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.
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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.
Authorities said the men torched the Hand in Hand school, one that was seen as a symbol of co-existence in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The discovery lends weight to what some archaeologists have long suspected: that a Jewish community existed in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem neighborhood during the time when Jesus lived.
WASHINGTON — The status of Jerusalem has been at the top of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ever since Israel was recognized in 1948. The official U.S. policy is spelled out in a State Department manual: “For a person born in Jerusalem, write JERUSALEM as the place of birth in the passport. Do not write Israel, Jordan or West Bank.”
Nissim Ben Haim, an editor at the Kikar HaShabbat website, said they removed Kim because she is a “pornographic symbol” who contradicts ultra-Orthodox values
JERUSALEM (Reuters) In a quick visit to Jerusalem, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had their toddler daughter, North West, baptized on Monday at a 12th century Armenian church in the old walled city.