Israel, CNN Reporter Claims Jerusalem ‘Never Been More Divided’

CNN's reliably anti-Israel correspondent based Ben Wedeman claims Jerusalem has never been more divided, apparently forget that Jerusalem was sliced down the middle by

Politics | Opinion

Why victory in Gaza runs through Jerusalem

  The IDF has had some nice successes in the military sphere. Some 50 terrorists have already been killed, among

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Understanding the Sheikh Jarrah Property Dispute

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – The current dispute in Jerusalem’s Sheikh …

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Why the Jerusalem Violence and Cancellation of PA Elections Are Closely Linked

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hands the election decree to Chairman of the Palestinian Central Election Committee Hana Naser in Ramallah. …

News | News

Hamas Fires Barrage of Over 150 Rockets Across Southern Israel, at Jerusalem as IDF Strikes Terror Targets in Gaza

Rockets are launched by Palestinian militants into Israel, in Gaza May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem. Israel’s annual Jerusalem Day was …

Politics | Debunking Lies

Israel Releases Car Ramming Footage After Palestinian ‘Lynching’ Attempt in Jerusalem

Footage of the attack released by Israeli police. Photo: Screenshot The Israeli government released a police video on Monday in …

News | Israel

On the 54th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification

54 years ago, on the Jewish date of the 28th of Iyar 5727, (June 7, 1967 CE on the Gregorian calendar), Israeli forces smashed through Jordanian barriers illegally dividing the city of Jerusalem in the final days of the Six Day War.  As gun...

History | History

Israel’s Critics Are Right: ‘Sheikh Jarrah’ Exemplifies the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Arab Jew-Hatred

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – Last week, anti-Israel forces went into …

News | News

Watch: The moment Knesset session called off due to rocket fire

See the moment the Knesset session is called off due to rocket sirens during attack by Hamas.

News | News

Arabs: Jews ‘Judaizing’ Jerusalem

When considering the evidence regarding Jewish rights in law and tradition pertaining to all of Palestine, it is obvious that there is no “occupation.”

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anti-Semitic TikTok Trend Fuels Violence in Jerusalem

Videos depicting anti-Semitic violence are trending on TikTok in Israel, encouraging Arab assaults on Jews amid ongoing violent protests in Jerusalem.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Jerusalem Stone: What Is It, and Why Is It Used?

I saw that Jewish organization will be built with “Jerusalem stone.” What exactly is it and is there a custom to specifically use Jerusalem stone?

Politics | Politics

ZOA Praises U.S. Senate for Passing Amendment to COVID Budget Res. to Keep the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein, Chair Mark Levenson, Esq., and Director of Government Relations Dan Pollak released the followi

Politics | Politics

Western Wall Hanukkah candle lighting to continue amid COVID-19 pandemic

Tours of hanukkiot in Jerusalem will also take place throughout the holiday – both in person according to Health Ministry guidelines and online.

News | Standing With Israel

Israel TV broadcasts clip of John Lennon singing 'Oath to Jerusalem' in Hebrew

On 40th anniversary of his murder, journalist and songwriter Akiva Nof recalls interviewing Beatle in Amsterdam, teaching him words to his song about never abandoning the holy city

History | History

Ancient Muslim Texts Confirm the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Jerusalem Center researcher Nadav Shragai responds to modern-day Muslim and Palestinian fabrications about the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem with the

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

U.S. Embassy of Jerusalem Issues First Passport with ‘Israel’ Listed for Jerusalem-Born American

Menachem Zivotofsky who fought for the change was issued the first passport with "Israel" listed as his country of birth.

News | News

Israel-haters look upon Jews protecting Arabs at the Temple Mount as a disaster

.I've reported about the strange scene of Israeli, including Jewish, police protecting delegations of Gulf Arabs from angry Palestinians at the Temple Mount - which is doubly ironic because to Jews, any Muslims who visit the area are desecrating it.

History | Archeology

Earliest known stone carving of Hebrew word 'Jerusalem' found near city entrance

Unearthed in what was an artisan’s village 2.5 km from ancient Temple, inscribed column from 100 BCE features Aramaic, Hebrew, two of the languages used by Jerusalemites of the era

News | News

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz passes away at age 83 - Inside Israel

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, an Israel Prize laureate best known for his translation of the Babylonian Talmud, has passed away, at the age of 83.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Rank 6th In New Global Startup Ecosystem Report

This is the first time Tel Aviv and Jerusalem were ranked together due to their geographical proximity. | NoCamels

News | News

Barry Shaw - Muslims can pray in Jerusalem. It's easy. Come in Peace.

