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RIP David Rubinger: Israel’s Iconic Photographer Dies at 92

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/3/2017 at 1:30pm

David Rubinger, the celebrated Israeli photojournalist renowned for taking the iconic June 7, 1967 photo of Israeli soldiers in front of the Western Wall (the Kotel) in Jerusalem shortly after its capture during the Six-Day War, died on Wednesday March 1.

His death was announced yesterday by his children.

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Has Trump gone soft on Jerusalem Embassy move after threats of violence?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 7:45pm 1/24/2017 at 7:45pm

Donald Trump repeatedly promised to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem.

That promise was made not only during the campaign, but after the election.

In response, the Palestinians did what they always do — internationalize the conflict coupled with threats of violence.

Numerous high officials in the Palestinian Authority...

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Palestinian leadership launches ballistic tirades as US Embassy announcement nears

https://www.memri.org/tv/fatah-central-committee-member-jibril-rajoub-trump-lunatic-and-fascist-his-plan-move-israeli
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2:45pm 1/22/2017 at 2:45pm
https://www.memri.org/tv/fatah-central-committee-member-jibril-rajoub-trump-lunatic-and-fascist-his-plan-move-israeli

Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Despite reports that an announcement could come as soon as Monday morning, January 23, 2017, The Wh...

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Will Trump capitulate to Palestinian threats over U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 8:40pm 1/15/2017 at 8:40pm

We have covered the escalating threats from leaders of and functionaries in the Palestinian Authority that there will be violence if the Donald Trump fulfills his promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem.

This is a two-faced move, Palestinian leadership’s two-faced Jerusalem Embassy game:

We reported...

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Palestinian leadership’s two-faced Jerusalem Embassy game

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/9/2017 at 4:30pm

We reported the other day on the escalating campaign by Palestinian leaders threatening and predicting violence if the U.S. moves our embassy to Jerusalem, Palestinian leadership: There will be violence if U.S. moves Embassy to Jerusalem.

While Hamas is behind some of the incitement, an important feature of incitement regarding the Embassy is...

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Palestinian terrorist uses truck in deadly Jerusalem attack (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 9:15am 1/8/2017 at 9:15am

We previously documented how the Palestinian terror tactic of car rammings had migrated to Europe in the form of truck rammings, which killed 84...

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Palestinian leadership: There will be violence if U.S. moves Embassy to Jerusalem

https://www.memri.org/tv/fatah-official-sultan-abu-al-einein-transfer-us-embassy-jerusalem-will-lead-renewed-bloodshed
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/3/2017 at 7:00pm
https://www.memri.org/tv/fatah-official-sultan-abu-al-einein-transfer-us-embassy-jerusalem-will-lead-renewed-bloodshed

Donald Trump has promised, both himself and through surrogates, to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

That move, long promised by American presidents but never implemented, would have particular importance in light of UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which the Obama administration pushed behind the scenes and allowed to...

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Prof. Miriam Elman in WaPo: Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, for peace sake

http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/explorer/places/170432.htm
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 30, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/30/2016 at 4:00pm
http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/explorer/places/170432.htm

Last week I was invited by an editor of The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog to contribute an article focusing on the issues surrounding president-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The article, “

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Why do so many Americans cheer when Bibi Netanyahu sticks it to Obama?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 9:00pm 12/28/2016 at 9:00pm

We’ve covered the back and forth today, from John Kerry’s angry policy speech putting most of the blame on Israel for failure to reach an agreement on the final status of the dispute, to Bibi Netanyahu’s equally blistering rebuttal.

The rallying around Israel and Netanyahu by politicians on both sides of the...

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Archeologists: Jewish movement to liberate Jerusalem started in year 67, not 1967

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Free-Zion-coin-minted-1967-years-ago-unveiled-475062#article=6017RTUwNjczNTFBOUU5RkFENjU0QjQ5QUMzMTIwNEJGRkI=
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:20pm 12/12/2016 at 6:20pm
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Free-Zion-coin-minted-1967-years-ago-unveiled-475062#article=6017RTUwNjczNTFBOUU5RkFENjU0QjQ5QUMzMTIwNEJGRkI=

As UNESCO, Palestinians, and Jew-haters everywhere seek strip Jews of their heritage in the land of Israel and Jerusalem, archeological facts keep getting in the way.

I previously highlighted one find, UNESCO hardest hit: 2700 year old Hebrew papyrus mentions Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post reports on another archeological find that has a certain...

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U.S. Embassy: Next Year in Jerusalem?

http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/explorer/places/170432.htm
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:30am 11/13/2016 at 7:30am
http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/explorer/places/170432.htm

President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on a promise that the United States would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of the Jewish state.

He also vowed that when he became president he’d relocate the U.S. embassy from its current beachside location in Tel Aviv to the Holy City.

 

Now, some are saying that...

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UNESCO don’t give a **** – Pope Francis says God promised Holy Land to Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 2:15pm 10/27/2016 at 2:15pm

This is a follow up to our prior post, UNESCO hardest hit: 2700 year old Hebrew papyrus mentions Jerusalem.

JNS reports, Pope Francis says God promised the Holy Land to Jews:

Pope Francis declared that God promised the Holy Land to the people of Israel in a speech at the Vatican in...

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UNESCO hardest hit: 2700 year old Hebrew papyrus mentions Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/26/2016 at 4:00pm

UNESCO continues to implement the holy Islamic Jihad against the Jews and Jewish History demanded by the Palestinian by passing a second resolution earlier today expunging the Jewish and Christian connection to the Temple Mount. The Israeli ambassador threw it in the trash.

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UNESCO’s Exec Board ratifies resolution purging Jewish connection to Temple Mount

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/19/2016 at 4:00pm

Wrapping up its session in Paris that began several weeks ago, yesterday the United Nation’s cultural agency adopted a Palestinian and Arab state-sponsored resolution on Jerusalem that ignores both Jewish and Christian attachments to Jerusalem’s sacred sites.

As we noted in a

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UNESCO attempts to erase Jewish connection to Temple Mount

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:00am 10/14/2016 at 7:00am

The United Nation’s cultural body—UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)—passed a resolution in Paris yesterday that challenges both Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem’s holy sites.

The resolution was passed as Item 25 (titled “Occupied Palestine”) of the provisional agenda for UNESCO Executive Board’s 200th session.

The document (full text here) was...

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Family of 13-year-old girl murdered by Palestinian terrorist ascends Temple Mount

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7:00am 7/13/2016 at 7:00am

On Tuesday morning July 12, 2016, the family of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, the 13-year-old Israeli girl who was brutally stabbed to death on June 30th as she lay asleep in her bed, was granted special permission to visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem—the most sacred site in Judaism.

Hallel’s anguished parents, Rina...

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Non-Muslims Banned From Temple Mount During Ramadan – Including ME!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTxyrvHs9Ho&feature=youtu.be
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:00pm 7/4/2016 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTxyrvHs9Ho&feature=youtu.be

Over the last few weeks, hundreds of thousands of devout Muslims were guaranteed unfettered access to their holy spaces on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount—the most sacred site in Judaism.

Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, which concludes on July 5, additional units of Israel’s National Police were mobilized to ensure that worshippers could...

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