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Jews Fast, Begin Mourning Period for Temple’s Destruction

By |July 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The annual three-week mourning period concludes with another fast on the ninth day of the month of Av, when the destruction itself is mourned. Jews were marking the Fast of the 17th of Tammuz on Sunday, associated primarily with the period immediately before the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem, but commemorating other [...]

On Holiday’s Eve, Western Wall Stones Inspected for Stability, Notes to God Removed

By |April 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The periodic inspection of the stability of the Western Wall stones was carried out Tuesday night and Wednesday morning by the Western Wall Heritage Foundation. The foundation does a thorough inspection of the Wall twice a year, ahead of Passover and Rosh Hashanah. The inspection includes the Western Wall stones, Wilson’s Arch covered area, and the [...]

Vice President Mike Pence ‘Inspired’ After Praying at Western Wall

By |January 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

US Vice President Mike Pence paid a 15-minute visit to the Western Wall on Tuesday, further normalizing what until May was a taboo preventing high-ranking US administration officials from visiting the site. US President Donald Trump broke the taboo with a visit in May, followed by another visit to the site in June by UN Ambassador [...]

Clay Seals From First Temple Found, Hint at Kings of Israel (VIDEO)

By |January 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

A collection of dozens of sealings, mentioning the names of officials dated to the days of the Judean kingdom prior to the Babylonian destruction, was unearthed during excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the City of David National Park in the area of the walls of Jerusalem. A rare, well-preserved piece of clay dating to [...]

Western Wall Train Station To Be Named After President Trump

By |December 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Transport Minister Yisrael Katz (Likud) on Tuesday approved the recommendations of the steering committee of Israel Railways, to establish the “Kotel” rail station in the Cardo area of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem, a few dozen yards from the Western Wall. Minister Katz also decided to name it the Donald J. Trump station, after the American [...]

Israel grants UNESCO replica of Arch of Titus as proof of Jewish connection to Jerusalem

By |September 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Following controversial resolutions denying the historic Jewish connection to Jerusalem’s Old City, Israel chose to grant UNESCO a replica of the Arch of Titus, which depicts the Roman siege of the city. Israel on Tuesday gave the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) a replica of the Arch of Titus, an ancient work of [...]

Obama Created ‘Alternative Universe’ To Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

By |June 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the US, says the Obama administration created an “alternative universe” to sell the Iran nuclear deal to the American public. An “alternative universe” was created to sell the Iran nuclear deal to the American people, Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer said on Wednesday. “Two years ago, a propaganda campaign [...]

Tens of Thousands Marched in Jerusalem on Wednesday for Jubilee

By |May 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jews from all four corners of the world gathered in Jerusalem to march in the annual Jerusalem Day Flag Parade celebrating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of the capital. Tens of thousands of Jews from all four corners of the world gathered in downtown Jerusalem on Wednesday to march in solidarity to the Western Wall, [...]

President Trump Pays Historic Visit to the Western Wall

By |May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

President Donald Trump arrived in Israel shortly after noon on Monday for a historic visit in the second leg of his whirlwind maiden foreign tour as president. Israel rolled out the red carpet for Trump at Ben-Gurion Airport, where the president touched down in Air Force One after two days in Saudi Arabia. The President of the US, Donald [...]

Newly published documents reveal how Western Wall was renovated in 1967

By |February 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

An exchange of letters and a first architectural map of the holy site’s plaza upon its liberation are being exposed for the first time ahead of the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification; ‘The fact that the Ministry of Religions was tasked with the renovation turned the place into an Orthodox synagogue,’ says architectural historian. “Stopping the [...]

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