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1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News
Egyptian Christians come by the thousands to Jerusalem during the Passover week.
5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
A new series based on the story of Elijah the Prophet and billed as "a biblical Harry Potter" balances artistic license with the limits of Jewish tradition.
9 hrs ago | Israellycool
Easter Sunday and Orthodox Easter, Sri Lankan New Year and Rivdan too, not only Passover is being celebrated in Jerusalem, Israel today.
13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
The recent article by Eva Illouz in Haaretz on the seemingly intractable problems faced by Jewish Intellectuals raises a number of critical issues for our understanding of Judaism when seen through Sephardic lenses.
16 hrs ago | The Daily Star
A Palestinian child gestures towards a member of the Israeli security forces as he stands guard in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras al-Amud, on April 18, 2014.
16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas attends the Arab foreign ministers' meeting at Arab League headquarters in Cairo, on April 9, 2014.
16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian protesters on the Temple Mount after Friday prayers on Feb. 22 Israeli police clashed with Arab stone throwers on Jerusalem's Temple Mount as thousands of Christian worshipers descended on the Old City for Easter Sunday.
The outgoing Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard A. Falk, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 his last report on the dire conditions under which the Palestinian people have to live.
Israeli politics is straining under the pressure of the US, and those led by the US to keep conversations with the Palestinians going, and the counter pressure from coalition members who are tired of the charade, and resist paying the price of prisoner releases.
Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians from the Old City of Jerusalem early Saturday, a lawyer and a local official said.
The recent killings in Overland Park, Kansas, though they didn't kill any Jews were perpetrated by a man, Fraiser Glenn Cross Jr., who cited the work of "Jew journalist Max Blumenthal," as a reason for his hatred of Jews.
Under occupation: Many Palestinian Christians from the West Bank were prevented from celebrating Easter in Jerusalem this year by Israeli authorities Palestinian Christians of all sects along with pilgrims from around the world mark Holy Saturday today, a day before the Easter holiday.
In the Christian faith, Good Friday - the Friday before Easter Sunday - marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy Week, or Jesus' last week of earthly life.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Palestinian Ambassador's Residence in Amman, Jordan, on March 26. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters The meeting held Thursday in Jerusalem sought a framework that would allow talks to continue for another nine months.
The Mideast peace process has been derailed by ill-considered Israeli and Palestinian decisions.
EU foreign policy chief slams Israeli moves as "not conducive" to climate needed for peace talks; condemns Monday's fatal shooting of Israeli man in West Bank; top EU diplomat calls on sides to exert restrain from undermining process.