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Archaeologists Discover ‘Jerusalem’ Inscription on 2000-Year-Old Column

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 4:51pm 10/9/2018 at 4:51pm
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WOW. What a find! Archaeologists unveiled the earliest known inscription of Jerusalem in Hebrew on a 2,000-year-old column at The Israel Museum. From The Jerusalem Post:

The words: “Hanania son of Dudolos from Jerusalem” was etched on the column which was part of a building that stood in a Jewish potters village...

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We Remember: Sbarro Pizzeria Massacre, Jerusalem, Aug. 9, 2001

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9:00am 8/9/2018 at 9:00am
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On this day back in 2001 a depraved woman—Ahlam Tamimi—delivered a human bomb to a packed downtown Jerusalem pizzeria at lunchtime, Never forget: Sbarro Pizzeria Massacre, Jerusalem, Aug. 9 2001.

Fifteen people, including two U.S. citizens, were murdered in this Hamas-orchestrated attack.

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This Year in Jerusalem: Kotel, Colleagues and Halvah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/8/2018 at 2:00pm
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This past week I took a short but memorable and rewarding trip, both professionally and personally, to one of the holiest cities on the planet.

Below I chronicle my 4 days in Jerusalem. Most of the images are personal photos and many were shared on Facebook, so I’ve included those posts as...

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May 14: U.S. Embassy Moves to Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:00am 5/14/2018 at 7:00am

Today (May 14) the U.S. embassy will officially move from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital city.

The move, widely regarded as historic and “momentous” for Israel and the Jewish people, will coincide with the anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence 70 years ago on the Gregorian calendar. It also comes one day...

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EU statement opposing U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem blocked by “New Europe” Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:00am 5/13/2018 at 10:00am
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It is being reported by Barak Ravid of Israel’s Channel 10 news that Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania blocked a joint European Union statement criticizing the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

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AIPAC: Guatemalan President Announces He’ll Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 7:03pm 3/4/2018 at 7:03pm
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Late last year, Guatemala announced that it would follow the U. S.’s lead and move its embassy to Jerusalem.

At AIPAC today, Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales announced that this historic move would be completed in May of this year.

The Times of Israel reports:

Guatemala’s president told the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington on...

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Islamist Supremacy at Temple Mount: US Congressmen detained after falsely accused of praying

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 11:30am 2/25/2018 at 11:30am

United States lawmakers Scott R. Tipton (R-Colo) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va) were stopped and questioned by Israeli police on the morning of February 22nd while they were visiting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

According to media reports of the incident (see, for example, here and here), Tipton and McKinley were detained...

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U.S. Embassy moving to Jerusalem on May 14, 2018 – Israel’s 70th Independence Day

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/23/2018 at 12:00pm

We have covered the campaign promise, then announcement that the U.S. Embassy would move to Jerusalem, as part of the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

That has met a furious response from Palestinians, including a boycott of U.S. diplomacy, and scattered violence.

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70,000 People Gather in Calcutta for Pro-Israel Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/15/2018 at 1:00pm

A whopping 70,000 people gathered in Calcutta, India Wednesday to show their support for Israel. Protestors marched, demanding the Indian government recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The rally was held on the tenth anniversary of the founding of Hindu Samhati, an organization reportedly dedicated to unifying Hindus in...

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Bill Maher defends Trump on Jerusalem: “I hate to agree with Donald Trump … but I do”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:00pm 1/28/2018 at 2:00pm
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Bill Maher can be infuriatingly liberal, but when he gets something right, he gets it really right. And what he frequently gets right are issues related to free speech, political correctness, liberal intolerance and false accusations of Islamophobia. And Israel.

Here are some of the things he has gotten really right that...

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Palestinian protesters hang and burn Trump/Pence in effigy on Palestinian TV

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/27/2018 at 5:30pm

Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has angered the Palestinian Authority leadership so much that they cut off diplomacy with the U.S. regarding peace talks with Israel.

Mahmoud Abbas tried, unsuccessfully, to get the Europeans to substitute for the U.S., and has launched nearly deranged tirades against the...

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In Israel, Mike Pence responds to critics of Embassy move to Jerusalem: We’re speeding it up to 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7:00pm 1/22/2018 at 7:00pm

I reported this weekend on reports that the U.S. planned to move our Embassy from Tel Aviv, to Israel’s capital Jerusalem, by the end of 2019.

This timetable, which was faster than...

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Reports: U.S. to redesignate Jerusalem Consulate as Embassy in 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 5:45pm 1/20/2018 at 5:45pm

Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and ordering preparations to commence to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv, did not lead to the widespread violence that critics predicted. It has, however, caused the Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas to lay bare his decades old anti-Semitism in a recent...

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Report: Egyptian Leaders Accept Trump’s Jerusalem Move

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:30pm 1/7/2018 at 3:30pm

When President Trump affirmed his support for Israel by acknowledging “the obvious . . . that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital,” the Middle East w...

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Archeologists uncover more proof of Jewish rule in Jerusalem during First Temple era

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 7:00am 1/2/2018 at 7:00am
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Despite Palestinian and UNESCO efforts to remove the Jewish indigenous history in Israel, particularly Jerusalem, the evidence keeps showing up in archeological digs. It’s why Israelis want to keep digging, and Palestinians oppose any digging, particularly in the area of the Temple Mount and Western Wall.

One seeks the truth, the other...

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Guatemala to move Embassy to Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/25/2017 at 3:30pm

The government of Guatemala is going to follow the U.S. lead, and move its Embassy to Jerusalem, in recognition that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

Ynet News reports:

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Jake Tapper Rips UN for Hypocrisy Regarding Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 11:30am 12/25/2017 at 11:30am

Jake Tapper of CNN is one of the few mainstream media stars who is willing to occasionally question his industry’s assumption and practice journalism as opposed to simply accepting predetermined narratives.

On Thursday he continued this tradition by ripping Wednesday’s United Nations General Assembly

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