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History | Archeology

Rare First Temple clay seal unearthed in Jerusalem

  A rare and exciting archaeological find has been unearthed in Jerusalem, providing a unique glimpse into the ancient past.

Politics | Politics

Biden Admin Won’t Say if West Bank Sanctions Apply to Jews Living in Jerusalem

The Biden administration will not say if its decision to impose sanctions on Israelis it accuses of committing human rights abuses in the West Bank will apply to those living in Jerusalem, leaving open the possibility that Jews living in Israel's capital

Politics | American Politics

Senator asks Biden to clarify if US sees Jerusalem as part of ‘West Bank’

"It’s a simple question that I hope the administration can answer clearly and promptly," Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) wrote.

News | News

Security forces foil terror attack on outskirts of Jerusalem

The Palestinian terrorist was shot dead after trying to stab Border Police officers.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

12 Facts Every Jew Should Know About the Western Wall - Chabad

The Temple Mount's sole remaining structure, visited by millions worldwide for prayer and inspiration.

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Edy Cohen : How the Mufti of Jerusalem Created the Permanent Problem of Palestinian Violence

Edy Cohen : How the Mufti of Jerusalem Created the Permanent Problem of Palestinian Violence   By Edy Cohen  Re-print  The Tower Chairman, Kedem Forum for Middle East Studies; author, The Mufti and the Jews Hitler’s closest Middle East ally worked ha

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United Hatzalah: Seven people injured in rocket barrage towards Jerusalem area

United Hatzalah: Seven people injured in rocket barrage towards Jerusalem area Following the rocket barrage towards the Jerusalem region, seven people were injured at the scene of three direct hits in several towns in the periphery of Jerusalem. In a town

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Steve Kramer – Succot Adventure in Jerusalem

Steve Kramer – Succot Adventure in Jerusalem Michal and I rarely travel during the holidays of Succot and Passover because of overcrowding on the roads and at tourist destinations. This year we made an exception and had a wonderful day trip in Jerus

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UNPACKED: Watch – Yirmiyahu Eats His Way Through Jerusalem’s Shuk

UNPACKED: Watch – Yirmiyahu Eats His Way Through Jerusalem’s Shuk Yirmiyahu takes a walk through Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda open air market (AKA “the shuk”) with tour guide and Jewish food researcher Joel Haber. Together they explore (and

News | The Temple Mount

Muslims Irate after Jews Blow Shofar on Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah

All of which stands to show you that the Arabs already know the Jews are coming. Now, someone must tell the Jews.

History | Archeology

Archaeologists find 'mystery' ducts near biblical Jerusalem relics

The channels may have been used to prepare a commodity "connected to the economy of the temple or palace", said archaeologist Yuval Gadot in the statement.

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Steve Kramer – Escaping Humidity in Jerusalem

Steve Kramer – Escaping Humidity in Jerusalem It’s summer in Israel and that means hot, sunny, and no chance of rain. So you can be sure that you won’t be caught in a rain shower – but you’ll be hot. What’s “hot” in the Sharon area

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Historic Tiferet Yisrael synagogue in Jerusalem rebuilt, set to open in 2024

Established in 1872, it dominated the skyline of the Old City’s Jewish Quarter until its destruction after the Jordanian Army captured the Old City during Israel’s 1948 War of Independence.

News | The Temple Mount

Elder Of Ziyon - What is the Waqf doing on the Temple Mount? The Israel Antiquities Authority says it is "classified.”

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

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

The Mystery Convert of Jerusalem

The Rabbinic Controversy of Warder Cresson's Circumcision.

News | The Temple Mount

Ben Gvir Ascends Temple Mount on 9 B’Av to Show Who’s in Charge

“It is not a crime to pray, bow, or bring religious texts to our sacred site.”

