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Police and rescue personnel at the scene of a terror attack near the Central Bus Station in Jerusalem. Two Israelis wear moderatly injured in the stabbing attack, and the Palestinian terrorist was shot, Sept. 13, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Palestinian terrorist stabs, moderately injures two Israeli students in Jerusalem

A Palestinian terrorist stabbed and moderately injured two Israeli men in their 20s near the Jerusalem Central Bus Station on Monday afternoon. The attack victims, both yeshivah students, have been evacuated to the hospital. A Border Policewoman...
Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden (left) and Ayman al-Zawahiri in 2001. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

In 9/11 anniversary message, Al-Qaeda chief warns ‘Jerusalem will not be Judaized’

In a video marking 20 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri attacked Arab countries for “collaborating” with the United States, calling them “Zionist Arabs.” Al-Zawahiri also vowed that...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the Knesset on June 13, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Lapid says Biden plan to reopen US Palestinian mission in Jerusalem a ‘bad idea’

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Wednesday said Israel believes the U.S. plan to reopen its consulate in Jerusalem to service Palestinians is a “bad idea,” while arguing that the consulate could fracture the fragile...

Old Yemenite synagogue in Kfar HaShiloach hosts special Selichot event

A special Slichot event was held on Monday in the the Old Synagogue of the Yemenite Village—Kfar HaShiloach—in Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood. The event was an initiative of the Public Council of the Kfar HaShiloach Heritage Center, chaired...

‘A Will to Survive’ recalls Arab ethnic cleansing of Jerusalem’s Jews

I recently stumbled upon a photography book shot by the acclaimed Life magazine wartime photographer John Phillips. The large, innocuous-looking book was simply titled, A Will to Survive. After flipping through the pages, I realized I entered a...
The Davidson Center Archaeological Park, adjacent to Jerusalem's Western Wall. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Archeologists find evidence of Jerusalem earthquake described in Bible

Archeologists have uncovered in the City of David National Park in Jerusalem the first evidence of the capital being hit with an earthquake that was mentioned in the Bible, reported i24News. According to the first verse of...
Israeli Supreme Court justice Yitzhak Amit (center) attends a petition regarding the evacuation of Palestinian families from their home in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem on Aug. 2, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Will Israel’s politicized Supreme Court stick to law on Palestinian Sheikh Jarrah squatters?

In what can be seen as an eyebrow-raising moment, Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday noted that the Jewish owners of properties under dispute in the Shimon HaTzadik neighborhood of Jerusalem, which is often erroneously...
In a new temporary exhibit, “Coffee: East and West,” the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem pulls all those strands together to tell a compelling story of economic, social, religious and cultural significance, July 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

East meets West: Jerusalem exhibit displays coffee culture through the ages

Coffee culture in Israel is as varied as the population. Bedouin hospitality dictates finely ground dark coffee served in tiny cups; Arabs will serve strong Turkish coffee often spiked with a dash of cardamom...
Israeli security forces guard as a group of Jewish visitors on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, during Tisha B'Av, July 18, 2021. Photo by Jamal Awad/Flash90

Why is support for ‘freedom of worship for Jews’ on the Temple Mount so...

Maybe it was just the product of the ongoing civil war between the different political parties on the Israeli right. Or maybe it was just time that an Israeli prime minister said something that,...
The 27th annual Tisha B’Av walk around Jerusalem’s Old City. Credit: Courtesy.

Sovereignty Movement calls for ‘Greater Jerusalem’

Hundreds of participants took part in the 27th annual Tisha B’Av walk around Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night to commemorate the destruction of the two Jewish Holy Temples, as well as to demonstrate...