JERUSALEM (Reuters) The remains unearthed by the Israel Antiquities Authority lie outside the Old City walls, a site that may have allowed Antiochus Epiphanes to control the city and monitor activity in the Jewish temple.
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JERUSALEM — For many Palestinians “the last source of hope is religion,” said a Palestinian journalist. “And when that was tampered with by Israeli right-wing ministers calling for the destruction of Al-Aqsa and the building of the Jewish temple in its place, the people’s patience burst.”
The U.S. secretary of state told the Israeli prime minister, “It is absolutely critical to end all incitement, to end all violence and to find a road forward…”
The Israeli prime minister’s political opposition, historians and Palestinians quickly condemned him for distorting the historical record of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem’s meeting with Hitler.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) Recent violence has been stirred in part by Muslim anger over increasing Jewish visits to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Putting aside bitterness and engaging in coexistence work, a group of Jews, Christians and Muslims gathered to better understand Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which coincide this week.
Stone throwing erupted Sunday in the city where Palestinians want to halt Jewish prayers near Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque.
The Temple Mount is a focus of Palestinian statehood hopes that Jewish ultra-nationalists oppose. Israel has banned two Palestinian groups it said promote protests over Jewish prayers near the Muslim shrines.
JERUSALEM, (Reuters) Police have come under criticism for not keeping the suspect under surveillance, as he had been released from prison weeks earlier after being jailed for stabbing three at the same event in 2005.