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U.S. Embassy: Next Year in Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:30am 11/13/2016 at 7:30am
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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 Rome Wednesday.

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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!

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:00pm 7/4/2016 at 9:00pm
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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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More Temple Mount incitement: “Allah, annihilate all the Jews… enable us to kill them!”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 7:30pm 6/19/2016 at 7:30pm
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Since 1967 — when Israel liberated the Jewish holy sites in eastern Jerusalem — the Temple Mount has been administered by agreement through the Islamic Waqf, a Jordanian-funded trust which oversees the site’s day-to-day religious functions.

The Temple Mount is the most sacred site in Judaism, sanctified as the place where the Jewish...

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To be in Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 8:30am 6/6/2016 at 8:30am

Sunday, June 5, 2016, was Jerusalem Day.

Prof. Miriam Elman had a write up on the significance of Jerusalem Day and the liberation of the Old City, Jerusalem Reunited 1967: Three Israeli Soldiers, One Iconic Photo.

The Israeli national holiday celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967, after part of the city including the...

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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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U.S. Embassy: Next Year in Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:30pm 3/27/2016 at 9:30pm
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The Republican candidates made a lot of pledges to the record-breaking pro-Israel crowd at last week’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, D.C.

Among them was the promise that they’ll move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

So, if he becomes President, will Donald Trump, Ted Cruz...

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American Teenager Murdered in Palestinian Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3:00pm 11/19/2015 at 3:00pm

Today, American Yeshiva student Ezra Schwartz was murdered in the Gush Etzion area of the West Bank in Jerusalem. He was one of three killed when a Palestinian terrorist open fired into a traffic jam.

The Jerusalem Post reports:

Seven others were lightly wounded in the attack, two Israeli women and five...

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Report from Israel: “They will never drive us out, no matter how much terror they pour on us”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 12, 2015 at 8:30pm 10/12/2015 at 8:30pm
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When Professor Jacobson asked if I wanted to write a post describing how we Israelis are feeling under the current onslaught of terror and vicious incitement, I thought to myself “How do I expand “furious, angry, frightened and frustrated” into a few hundred words?

It is rather hard to put these harsh...

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