Barry Shaw – Muslims can pray in Jerusalem. It’s easy. Come in Peace. I read an article in the London edition of the Al-Arab newspaper. It is always interesting from a strategic point of view to get a feeling of the mood of the Arab world and this

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 24, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 24, 2020 Israel has just celebrated the anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem, resulting in a beautiful modern city that now benefits all. There are many more examples in this week’s newsletter

News | News

Dov Lipman - Watch: Jerusalem Day: Celebrating the Return to Israel's Ancient Capital

Dov Lipman – Watch: Jerusalem Day: Celebrating the Return to Israel’s Ancient Capital Jerusalem Day is one of the highlights of the Israeli and Jewish calendar. After 2,000 years of hoping to return to Zion, the Jewish State was re-established in

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Mel Alexenberg - Jerusalem Day Cyberangels Fly to JerUSAlems in USA

Mel Alexenberg – Jerusalem Day Cyberangels Fly to JerUSAlems in USA I am celebrating Jerusalem Day as a new media artist by launching Rembrandt-inspired cyberangels from Jerusalem in Israel to states in USA with places named JerUSAlem. There are Jer

History | Archeology

Archaeologists discover 2000-year-old unique complex by the Western Wall - The Jerusalem Post

The structure was sealed later in the Byzantine period under the floors of a large building about 1,400 years ago and was left untouched for centuries.

History | Archeology

‘Year 2 of freedom’: Rare Coin from Bar-Kochba Revolt Discovered at the Foot of the Temple Mount

By: Aryeh Savir A rare coin from the from Bar-Kochba Revolt, the Jews’ revolt against the Roman Empire in 132-136 CE, was recently discovered by Israeli archeologists at the foot of the Temple Mount, north of the City of David. The rare bronze coin, dis

News | News

Trump abolishes controversial language on Jerusalem in new human rights report

The Trump administration will no longer refer to Arab residents of Jerusalem as Palestinians, Israel Hayom has learned. Follow Israel

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Not only was Jerusalem never the capital of Muslim Palestine - it wasn't even a PART of what Muslims called Palestine

Here is the abstract of the academic article "Was Jerusalem Part of Palestine? The Forgotten City of Ramla, 900–1900" by Zachary J. Foster of Princeton University, published in the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies in 2016:

News | Jewish Community

My Journey From Pakistani Muslim to Jerusalemite Jew - Stories of Return

My parents were secular Muslims who respected their religion; we all prayed and observed the holidays and some of the fasts. I turned out to be the most religious of the four daughters

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Next Year in Jerusalem: How American Volunteers Helped Survivors Sail From the Holocaust to Israel

Next Year in Jerusalem: How American Volunteers Helped Survivors Sail From the Holocaust to Israel This is Cameron Jessop’s National History Day 2019 Documentary about the American volunteer sailors that helped smuggle Holocaust survivors from Europ

Politics | Politics

International Law Expert: US Anti-Settlement Policy is now "Killed & Buried"

International Law Expert Explains Implications of Pompeo's Statement on Settlements in Judea & Samaria.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

More Than 11,000 People Urge Canada to Reverse UN Vote Calling Western Wall ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory’ | Jewis

The United Nations General Assembly hall. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. More than 11,000 people have signed a petition urging the Canadian …

Politics | Palestine

"Palestinian" Arab Muslims Attack Saudi Arabian Blogger on the Temple Mount for the Most Surprising Reason

Saudi Arabian blogger, Mohammed Saud, visited the Temple Mount for the first time in his life, as part of a special Arab media contingent.

Politics | Palestine

Israel Demolishes Arab Buildings Illegally Built in Jerusalem

The Arab world and mass media are having a field day attacking Israel for demolishing a number of illegal Arab homes in Jerusalem.

Family & Parenting | Jewish People

The Muslim who Loves King David's Jerusalem more than the Jew - Israel Unwired

Share on FacebookTweet WhatsappIt might be hard to imagine, but in the following videos we meet a Muslim in Bahrain who is seemingly more connected to Jerusalem than the Israeli journalist who interviews him. While the journalist pushes the Muslim about v

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OVERALL A FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE CULTURE OF CONTEMPORARY FASHION IN JERUSALEM

OVERALL, A FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE CULTURE OF CONTEMPORARY FASHION IN JERUSALEM OVERALL A FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE CULTURE OF CONTEMPORARY FASHION IN JERUSALEM TOWER OF DAVID MUSEUM JULY 16-JULY 20, 2019 WANDERINGS AT THE TOWER OF DAVID MUSEUM FROM DUSK

Politics | Politics

Nikki Haley in Jerusalem: "A Strong Israel Makes a Strong America"

Ex US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was the special guest at an evening tonight outside the Southern Wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Sports | Cycling

Around the world in 7 years: Taiwanese cyclist gets to Jerusalem!

'This city surprised me,' Jacky Chen says of Israeli capital, after traveling through 64 countries over the last 4 years and planning to continue to Africa and Asia next

Politics | Antisemitism

Jews Defy Threats of Muslim Violence and March through the Old City of Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day

Every year, we celebrate the miracles of Jerusalem Day with a mass parade, marching through the Old City of Jerusalem.

