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Zion Square in Jerusalem, with the light rail in the foreground and Herbert Samuel Hotel in background. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/FLASH90.
From the Jerusalem Festival to the Maccabiah Games, the summer of 2017 ... Pool, Israel Museum, Eden-Tamir Music Center and Zion Square.

What to Do for Jerusalem Day, From Interfaith Prayer for Peace to Street ... later, a street party will kick off in Zion Square, downtown Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Zion Square in downtown Jerusalem will be renamed for the teenage girl who was stabbed to death last summer at the ...
He agreed to Israel annexing settlers in East Jerusalem, and sharply curtailing the return of refugees. Meanwhile, the Israeli government was ramping up the building of settlements, and refused to release ... He stood on a balcony at Zion square "with ...
A taxi driver by trade, Abu Jibneh had arrived at Zion Square to meet a friend in the early hours of August 5, 2016. The square is a popular location for Palestinian taxi drivers to take breaks between shifts, drink coffee and catch up on the latest ...

JERUSALEM - A small rainbow flag that hangs from the second floor of a nondescript building on HaSoreg Street near Jerusalem's Zion Square is the only visible sign that the offices of Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance are inside.
"There are racist lynch mobs roaming the streets of Jerusalem, driven by a hatred of Arabs, and the police are showing no interest in investigating," Steven Beck, a spokesman for the Israel Religious Action Centre, told Al Jazeera.
Sarah is a lover of Jerusalem and is guided by the vision of Jerusalem as a "house of prayer for all peoples". She is Director of Resource Development for the Yerushalmit Movement and runs "Meeting Place: Encounters in Zion Square", a initiative which ...
A large scale example of this recently happened with a homophobic statement made by a prominent orthodox Rabbi ahead of the LGBT Pride March in Jerusalem. The LGBTI community obviously came out against this statement. But what was not as obvious ...
Zion Square off the Jaffa road, where the tour ''Seven Ways to Dissolve Boundaries'' ended. Credit Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times.
Next is Zion Square, a public square in downtown West Jerusalem. Third is Nahalat Shiva, a pedestrian promenade near Nachlaot.
"Benjamin Netanyahu, the opposition leader at the time, is shown in now-infamous historical footage addressing a feverish right-wing rally from a balcony in Jerusalem's Zion Square, as protesters below shouted for the death of Rabin - the 'traitor ...
"Benjamin Netanyahu, the opposition leader at the time, is shown in now-infamous historical footage addressing a feverish right-wing rally from a balcony in Jerusalem's Zion Square, as protesters below shouted for the death of Rabin - the 'traitor ...
"Benjamin Netanyahu, the opposition leader at the time, is shown in now-infamous historical footage addressing a feverish right-wing rally from a balcony in Jerusalem's Zion Square, as protesters below shouted for the death of Rabin - the 'traitor ...
"Benjamin Netanyahu, the opposition leader at the time, is shown in now-infamous historical footage addressing a feverish right-wing rally from a balcony in Jerusalem's Zion Square, as protesters below shouted for the death of Rabin - the 'traitor ...
The focal point of the campaign was the Palestinian Authority's decision to erect a monument to Abu Sukar (Ahmed Jabara) who in 1975 detonated a refrigerator bomb in Jerusalem's Zion Square killing 15 Israelis and wounding another 77. American-born ...

