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This episode features segments from the book Jerusalem Stands Alone by Mahmoud Shukair, a collection of tales narrated in a series of stand-alone ... She's a thin blonde from Marseille who rented a room in the Old City, where she shares a bathroom with her neighbors, a bathroom she uses once in the ...
Jubran said the Notre Dame Center, which is located just across the street from the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, “has a chapel, a church and a monastery. If you go there you will see it is full of pilgrims.” Jubran said that if the municipality wants to tax certain church properties, “it should be ...

Jerusalem is one of the only places outside the West Bank and Gaza that still visibly clutches on to its Palestinian identity. The old city bustles with the sound of old men and women trying to sell their goods in Arabic; there is still a sense of pride in our Arabness and Palestinianess. Unlike Haifa, Galilee and ...
In Jerusalem, restructuring continues on houses in the Old City with the aim of improving living conditions of the residents, including the restructuring of seven houses (four in 2015, three in 2016), the partial restructuring of six houses (two in 2015 and four in 2016), and the restructuring of the external ...
Given that the Old City is probably the most important tourist destination in Israel, we would definitely put it on anyone's bucket list of places to visit. But the only thing that looks to be disappearing is commonsense on the part of the author of this feature, Business Insider editors for keeping Jerusalem in the ...
Elad did not submit a special proposal for constructing the installation, but was granted permission as part of a plan that was approved 40 years ago, a plan intended to preserve open spaces around the Old City of Jerusalem while allowing the construction of recreational and sports facilities, without ...

Honenu, a nonprofit legal aid group representing the Jews who were arrested, stated that “A group of Jews made their way today to the Old City of Jerusalem, where they were attacked by a number of Arab assailants and were forced to defend themselves. After the incident, the police detained several ...
Facial hair is trendy worldwide these days, but in Jerusalem beards have never gone out of style, projecting religious mysticism, nationalism and ideals of masculinity. And in Jerusalem's Old City, the beards of Orthodox Jews, Christian clerics and devout Muslims can range from political statements to ...
The Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic and the Armenian Apostolic leaders said the moves seemed like an attempt to "weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem." The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a major place of worship in Jerusalem's Old City. Christians revere it as the site where Jesus was ...
Two Christian women pray by the closed door of the main entrance of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem on February 26, 2018, ... JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a ...
Honenu, a nonprofit legal aid group representing the Jews who were arrested, stated that “A group of Jews made their way today to the Old City of Jerusalem, where they were attacked by a number of Arab assailants and were forced to defend themselves. After the incident, the police detained several ...
The Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the American Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv will both upset ... And from this honest baseline, negotiators are a step closer to durable peace and Glick's vision for transforming Jerusalem's Old City from being the ...
And continuing with the tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Ramallah met the Ansari family, a prominent Indian family that runs the Indian hospice in the old city of Jerusalem. The head of the lodge, 86-year-old, Muhammad Munir Ansari and his son Nazeer Hussain Ansari came down ...
... adding: “It will now be submitted to the Jerusalem District Planning Committee.” The Ir Amim Association, a human rights group active in monitoring Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian territories, has criticised the plan as another way through which Israel is Judaising the Old City of Jerusalem.
Heymann explains that most of the Old City of Jerusalem is not in fact part of ancient Biblical Jerusalem. “The only part of ancient Jerusalem that lies in the Old City is the Temple Mount. The walls of the Old City were built 450 years ago by Suleiman the Great. The walls of the City of David are more than ...
"We are not taking a position of any final status issues including the specific boundaries of the Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem or the resolution of contested borders," Trump said in the December speech. "Those questions are up to the parties involved." While East Jerusalem, including the historic Old City, ...
From time immemorial until the late 19th century, almost all of Jerusalem's residents lived in the walled Old City. Divided into four uneven quadrants—the Jewish Quarter, the Muslim Quarter, the Christian Quarter and the Armenian Quarter—the Old City looms large due to its rich and multi-layered history ...

