Tag Archives: Jerusalem

“With families confined at home, country belts out Four Questions, traditionally sung by youngest member of household, asking ‘Why is this night different from every other night?”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Under Passover lockdown, thousands take to balconies to sing ‘Mah Nishtana’ by Staff April 8, 2020 Tens of thousands of Israelis, locked down by the government and separated from their families on Passover, came out to their … Continue reading

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Squad member Rashida Tlaib speaks at conference with keychain swag calling “for the destruction of Israel and its replacement with Palestine”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Rashida Tlaib Speaks at Event Promoting the Destruction of Israel by Daniel Swindell March 8, 2020 Last Saturday, Rashida Tlaib spoke in St. Louis for American Muslims for Palestine. I live in Missouri, so I protested her … Continue reading

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“Trump’s peace plan calls attention to Palestinian division and the collapse of the Arab political order”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Israel’s New Diplomatic Moment by Jonathan Spyer March 3, 2020 …Jerusalem’s Palestinians remain in a kind of limbo. Israel places barriers before their acquisition of full citizenship, and they can complain justly of large discrepancies in municipal … Continue reading

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“Jews from around the world will be able to land at Ben-Gurion and in a short amount of time be at the Western Wall to be spiritually uplifted”

JNS Extension of high-speed rail to Old City Jerusalem expected to alleviate traffic, boost tourism by Josh Hasten February 20, 2020 In what is being dubbed as a historical development, Israel’s Transportation Ministry announced this week that is it moving … Continue reading

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“The arrival of dozens of world leaders to Jerusalem to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and commit to fighting anti-Semitism represents recognition of Zionism’s fundamental truth: The Land of Israel is the one and only, eternal homeland of the Jewish people”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) A great – but fragile – triumph of Zionism by Caroline B. Glick January 24, 2020 …The arrival of dozens of world leaders in Jerusalem to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and commit themselves … Continue reading

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France’s President Macron finds time during Holocaust remembrance visit to take a meeting with Mahmoud Abbas famed holocaust-denier

TIMES OF ISRAEL Hosting Macron, Abbas says he hopes France will recognize Palestine by Adam Rasgon January 23, 2020 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met French President Emmanuel Macron in Ramallah late Wednesday evening and expressed his hope that France … Continue reading

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President Macron loses temper with Israeli security in Jerusalem’s Old City

REUTERS Macron berates Israeli security men in tussle at Jerusalem church by John Irish January 22, 2020 “Go outside,” French President Emmanuel Macron demanded in English in a melee with Israeli security men on Wednesday, demanding they leave a Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Market and pilgrimage road were found in an area of Jerusalem archaeologist Levy refers to as the equivalent of “Times Square”

CBN NEWS Israeli Archaeologists May Have Uncovered Bustling Jerusalem Market from the Time of Jesus by Emily Jones January 6, 2020 The Israel Antiquities Authority believes it may have found a 2,000-year-old market next to the recently discovered Pilgrimage Road … Continue reading

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As of December 21, it’s official: Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in 30 minutes

JNS Tel Aviv-Jerusalem fast train finally begins operations December 22, 2019 After an 11-year delay, the new high-speed rail link between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem began running on Saturday night, Dec. 21. The rail line cost approximately NIS 7 billion … Continue reading

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Temple Mount prayers “conducted in a very discreet manner, but the worshipers were nevertheless clearly participating in a discernible Jewish prayer service”

JERUSALEM POST Jewish prayer has returned to the Temple Mount by Jeremy Sharon December 12, 2019 Jewish worshipers are able to pray on the Temple Mount with what appears to be the tacit consent of police forces at the site, The Jerusalem Post observed … Continue reading

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