On July 4, 1975, in Zion Square in Jerusalem, a booby-trapped refrigerator exploded, killing 15 people and wounding 77.
Zion Square has long been a popular place for street musicians to gather. Pedestrians feed into the square from multiple walkways while quiet corners, with little background noise, are dotted around making it perfect to find a little nook to perform in ...
Those are the most common questions I've been asked by people as they consider coming to Israel on a trip with A Wider Bridge.
At a mass rally held in Jerusalem's Zion Square last August, Rabbi Benny Lau declared that homophobia within the community begins with conversations "at home, in our youth movements, in our schools.
The prime minister also lambasted plans to commemorate a 1975 bombing in Jerusalem, where a bomb-laden refrigerator killed 15 people in Zion Square. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was killed by a Palestinian REUTERS. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was killed by a Palestinian.
... a better Jerusalem and Israel - you must march with us at this year's Jerusalem Pride March. "We invite you to bring flowers and place them where a knife took Shira's life on last year's march.
As NATO prepares for its summit in Warsaw, the leaders of the Alliance's 28 nations will try to put a good face on what is clearly a deteriorating security situation on the Continent.
A young girl and boy dressed in traditional Swiss clothing share a kiss in a photo from a 1915 issue of National Geographic. Photograph courtesy National Geographic.
1975(25th of Tammuz, 5735): In Jerusalem, a refrigerator that had five kilograms of explosives packed into its sides exploded on Zion Square, a main square leading to Ben Yehuda Street and to Jaffa Street. Fifteen people were killed and 77 were injured.
After a lengthy court trial, Schlissel was sentenced to life-imprisonment, according to BBC News. It was announced earlier this year that Zion Square, which has been referred to as "the historic heart of downtown Jerusalem", will be renamed Tolerance ...
Young Israeli LGBT equality activists lighting candles at Zion Square in Jerusalem in solidarity with the victims of the shooting attack at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
When the festival of Shavuot ended in Israel on Sunday night and the news of the Orlando attack sunk in, the emotion was so strong for Sarah Weil and some other local LGBTI activists, so they headed to the city-centre Zion Square. Around 50 of them ...
A letter from an Orlando mom and rabbi about the Orlando shooting. Young Israeli LGBT equality activists light candles at Zion Square in Jerusalem in solidarity with the victims of the shooting attack at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., June 12 ...
Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance, an Israeli LGBT advocacy group, organized a vigil for the victims that took place on Sunday in the city's Zion Square. Members of the London Gay Men's Choir sang "Bridge Over Troubled Water" during a vigil ...
Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance, an Israeli LGBT advocacy group, organized a vigil for the victims that took place on Sunday in the city's Zion Square. Members of the London Gay Men's Choir sang "Bridge Over Troubled Water" during a vigil ...
Young Israeli LGBT equality activists light candles as they gather at Zion Square in Jerusalem in solidarity with the victims of the shooting attack at a gay club in Orlando, USA, on June 12, 2016.
... meaning after what happened." In Jerusalem, an impromptu Facebook event called locals to Zion Square to "send our love and support to the wounded, the dazed and traumatized, the son and daughters of the dead, the LGBT community and all of Orlando.
The exclusive Herbert Samuel hotel presents 134 rooms and 3 lavish suites, all featuring an innovative modern design style. Centrally located, the hotel is conveniently close to the Nahalat Shiva pedestrian district, Zion Square, and the main ...
Early in the week some of us spent Thursday evening in Zion Square in Jerusalem, participating in the weekly "Meeting Place" initiative led by Sarah Weil where the local LGBT population meets to remember Sarah Banki, who was murdered during last year's ...
As a result of this persistent state-driven campaign, the two groups ultimately saw their capabilities and wider appeal diminish - though not before the Panthers were able to gather 7,000 civil rights activists in Jerusalem's Zion Square. That night of ...
Most of the mansions with elaborate Armenian ceramic panels set into their facades are Houris's; the main block of graceful balcony-fronted buildings that define the commercial hub of what's now known as West Jerusalem, right around Zion Square, seem ...
Slightly similar feelings arose when I received a note from the director of media affairs at the Israeli Consulate General wondering if I would be interested in covering a just-announced architectural competition for the redesign of Jerusalem's Zion ...
What has followed has not been more anger and violence, but rather the opening of dialogue among disparate communities and a more visible LGBT presence in Jerusalem. Last month it was announced that Jerusalem's historic Zion Square will be ...
In February, the Jerusalem Municipality announced that it would rededicate Zion Square in downtown Jerusalem in memory of Shira.
On another occasion I was writing of my experiences in Israel for my book, Peace in Jerusalem, when I recalled the encouragement I felt as I passed a man singing the Leonard Cohen hit Hallelujah in Zion Square. And at that precise moment, classical ...
On Monday, April 11, 2016, I went to Jerusalem's Zion Square to ask Israelis for their thoughts on Bernie Sanders, the Jewish-American presidential candidate.
"Over the past year, ever since the murder of Shira Banki, z"l , Zion Square has become a focus for meeting and dialogue between the different and varied communities that make up the city of Jerusalem, a view of the square as a space of tolerance and ...
Aspaklaria was founded in Jerusalem in 2001 by Rabbi Hagay Lober and given repertory status by the Israeli Ministry of Culture, Its mandate is to spread Jewish themes and culture in Israel and internationally.
During the running-in period, a night at the hotel will cost NIS 1,200 for a couple. The hotel is located in Downtown Jerusalem in the area of Nahalat Shiva, Zion Square, and Music Square on Shamai Street. A kosher Herbert Samuel restaurant will be ...
Zion Square, one of the landmarks of Jerusalem in Israel, is set to undergo a redesign project, embracing pluralism and tolerance, evolving through circumstances and the passionate activism of several organizations and individuals.
During the running-in period, a night at the hotel will cost NIS 1,200 for a couple. The hotel is located in Downtown Jerusalem in the area of Nahalat Shiva, Zion Square, and Music Square on Shamai Street. A kosher Herbert Samuel restaurant will be ...
In early March, a group of 50 or so Jerusalemites of different ages, political affiliations and religious persuasions met to articulate their vision for Zion Square, the central square in downtown West Jerusalem. Uniting them is their deep commitment ...
Construction site at Jerusalem's Har Homa neighborhood. Olivier Fitoussi Purim in Haifa Rami Shlush The bodies of the Israelis killed in Istanbul being taken off of an IAF plane Moti Milrod Jaffa St., Jerusalem Emil Salman Zion Square, Jerusalem Emil ...


 

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