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 Mount Scopus

Mount Scopus (lit. "Mount Lookout"), is a mountain (elevation: 2710 feet or 826 meters above sea level) in northeast Jerusalem. In the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, Mount Scopus became a UN protected Jewish exclave within Jordanian-occupied territory until the Six-Day War in 1967. Today, Mount Scopus lies within the municipal boundaries of the city of Jerusalem.

Mount Scopus
The Hebrew University campus and tower on Mount Scopus from the south
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... residents of Al-Issawiya neighbourhood in East Jerusalem made their Friday prayer close to an Israeli military checkpoint at the neighbourhood's entrance in protest at Trump's move as well as at the daily invasions and arrests by Israeli security forces. Al-Issawiya is on the eastern slope of Mount Scopus ...

Over the past few days, work has begun on the infrastructure necessary for the construction of the Jerusalem light rail service's new “Green Line” in the areas of Mount Scopus, Sheikh Jarrah, and the Patt Junction. This will be the light rail's second line, which, like its predecessor, will serve the Jewish and ...
(March 9, 2018 / JNS) More than 35,000 runners participated in the annual Jerusalem Marathon on Friday morning, the largest number to date. ... Runners enjoyed pounding the pavement from the Knesset to the Mahane Yehuda outdoor market, Mount Scopus, the Old City of Jerusalem, David's Tower and ...
A firebomb thrown at a Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem was the third such attack by Arab terrorists in a week. By: World Israel News Staff. Arab terrorists threw two firebombs at Hadassah Hospital's Mount Scopus campus in Jerusalem Monday night. The bomb caught fire but no one was injured and no ...
Johnny was educated at Mount Scopus Memorial College, was a member of Bnei Akivah and active in the Australian Union of Jewish students. He moved to Israel in 1973, where he completed a BA at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and taught at a high school attached to the Hebrew University.
The city of Jerusalem and Jerusalem Development Authority are advancing a plan to build a promenade in the Mount of Olives connecting the two Jewish ... The development authority said the promenade aimed “to create a tourism continuum between Mount Scopus and the Mount of Olives, by way of the ...
“The two-state solution is over,” Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told reporters, responding to Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. ..... of settlers work in and around Jerusalem; residents of Maale Adumin live less than a ten-minute drive to the Hebrew University in Mount Scopus.
In the middle of the euphoria and hysteria that greeted last week's U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, it was a story about stolen apples that caught my eye. ... In 1964, when Israel had the chutzpah to have a Hanukkah festival of lights display atop Mount Scopus, which it legally controlled.
East Jerusalem's Mount Scopus and, in the foreground, the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim, October 26, 2017. ... The original bill called for the full annexation to Israel of the settlements surrounding Jerusalem, but the current version, submitted by MK Yoav Kish (Likud) provides for municipal but not political ...


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