Jerusalem

Israeli stabbed at embassy in Jordan, attacker and second man shot dead

A Jordanian man stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli security officer at the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday before he was shot dead, a security source said. A second Jordanian was also killed.

The incident occurred late Sunday afternoon, but was kept under gag order by the Israeli military censor until Monday morning.

The incident occurred…

Terror at Halamish: When a family’s Shabbat celebration turned into a bloody massacre

The family had gathered for a Friday night Shabbat dinner to celebrate the birth that morning of a grandchild.

The Shabbat table was covered with a bright white tablecloth, laden with snacks, bottles of cola and an unopened bottle of whiskey.

They were waiting for other guests to arrive, the door of their home at the settlement of Halamish…

Two Israelis killed, two wounded, in stabbing attack in West Bank

Two Israelis were killed and another two were seriously wounded in a stabbing attack in the Israeli settlement of Halamish in the West Bank on Friday night.

Paramedics said two men, one in his 60s and another in his 40s, died of their wounds sustained in the attack in a home in a settlement. They were initially listed among three people in…

City of David Top Finds #9 and #10: Ancient Menorah Engraving and Silver Scrolls

City of David Top Finds #8: House of David Inscription

City of David Top Finds #7: Temple Mount Capstone

City of David Top Finds #6: Ancient Half Shekel and Beka

City of David Top Finds #5 and #4: The Shiloh Inscription and Seals of Prophet Jeremiah’s Captors

City of David Top Finds #3: The Ancient Pool of Siloam

City of David Top Finds #2: The Road of Pilgrimage to the Temple Mount

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City of David Top Finds #1: King Hezekiah’s Royal Seal

Israel fumes over ‘sad, pathetic’ UNESCO decision on Jerusalem

Israeli officials angrily rejected a resolution by a UN body condemning its activity in East Jerusalem and the Old City, with the Foreign Ministry saying the move was irrelevant.

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Jerusalem Attempting to Thwart Latest Anti-Israel Motion at UNESCO

The Israeli government is advancing an effort to thwart the latest anti-Israel initiative at the United Nations cultural body UNESCO.

The new motion would deny Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem and label Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, a Jewish holy site, as an endangered world heritage site in the “State of Palestine.”

Arab states initiated the…

Netanyahu slams PA after Jerusalem attack: ‘No limit to lies, brazenness’

The international community must demand that the Palestinian Authority end payments to the families of terrorists, “something that only encourages terrorism,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting.

Netanyahu’s comments came in the wake of two simultaneous terrorists attack at the Damascus Gate on…

Jerusalem

Palestinians to claim Cave of the Patriarchs as World Heritage Site

There are 1,052 UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites in the world, nine of them Israeli, two of them Palestinian. The registration process and declaration of each site usually takes a number of years, but the PA want to take advantage of a clause in the regulations that allows to fast-track this procedure by claiming the sites are endangered.

The…

Sneak Peek at New Film on Six Day War, “In Our Hands”

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Avi Dichter On Why Jerusalem Should Never Be Divided

How Israel Broke Arab Blockade of Jerusalem During ’48 War