White House spokesman Josh Earnest read out a condemnation of Israel's latest plans for construction in East Jerusalem, just hours after President Barack Obama had received a visit from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Ma'an reports, "Israeli settlers early Tuesday occupied 23 houses in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan south of the Old City of Jerusalem, a local information center said."
An expedition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Carnegie Institute of Science has measured a roughly 40% reduction in the rate of calcium carbonate deposited in Australia's Great Barrier Reef in the last 35 years — a scenario...Show More Summary
Archaeologists investigating the remains of an ancient city overlooking the Sea of Galilee say they've found the best evidence yet of a devastating earthquake—one of two that leveled the Greco-Roman municipality, the Jerusalem Post reports. The University of Haifa researchers, who have been excavating Hippos for 15 years, said...
An expedition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Carnegie Institute of Science has measured a roughly 40% reduction in the rate of calcium carbonate deposited in Australia's Great Barrier Reef in the last 35 years — a scenario that could damage the reef framework and endanger the entire coral ecosystem. read more
Last summer, Tariq Khdeir, a 15-year-old American citizen from Baltimore, accompanied his parents to the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat for a six-week visit with relatives. The first friend Tariq made when he arrived was his cousin, Muhammad Abu Khdeir, whom Tariq had not seen since he was four years old. Show More Summary
THE AKITU FESTIVAL: Slapping the king on the cheek in ancient Babylon. The humiliation of the king during the New Year ritual served a double purpose. (Alexander Zvielli, Jerusalem Post ). Excerpt:It was only after the king finishedShow More Summary
JERUSALEM — After the killing Sept. 23 of two Palestinians suspected of kidnapping and fatally shooting three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank in June, Israeli officials declared the end of a case that shook Israel and triggered a series of events that culminated in a 50-day war with the militant...
Violence / Raids / Clashes / Dispersal of protests / Illegal arrests — Jerusalem / West Bank 10-year-old injured in settler hit-and-run; forces kidnap 3 in West Bank IMEMC/Agencies 25 Sept — An Israeli settler deliberately ran over a Palestinian child in the occupied east Jerusalem town of Silwan on Thursday, according to Wadi Hilweh
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian family has begun to demolish part of a building it owns in East Jerusalem to avoid paying fines after the Israeli municipality issued a demolition order, the…
What kind of a person do you have to be to get taken in and abused by a religious cult?According to a piece in The Jerusalem Post that cites Britain's Cult Information Center,[P]eople in cults tend to be “intelligent, idealistic, well-educated,...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Hundreds of Palestinian Muslim worshipers were allowed to access the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on Wednesday at noon after being prevented from entering the…
Thousands of Palestinians mourned the deaths Tuesday of two Palestinian men suspected of kidnapping and killing three Israeli students in June, the Jerusalem Post reports. A massive funeral procession honoring Marwan Kawasme and Amar Abuysha moved through the streets of Hebron, featuring mourners waving Palestinian and Hamas flags. Show More Summary
The Israeli Defense Forces shot down a Syrian fighter plane over the Israeli Golan Heights Tuesday morning using a Patriot missile, the Israeli army said. The Jerusalem Post reports that the Israel Air Force detected a Sukhoi-24 Syrian fighter jet crossing into Israel's air space at 8:57 am. Show More Summary
SKEPTICISM: World's oldest siddur or overpriced patchwork? Jerusalem's Bible Lands Museum unveils what they suggest is the world's oldest siddur. But is it really? (I24News). Excerpt:"I believe the Green Foundation acted in good faith...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has shot down a Syrian aircraft that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the fatal abduction of three Israeli teens in June, one of the incidents that ultimately sparked the Gaza war this summer, an Israeli military spokesman said.
16-year-old Mohammed Abu Sankara passed away two weeks ago, following an injury he sustained while participating in a violent riot in a Jerusalem suburb. The riot took place in East Jerusalem, far away from the Gaza Strip and the Hamas terrorist group it was supporting. Show More Summary