News | News

Jonathan Sacks - Jerusalem, the Beating Heart of Jewish Faith

Jonathan Sacks – Jerusalem, the Beating Heart of Jewish Faith This Saturday night and Sunday we will celebrate Yom Yerushalayim. Im eshkachech Yerushalayim. We never forgot Jerusalem, the beating heart of Jewish faith. Here is a short video celebrat

Politics | Politics

US Ambassador to Israel with Powerful Statement about Israel's "Secret Weapon"

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman spoke at a special one year anniversary event for the historic opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem.

Travel | Israel

Ancient Jerusalem Comes To Life With 3D VR Tech In New Guided Tours | Technology News

The Tower of David museum partnered with Lithodomos VR to produce the first mobile virtual reality walking tour of Jerusalem, called 'Step into History.' | NoCamels

History | Archeology

Hasmonean-Era Village Discovered, Proof of Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

Archaeological excavations at the Hasmonean village in Sharafat. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority. JNS.org – A large Hasmonean-era Jewish agricultural village was …

History | Archeology

Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old Hebrew 'Jerusalem' inscription - Jerusalem Post

The find is the first written evidence of the name "Jerusalem" found on a column drum dating from the Herodian period.

History | Archeology

Archeology is changing the (sur)face of Jerusalem - Jerusalem Post

Archaeology provides the most powerful proof of the authenticity of Jewish history and the connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel, and particularly, Jerusalem.

History | Archeology

Seal from First Temple Period found at Kotel supports biblical accounts - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

The new find supports the biblical rendering of the existence of a governor of Jerusalem 2,700 years ago, says archeologist.

History | Archeology

Netanyahu intervenes to save Temple Mount sifting project

Days after archaeological site said it would close for lack of cash, PM steps in, saying funding will continue

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Report: More Arabs Want to Vote in Jerusalem Municipal Elections, but Face Threats From Palestinian Terror Groups

Ahead of the upcoming Oct. 30 municipal elections in Jerusalem, Palestinian terror groups are pressuring Arab residents of the city...

News | The News

Russia Hosts National Day Reception in Jerusalem For First Time

The Russian Embassy in Israel on Thursday evening for the first time hosted its National Day reception in Jerusalem.

News | Israel

Experiencing a different side of Israel

I’ve visited Israel four times so far and each time has been a completely different experience. My first visit, back in 1992, had a religious focus. I had just gotten married and was living a relig…

News | Israel/Jewish Community

In Jerusalem, Not A Single Democrat Attends US Embassy Opening

Ted Cruz blames Obama's Iran deal for eroding bipartisan support for Israel, says: 'All 435 House members could have come. All 100 senators'

Politics | Politics

In Jerusalem I found an incredible oasis of peace where divisions between Jews and Arabs disappear | Fox News

It’s sad that it takes a special needs child to bring adults together like this. But maybe God‘s plan is bigger than something I can understand.

Politics | Politics

Jerusalem Embassy Move Will Happen Next Year, VP Mike Pence Says

“Thanks to the president’s leadership, the alliance between our two countries has never been stronger."

Politics | Politics

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision May Lead to Permanent Peace in Israel

The Israeli ambassador to the UN welcomes America’s belated recognition of Israel’s capital.

News | Interesting Stories

Archaeological find in Jerusalem ‘proves Bible passage is historically true’

Archaeologists excavating in Jerusalem have found burned artifacts dating from 2,600 years ago – which prove that a passage in the Bible is true. Researchers uncovered charred wood, grape seeds, fish scales, bones and pottery while digging in the City o

History | History

The Islamic claim to the Temple is very recent, since 1930

Jerusalem's role as "The Third Holiest Site in Islam" in mainstream Islamic writings does not precede the 1930s.

Politics | Politics

Senate bill seeks to force embassy move to Jerusalem

Legislation is opening salvo as Republican lawmakers look to use Congress to challenge Obama's foreign policy

News | The News

Solicitor General: Israel Has No Claim to Jerusalem, Just as Russia Has No Claim to Crimea | Washington Free Beacon

Lawyers for the Obama administration compared Israel’s control of Jerusalem to Russian claims over the Ukrainian territory of Crimea during oral arguments this week before the Supreme Court in a case concerning the rights of U.S. citizens to list Jerusa

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

At 2:30 A.M., Jews Blast Shema Prayer at Muslim Neighborhood

Tired of waking up to muezzin calls on loudspeakers in the middle of the night, Jews mount an aural counterattack.

News | Israel

A Click Away from Jerusalem: Largest Virtual Tour of Jerusalem Launched

Jerusalem 360 is the largest panoramic project ever launched in Israel, enabling anyone to tour over 100 locations in Jerusalem.