Czech president vows to move embassy to Jerusalem in speech to Knesset

posted in: European Union, News

Czech President Milos Zeman, pictured July 2018, released a joint statement with other Czech political leaders saying the opening of a “Czech House” in Jerusalem would be “the first step in the plan to move the Czech embassy” there  Michal Cizek … Read More

Thousands of measles cases reported after outbreaks in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

posted in: Israel, News

Members of a UK Strictly Orthodox community, who were not immunised, also reported to have caught the disease while visiting Israel. The measles-rubella vaccine has been rejected by some parents (Photo: Getty Images)  A major outbreak of measles in Israel has … Read More

Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday, according to a Palestinian official. Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday, according to a … Read More

Riyadh to US: No Peace Plan Without East Jerusalem as Palestine Capital – Report

posted in: Israel, News

Saudi Arabia has reportedly given a private guarantee to its Arab allies that it will not endorse a US’ Mideast peace plan that doesn’t address Jerusalem’s status or Palestinian refugees’ right to return. According to Haaretz, citing two senior diplomats, Saudi … Read More

Messiah-Mania hits fever pitch in Israel

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An artist’s depiction of the Jewish Temple (video screenshot) Messiah-mania has reached a fever pitch in Israel, as one prominent rabbi says the prophesied redeemer was born a week ago, while a group promoting the rebuilding of the Temple released … Read More

Archaeologist says entire Western Wall is ‘danger zone,’ public should stay away

Warning of ‘multiple cracks’ after boulder falls, Zachi Dvira says people should not be allowed near holy site — neither in the mainstream prayer pavilion nor at Robinson’s Arch. View of the site where a large chunk of stone dislodged … Read More

Jordan condemns Jewish ascent to Temple Mount by ‘occupying power’

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Tisha Be’av in eyes of Jordanian and PA officials and media: “Jews storm Al-Aqsa in ‘central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem.” >15 Jews arrested at Temple Mount, as record numbers visit for Tisha B’Av >  In official letter, Jordan … Read More

Israel Passes Controversial Jewish Nation-state Bill After Stormy Debate

62 lawmakers vote in favor of the bill after a stormy debate ■ Arab lawmakers tossed out after they tear bill in protest, call it ‘apartheid law.” Coalition members standing together after the nation-state bill passed on July 19, 2018.Olivier … Read More

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