It is a move that will further anger Palestinians already enraged by the U.S. administration's recognition of the contested city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The ancient site is the holiest place where Jews can pray. It is located in the Old City, an area that falls within East Jerusalem, which was captured ...
Ultra Orthodox Jews arrive for prayers at the Small Wailing Wall or Little Kotel in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City on January 14, 2011. The site is part of the same ancient wall which used to surround the Second Temple, and lies several hundred metres north of the Western Wall, one of Judaism's ...
CAIRO: US Vice President Mike Pence held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday (Jan 20) at the start of a delayed Middle East tour overshadowed by Arab anger over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Controversy over President Donald Trump's decision to ...
When I first arrived, east and west Jerusalem had been divided for 19 years by an internationally recognized border known as the Green Line. It took days to get a visa to enter Israel through a United Nations checkpoint. While wandering through the Old City, I chanced to meet a Palestinian family.
The debate focuses on one little mountain on the eastern rim of Jerusalem's Old City. Jews call it the Temple Mount, because it once housed the temples that were the national and religious centre of their people. In its midst is a rock Jews call the foundation stone which, according to their belief, was the first ...
The archeologists discovered the clay object some time last year while they were examining dirt from the dig in Jerusalem's Old City. An important discovery at a difficult time. The seal impression does not have the name of Jerusalem on it. Yet archaeologists say the area where the impression was found ...
Birds fly on a foggy day near the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem's Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as ... 1 to discuss how to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's move last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Egypt's state news agency ...
JERUSALEM – Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal imprinted with images and Hebrew words that may have belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem. The round button-sized seal was found in a building in Jerusalem's Old City near the Western Wall and dates back to ...
What would Jerusalem be without its walls? These walls are at the heart of a renewed conflict -- both Israel and the Palestinians lay claim to the 215 acres bound within. But in its shadows, day-to-day life flourishes. Families picnic, worshippers pray, hawkers peddle souvenirs and snacks, and artists use the ...
A 2,700-year-old clay seal was discovered near the plaza of the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem five years after digging through the site started. The ancient find may have once belonged to the governor of the city. On Monday, Israeli archaeologists revealed the ancient artifact was discovered, ...
Even as Israelis and Palestinians are caught in a prolonged battle of territory and dignity, the walls of Jerusalem tell the tale of a culturally rich and eclectic city. Built under the rule of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent of the Ottoman empire in 1517, the iconic ramparts have shadowed numerous conflicts the ...
“As a gesture and expression of the courageous friendship between the American people and the people of Israel, we decided to project the American and Israeli flags onto the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, the ultimate symbol of the strength of the Jewish people's connection to Jerusalem for over 3,000 ...
The U.S. has ordered government staff to avoid Jerusalem's Old City and the West Bank over fears of protests surrounding President Trump's decision whether ... The move would stop short of fulfilling Trump's campaign promise to move the embassy to Jerusalem, a long-held goal of many Israel advocates.
A European Union report leaked to The Guardian newspaper expressed ire over Israeli tourism in and around Jerusalem's Old City, calling the ongoing development of Jewish infrastructure a form of “touristic settlement.” The EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem issued a report warning that the development ...
A man walks toward the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City in Jerusalem, on November 27, 2014. In a symbolic pushback to President Donald Trump's declaration on the status of Jerusalem, Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday voted to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of ...
Israel's transport minister wants to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City and name a station next to the Western Wall after Donald Trump. Yisrael Katz said he wanted to honour the US president for his decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews ...
The Old City in Jerusalem, I'm convinced, can best be appreciated through the eyes of a guide. And if the guide is a religious Jew, all the better.
Artists are inspired by the complexity of Jerusalem, where the ... Jerusalem's Old City, where the ancient and modern are in constant touch.
In the winding alleys of the old city and the streets of downtown, the diverse ... Initiated by Mekudeshet, the Jerusalem Season of Culture, the ...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A swastika and the phrase “Death to Jews” was written on a door in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. The graffiti, written in ...
An ancient Roman theater is excavated in Jerusalem's old city, October 16, 2017. Olivier Fitoussi Israel's Antiquities Authority's Dr. Joe Uziel ...
A Palestinian shop owner was hospitalized after hundreds of extremist Israeli settlers rioted in the Jerusalem's Old City, an eyewitness told ...
A Palestinian shop owner was hospitalized after hundreds of Jewish teenagers reportedly rioted in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City ...
Legal complaint following church's sale of Jerusalem land to Israel ... which are two hotels and a large building in the Old City of Jerusalem.
... to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad Reuters.
Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan has been seeking “security solutions” to build a new Israeli Jewish settlement near the Ras ...
Culinary treasures of Jerusalem's Old City. Jerusalem ... Jerusalem is home to some of the most ancient culinary traditions in the world. The Old ...
Jerusalem Lives (Tahya Al Quds) (27 August – 15 December), will be a ... in photographs of themselves at landmarks in Jerusalem's Old City.
David Gellman, director of the excavation in east Jerusalem's walled Old City, said that while the area was rich in archaeological finds, few such ...
Strolling through the labyrinth of streets in the old city of Jerusalem, one imbibes the aura of spirituality that exudes from ancient Islamic and ...
The Greek Orthodox church is one of the largest property owners in the Holy Land, including in Jerusalem's Old City, one of the most sensitive ...
Behind a green door on Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa, the winding Christian pilgrimage route through the Old City that follows the Way of the Cross ...
A female Palestinian terrorist in her late 20s stabbed a man in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, lightly injuring him. The terrorist was ...


 

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