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Steve Kramer – Summertime films in Jerusalem

Steve Kramer – Summertime Films in Jerusalem   Michal and I recently returned from a mini-vacation in Jerusalem, which featured the annual Jerusalem Film Festival. While much of Europe and the US is sweltering, Israel is “enjoying” its usua

News | The Temple Mount

Video of Jews performing Priestly Blessing on Temple Mount sparks Palestinian outrage

While Jewish prayer has been conducted quietly on the Temple Mount since 2019, the video showed relatively public prayer.

News | The Temple Mount

Abbas’ risible Temple denial Is no laughing matter

The specious claim that the Temple Mount is exclusively a Muslim holy site and the spurious denial that the Jewish Temple stood there is yet another example of Jew-hatred by the PA and Hamas. Op-ed.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Largest Birthright Group Breaks Record at Kotel

Mayanot Israel see largest group, 800, to arrive in single day; largest group from abroad at Kotel with 1,127

News | The Temple Mount

Will Israel Retake the Temple Mount? | Jerusalem Day Special

Purchase the “75 Hebrew Words You Should Know” book here: https://cutt.ly/W6uq8UG\Watch the moment when one of the Israeli soldiers who fought for Jerusalem ...

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Torat HaRav Kook In Honor of Yom Yerushalayim/Jerusalem Day

Torat HaRav Kook In Honor of Yom Yerushalayim/Jerusalem Day Torat HaRav Kook In Honor of Yom Yerushalayim/Jerusalem Day “Yerushalayim, and Zion in particular, is a teaching about the return of humankind to its highest status -to the point that all the n

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Israeli police thwart Jerusalem terrorist attack during Passover

The suspect, a cook, planned a stabbing using a knife from his place of work, investigators say.

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Israel on the Brink: Rockets Fired From Gaza and Lebanon, Riots on Temple Mount & Israeli Sisters Murdered in Terror Attack

As Passover celebrations began in the Holy Land, a crisis was brewing as Palestinian leaders encouraged rioting on the Temple Mount under the pretense of

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Palestinians Chant in Support of Hamas at Temple Mount

i24 News - Palestinian worshippers chanted slogans in praise of "martyrs" and in support of Hamas chief Mohammad Deif at the end of morning prayers on Friday at Jerusalem's Temple Mount. A video circulating on social media showed an imam calling on the cr

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Inside schools in east Jerusalem: How hate is taught

  What is happening inside schools in east Jerusalem? Witnesses came to speak with Israel Hayom to expose the environment in

Politics | Media Bias

New York Times & Washington Post Obscure Reality in Reports on Jerusalem Car-Ramming Attack

Following the Ramot car ramming, both The New York Times & The Washington Post issued reports that were full of distortions and inaccuracies.

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Israel Mourns Children, Newlywed Student Murdered in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Yaakov Israel Paley, 6; Asher Menachem Paley, 8; Alter Shlomo Laderman, 20, laid to rest

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Three Jewish funerals and an Israeli hate-fest

The terrorist murder of two children and a newlywed didn’t put a dent in the demonstrations against the so-called “death of democracy.”

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Jonathan Feldstein – Praying for the Rain in Jerusalem

Jonathan Feldstein – Praying for the Rain in Jerusalem Israel is more used to giving names to military operations than storms, but this week, Israel is welcoming Barbara, a winter storm expected to bring heavy rain and even snow much of the week. Ba

Politics | Media Bias

Jerusalem, dead Jews - and a history of media excuses

Seven Jews are murdered in Jerusalem and the media rolls out the excuses. It seems they have been doing this for a very long time.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Jenin, Jerusalem and intentional false equivalence

American Islamists and media figures are whitewashing Palestinian terrorism and slandering Israel for defending itself.

Politics | Opinion

Who was really behind the Jerusalem terror attack

This isn’t random terrorism, it’s carefully calculated terrorism.

Politics | Opinion

Sickening reaction over Israeli massacre

The west's liberal hypocrites have Jewish blood on their hands

News | News

‘Israel is an independent country’: Ben-Gvir vows to return to Temple Mount

The statement comes after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Jordan's king he would uphold the status quo in Jerusalem.

News | News

Police arrest two Jewish activists for waving Israeli flags atop Temple Mount

During 2022, 51,483 Jews visited the Jerusalem site, up from 34,651 in 2021 and 20,684 in 2020.

