JERUSALEM (Reuters) The Al-Aqsa/Temple Mount status quo upholds a rule that has existed since 1187: non-Muslims may enter the sacred compound, but only Muslims can pray.
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JERUSALEM (RNS) While no one tracks the number of religious vs. secular Jews who have been injured or killed in attacks, religious Jews are thought to be repeat victims.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The prime minister’s decision aims to defuse the wave of Palestinian violence that has struck Israel and the West Bank during the past few weeks.
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.
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?