Police said the teenagers wrote curses such as “Christians go to hell” in Hebrew script on doors and walls of the Dormition Abbey in the Old City.
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) The attack on a Christian holy site, possibly by Jewish ultra-nationalists, seems to up the ante from previous incidents. “This time it amounts to a real call to murder Christians,” said a church spokesman.
Palestinians are angry that a crackdown on Jewish militants took months while state security forces react swiftly if Jews are attacked.
Wisecracks about Jewish wealth were just Trump being his provocative self, said Immigration Minister Zev Elkin told Israel Radio.
The clay imprint, perhaps made by King Hezekiah himself, is the first such seal impression of an Israelite or Judean king found in a scientific archaeological excavation, experts said.
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.
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.