Politics | Opinion

Jerusalem's Jewish majority has been restored after 100 years

Jerusalem has been the center of Jewish national and spiritual existence since time immemorial.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The Israeli-Palestinian fight for Jerusalem's history continues

What is going on here is not so much a battle over Jerusalem’s history as much as a battle over historical narratives.

Politics | Opinion

Moshe Dayan’s Tragic Blunder - Meir Y. Soloveichik

Whenever Israel’s Temple Mount is in the news, one is reminded of the old joke in which two Americans, touring England, pay a visit to Runnymede. “It was

Politics | Media Bias

Time Contributor Gaslights HonestReporting After Claiming Ben-Gvir 'Visited Al-Aqsa Mosque'

In a hyperbolic opinion piece for Time Magazine, titled "Israeli Democracy May Not Survive Netanyahu's New Government," Brooklyn-based Haaretz contributor

Politics | Debunking Lies

“Temple Mount Crisis” Awash with Misinformation

In the Middle East, the culture and language of power, honor, self-confidence, and resilience are concepts that Israel's adversaries and new regional allies understand. - “Temple Mount Crisis” Awash with Misinformation

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

'Unacceptable': Biden Administration Opposes Jewish Prayer at Jerusalem Holy Site

The Biden administration says it would be "unacceptable" for Israel to end the restriction on Jewish prayer at the Temple Mount and it would oppose any effort to disrupt the "historic status quo" that only allows Muslims to pray at the site. The stance is

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Watch: 1969 Stanley Goldfoot’s Open letter to the world from Jerusalem

Stanley Goldfoot “In 2006, at the age of 92, Stanley Goldfoot passed away. Stanley Goldfoot was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1932, at the age of 18, he headed for Palestine where he joined a HaShomer HaTzair kibbutz. After the rebirth of the

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UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important?

UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important? Jerusalem has, is, and will continue to be, a central location of religious significance to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Through a deeper dive of Judaism’s four nicknames for the city, th

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Steve Kramer – An Overnight in Jerusalem

Steve Kramer – An Overnight in Jerusalem Michal and I had planned an overnight in Jerusalem with friends from New York. With the predictable hot weather (90 degrees and sunny every day) of the metro Tel Aviv area, a sojourn in Jerusalem is always a

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UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important?

UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important? Jerusalem has, is, and will continue to be, a central location of religious significance to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Through a deeper dive of Judaism’s four nicknames for the city, th

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Steve Kramer – Jerusalem – In Whose Hands Is It?

Steve Kramer – Jerusalem – In Whose Hands Is It? On Sunday, May 29, 2022, Israel commemorated Jerusalem Day, marking 55 years since the Israeli forces (IDF) liberated the Old City from the 19-year Jordanian occupation of 1948-1967. Jerusalem h

History | History

The Temple Mount: The Astonishing Israeli Concession of 1967

In a triumphant moment, Israel’s flag was hoisted over the newly conquered Temple Mount—then quickly taken down.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

As Palestinians Destroy Jewish Holy Sites, Media Focus On Fake ‘Attacks’ on Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian rioters this week twice damaged Joseph's Tomb, a Jewish holy site under Palestinian Authority control.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Shushan Purim - Why Jerusalem celebrates a day later

All cities that were walled at the time when the Israelites, under the leadership of Joshua, entered Canaan, observe Purim on the 15th. This results in the occasional unique phenomenon of a “triple” or three-day Purim.

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EoZ: Saudi-American academic couldn’t visit the Al Aqsa Mosque because of Palestinian hate

EoZ: Saudi-American academic couldn’t visit the Al Aqsa Mosque because of Palestinian hate Ederofziyon Najat Al-Saeed is a Saudi-American independent academic researcher who teaches in Dubai and writes for Israel Hayom. Earlier this month she tweete

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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 | 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

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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.

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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 | 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. 

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.

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.

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 …

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...

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.

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

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

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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

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.

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.