Posts tagged with "Jerusalem"



English · 26. December 2016
"I did not plan to be here this evening but in light of the UN resolution I thought that there was no better place to light the second Chanukah candle than the Western Wall. According to the UN resolution, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, they occupied Palestinian territory. According to the UN resolution, the villages that they started out from in the Modi'in area, those villages and that area were 'occupied Palestinian territory'.

English · 08. December 2016
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held their second summit this morning (Thursday, 8 December 2016), in Jerusalem, after having met in Nicosia this past January. Prime Minister Netanyahu also held separate meetings with each of the leaders.


English · 06. December 2016
President Reuven Rivlin this evening (Sunday), in Jerusalem, addressed a summit of publishers and writers of Jewish media outlets from around the world.

English · 19. November 2016
Gay rights activist files police complaint against Shlomo Amar for comments during interview in which he also takes aim at Reform Jews

English · 05. November 2016
In a complex enforcement operation, inspectors of the Israel Antiquities Authority seized a papyrus that includes the earliest reference to Jerusalem in an extra-biblical document, which is written in ancient Hebrew script and dates to the time of the Kingdom of Judah

English · 26. October 2016
Addressing event via video, Republican candidate vows to stand ‘side-by-side with the Jewish people’; Pence says ‘Israel’s fight is our fight’
English · 23. October 2016
Lower house calls on UN delegate to protest against contentious vote; Italian Jews demonstrate in Rome over Italy abstention

English · 18. October 2016
PA says decision reminds Israel it is an occupier, after UN cultural arm okays resolution that ignores Jewish, Christian ties to holy city

English · 16. October 2016
With increased archeological findings of a Byzantine presence prior to the Muslim conquest, the historical holy site is clearly linked to Judaism, Islam, and Christianity — and not necessarily in that order

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