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Six-Day War Day 6 — War Ends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the final in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which ran from June 4. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War BeginsSix-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old CitySix-Day War Day 3 — “The...

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Six-Day War Day 5 — Golan Heights are Captured

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/9/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the fifth in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through tomorrow (Saturday, June 10). Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City; 

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Six-Day War Day 4 — Egypt and Jordan Defeated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/8/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-...

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Six-Day War Day 3 — “The Temple Mount is in Our Hands”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/7/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2: At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/6/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the second in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins.

Yesterday, a surprise aerial attack on the Egyptian Air Force set the stage for some ...

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Six-Day War Day 1 – War Begins

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is the first in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War. Starting Monday June 5 and concluding on Saturday June 10, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.  For a prelude, see

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50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/4/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is a prelude to our daily re-created coverage of the Six Day War. Starting Monday, June 5, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.

The Six-Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which takes places tomorrow on June 5, 2017, is “one of history’s...

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Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00am 5/24/2017 at 10:00am

Today (May 24th) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar and an Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day is held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.

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Sbarro bombing mastermind Ahlam Tamimi feels persecuted by U.S. extradition attempt

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/25/2017 at 6:00pm

We have documented extensively the ghoulish pleasure Ahlam Tamimi took in murdering children at the Sbarro Pizzeria in Jerusalem in 2001, including great joy when she found out that more children were killed than she previously knew.

Ahlam was released by Israel in October 2011 as part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner...

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Jordanian High Court rejects U.S. extradition request for Ahlam Tamimi

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:00pm 3/20/2017 at 10:00pm

We reported last week on the unsealing of a criminal complaint against Ahlam al-Tamimi, the mastermind of the 2001 Sbarro Pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem, 

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Report: Jordan unlikely to extradite Ahlam Tamimi, the Savage of Sbarro pizzeria bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 17, 2017 at 10:00am 3/17/2017 at 10:00am

We reported a few days ago on the unsealing of a criminal complaint against Ahlam al-Tamimi, the mastermind of the 2001 Sbarro Pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem, U.S. to seek extradition of Ahlam Tamimi, the Savage of Sbarro Pizzeria bombing.

The Sbarro bombing killed fifteen people, including two American citizens. Ahlam’s only regret,...

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U.S. to seek extradition of Ahlam Tamimi, the Savage of Sbarro Pizzeria bombing (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/14/2017 at 4:00pm

The 2001 Sbarro Pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem for me has been one of the place markers in the history of terrorism, one of those reference points which changed everything.

Other such “before and after” points, to me, are the 1972 Munich Massacre of Israeli athletes (1972); the bombing of the Beirut...

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Jordan Executes 15 People, 10 For Terrorism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/4/2017 at 1:00pm
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In 2014, ISIS shot down and captured a Jordanian pilot, and they later locked him in a cage, burned him alive, and posted the video for the world to see.  In resp...

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Israel, Jordan Sign $10 Billion Gas Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:00am 9/28/2016 at 10:00am

Companies in Israel’s natural gas field has signed a $10 billion agreement with Jordan to supply the country with gas, thus pushing Israel into a natural gas powerhouse. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Noble Energy Inc. of Houston and its partners in the Leviathan gas field will supply Amman-based National Electric Power...

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Jordanian writer assassinated for sharing cartoon ‘offensive’ to Islam

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 7:30pm 9/25/2016 at 7:30pm
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A prominent Jordanian writer named Nahed Hattar was facing charges in Amman for sharing a cartoon on Facebook which was deemed offensive to Islam. He was killed outside the courthouse this weekend.

Al Jazeera reports:

Jordan: Nahed Hattar shot dead ahead of cartoon trial

A gunman has shot dead prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar...

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Jerusalem Reunited 1967: Three Israeli Soldiers, One Iconic Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/4/2016 at 7:00pm

Tomorrow (June 5) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar, it’s held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after...

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Temple Mount, Passover 2016: Muslims Riot, Harass Visitors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 10:30am 5/1/2016 at 10:30am

This past week, during the intermediate days of Passover (Chol Hamoed), nearly 900 Israeli Jews, roughly 100 to 300 per day, ascended Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Thousands of tourists also visited the sacred place over the course of the week.

The site is the place of the two Jewish Temples in antiquity. It’s considered...

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