Temple Mount

Bishop and church should apologize for spreading false atrocity story, says CAMERA

Episcopal Bishop Gayle Harris’s defamatory comments about Israel has prompted an official response from the Episcopal Diocese of …

Jerusalem

UN to open Palestinian schools despite US funding cuts

Even with a budget shortfall, UNRWA said it is crucial to "protect the fundamental right to education." But the UN agency charged with assisting …

Israel

Son of Madonna

Dec 25, 2012<p>7 Min read time<p>Topics:<p>Whereas Christians know Jesus as the son of God, Muslims know him simply as the son of Mary.<p>For Christianity, …

Theology

Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinian women at Al-Aqsa

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained six Palestinian women, on Wednesday, while being present at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East …

Rights & Freedoms

Police foiled alleged plan to carry out stabbing attack in Jerusalem

Hebron resident was carrying knife and tear gas, police say.<p>><br>• ><p>Police officers stand guard at an entrance to Al-Aksa mosque on the Temple Mount in …

Extremism

Abbas: We will thwart Trump's plan, Nation-State Law

He also pledged to continue payments to Palestinian security prisoners and families of "martyrs" killed while carrying out terrorist attacks against …

Israel

Israel police ban Palestinian girl from Aqsa, summon 2 Muslim guards

Israeli police on Tuesday banned a Palestinian girl from holy al-Aqsa Mosque for a couple of weeks and summoned two Muslim guards to questioning.

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Lullabies and Blood Libels

A riddle for the ages: If no Jews are involved in the commission of a criminal act, can it still be called a Jewish crime? Here’s one better: what if …

Jewish Culture

Support For Two-State Solution Drops To Historic Low

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Support for a two-state solution among Israelis and Palestinians has dropped to a record low following years of a moribund peace …

Israel

Muslim Western Wall Denial Continues

A stone that fell off the Western Wall can be seen near the wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, July 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias.Hanna Issa, the …

Jerusalem

Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque - Region - World

Dozens of Israeli settlers on Sunday stormed Al Aqsa Mosque from Bab al Magharibah gate under strong protection from Israeli occupation forces.<p>They …

Al-Aqsa Mosque

2,200-year-old gold earring found in Jerusalem parking lot

The tiny gold filigree earring from the Hellenistic era was discovered during an archeological dig next to the City of David National Park.

Archaeology

A Response to Margaret Barker (Part One)

From a BYU panel on which I appeared with the British biblical scholar Margaret Barker some time ago: It’s a privilege to be here, and I want to …

Jerusalem

Crumbling stone in the Western Wall exposes Jerusalem’s religious fractures

It was an otherwise unremarkable occurrence – a lone stone, possibly weakened by erosion, cracked, slipped and plummeted to earth.<p>But this stone was not unremarkable. It had been placed there centuries ago as part of a long stretch of limestone blocks in Jerusalem called the Western Wall – known …

Israel

Violent riots on Gaza border to continue this week

The Supreme National Organization of the March of Return and Breaking the Siege is urging Palestinian Arabs in both “Palestine” and abroad to take …

Israel

Israel seizes land south of al-Aqsa mosque for public use

Israeli authorities in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds have informed citizens of Silwan neighborhood south of al-Aqsa Mosque Compund of confiscating …

Israel

Two Women of the Wall activists detained during Elul service

Women of the Wall said that in light of the serial harassment during their monthly prayer services, they “came prepared today with female bodyguards …

World News

Battle Against Christians On Temple Mount

But look only to the site that Hashem your God will choose amidst all your tribes as His habitation, to establish His name there. There you are to …

Jerusalem

Saving Lives Regardless: The Diverse Volunteers of Israel’s United Hatzalah

<i>"Even when the helicopter landed to transport you to the hospital, what mattered most to you was your friends who were also injured in the accident.</i> …

Israel

25 Unique Traditions Around the World

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>The human instinct to create meaningful rituals is universal.<p>Homemade rockets hurtle into the mountains to invite the beginning of the rainy season. A daughter takes afternoon tea with her aging father to keep the memories alive. Hundreds of people build human towers several …

Travel Photography

Is the Western Wall falling down?

EVER since the Roman army tried to topple it in the 1st century, knocking a few slabs from the top, the Western Wall in Jerusalem has remained …

Western Wall

The Jewish State of Israel: Democracy or Apartheid?

Israel’s recent “national unity” law calls the country “unique” to the Jewish people. But 21 percent of Israelis are Arabs. Do Jewish values conflict …

Israel

Violations of the Temple Mount status quo

For many Israeli Jews, what happened on Friday (July 26) merits no surprise: Palestinians commemorated the first anniversary of the “metal detectors …

Israel

In find of ancient gold earring, echoes of Greek rule over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A gold earring believed to date back more than 2000 years has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, in what Israeli archaeologists called rare evidence of Hellenistic influence.<p>The 4 centimeter (1.5 inch)-long filigree hoop with a ram's head …

Archaeology

You Are Either With God or Against Him - There Is No Middle Ground, Priest Warns

The Bible teaches us that there is not a fence or middle ground with Jesus; He compels us to make a choice.<p>You are either with Him or you are in the …

Jerusalem

2,000-year-old horned gold earring found near Jerusalem's Temple Mount

Jerusalem

Always the way... you can only find one ear-ring! 2,200-year-old gold jewellery is unearthed in Jerusalem - but archaeologists can't find its pair

A 2,200-year-old gold earring has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, providing rare evidence of Hellenistic …

Parker Solar Probe

Soldier demands one law for all

405th Artillery Corps Battalion soldier petitions Military Advocate General: Let me participate in Um al-Fahm 'Jewish Power' parade.

Israel

Encountering Peace: A question of honor

The enmity and fear that have deepened with the conflict have dehumanized the way that Israelis and Palestinians view each other. Almost no human …

Israel

President of Israel Hotel Association explains how tourism can increase

“Potentially, Israel is the classic tourist destination. We have everything a tourist desires. Israel is very small place, but our geographical …

World News