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.
Articles tagged “Temple Mount”
JERUSALEM (RNS) Televised footage of Israeli riot police clashing with the stone-throwing mosque-goers standing behind iron barricades sparked outrage in the Muslim world.
Stone throwing erupted Sunday in the city where Palestinians want to halt Jewish prayers near Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The remarks by Parliament member Masud Ganaim of the Joint (Arab) List political party came a day after clashes between masked Muslim rioters and Israeli police marred the holy Jewish fast day of Tisha B’Av.
(RNS) USA Network’s action-thriller series is tossing biblical numerology and a difficult biblical text into its plot. What’s real and what’s fiction?
(RNS) The Temple Mount is the holiest place for Jews and the third holiest for Muslims. Why is it a launching pad for violence?
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Temple Mount is at the center of an intense debate over messianic religious Zionism. How Israeli society deals with it may hold the key to the peace process.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Haram As-Sharif (the Noble Sanctuary), the most sensitive site in this most sensitive of cities is buffeted by a growing chorus of Israelis demanding their government allow Jewish worshippers access to the site, and thereby reverse decades of political and religious precedent.
(RNS) It may be as close as most people get to praying at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and at the Western Wall, without actually going there.