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Rabbis Call on Jews to Visit Temple Mt ‘To Strengthen Our Claim To This Holy Place’

Rabbis Call on Jews to Visit Temple Mt ‘To Strengthen Our Claim To This Holy Place’

The Temple Mount is the holiest place in Judaism, and is believed to be the site of the Biblical accounts of the Binding of Isaac;… Read More ›

Jerusalem Grand Mufti OKs resumed prayer at Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem Grand Mufti OKs resumed prayer at Al-Aqsa

Muslim leaders and clerics tell worshipers to return to the Al-Aqsa mosque for prayers after determining Israel had fully acquiesced with demands to remove all… Read More ›

Jerusalem police chief threatens casualties if protests continue

Jerusalem police chief threatens casualties if protests continue

‘Don’t test us,’ Yoram Halevi warns Muslim worshipers after removal of Temple Mount security measures and ahead of Friday prayers   Following the removal of… Read More ›

Settlers Hopeful Netanyahu Will Let Them Stay in Hebron

Settlers Hopeful Netanyahu Will Let Them Stay in Hebron

15 families are currently illegally occupying a home in the controversial city.   Settlers implored Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow them to remain in… Read More ›

They came to Israel to enlist in the military: ‘Israel is home’

They came to Israel to enlist in the military: ‘Israel is home’

Last month, a ‘Fun Day’ was held for some 6,000 lone soldiers serving in the IDF. In a conversation with Ynet, they talk about their… Read More ›

Waqf presents police with list of demands to end protests

Waqf presents police with list of demands to end protests

Islamic authority wants access to Temple Mount returned to situation before July 14 attack — more gates open, no railings, no cameras   The Islamic… Read More ›

Temple Mount is ‘For Muslims and Palestinians Only’

Temple Mount is ‘For Muslims and Palestinians Only’

“This place is holy to Muslims alone, no one else,” insisted one of the worshipers.   In the heat of the midday sun outside the… Read More ›

A crisis in the Middle East? Trump would rather play golf

A crisis in the Middle East? Trump would rather play golf

Op-ed: Obama and Kerry may have pressured us, sometimes too much, but at least they showed an interest. They knew that every single spark at… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Don’t evict Hebron settlers occupying contested home

Netanyahu: Don’t evict Hebron settlers occupying contested home

Some 100 squatters say protest move is a response to ‘government zig-zagging’ regarding violence surrounding the Temple Mount   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered… Read More ›

Security Cabinet Decides to Remove Metal Detectors from Temple Mount

Security Cabinet Decides to Remove Metal Detectors from Temple Mount

The metal detectors will be replaced with an advanced technological solution.   Security Cabinet decides to remove metal detectors from entrance to Temple Mount The… Read More ›

Israeli cabinet decides to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount

Israeli cabinet decides to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount

Move comes hours after Israel, Jordan end tense stand-off, agree on safe passage of Israeli guard wounded in stabbing incident at Amman embassy that saw… Read More ›

Muslim self-racism: The ‘low expectations syndrome’

Muslim self-racism: The ‘low expectations syndrome’

Op-ed: Why do Muslims insist on being inferior? Why are they refusing to see themselves as equals? They’re allowed call for the destruction of others,… Read More ›

Censor Keeps Israelis in the Dark as World earns of Jordan Embassy Saga

Censor Keeps Israelis in the Dark as World earns of Jordan Embassy Saga

While the world press reports on developments in Jordan, Israeli media forced to play catch up.   The world knew about it, reported on it… Read More ›

Grandmother in Halamish terror attack: ‘terrorist laughed and pulled out a knife’

Grandmother in Halamish terror attack: ‘terrorist laughed and pulled out a knife’

From her hospital bed, wounded and in pain from last Friday’s stabbing attack that took lives of her husband, daughter and son, Tova Salomon tearfully… Read More ›

Fuming family of Jordanian stabber demands death penalty for Israeli guard

Fuming family of Jordanian stabber demands death penalty for Israeli guard

Relatives claim Mohammed Jawawdeh was killed in cold blood, did not stab Israeli; father says if he did carry out attack, he’s ‘a martyr’  … Read More ›

AIFL President Gives Advice to Israel Advocates

AIFL President Gives Advice to Israel Advocates

For new AIFL president, fostering Israel support should be grassroots endeavor that stretches beyond Washington.   Like any good physician, it’s not enough to just… Read More ›

Chief Rabbi Yosef: Shame terrorist wasn’t killed

Chief Rabbi Yosef: Shame terrorist wasn’t killed

In weekly Torah lesson dedicated to Salomon family members slain in Halamish terror attack, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef says ‘If we know a terrorist came to… Read More ›

Halamish terrorist knocked, and the family let him in – neighbor

Halamish terrorist knocked, and the family let him in – neighbor

Witness says the Salomons opened the door to stabber Omar al-Abed thinking he had come to celebrate their newborn grandson with them   HALAMISH, West… Read More ›

Hezbollah, Syria Army Launch Offensive at Syrian-Lebanese Border

Hezbollah, Syria Army Launch Offensive at Syrian-Lebanese Border

Several thousand Syrian refugees are living in camps in Juroud Arsal, the area of the joint operation.   BEIRUT – The Lebanese group Hezbollah and… Read More ›

If Europe disappears, we may live to regret it

If Europe disappears, we may live to regret it

Op-ed: The message Netanyahu tried to convey to his Eastern European colleagues is that we live in a new world of democracies that are not… Read More ›