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Tuesday | Emirates News Agency

Jordan to take necessary steps to safeguard Al-Aqsa, protect Muslim worshipers

WAM AMMAN, 22nd April, 2014 -- Jordan has announced that it will take necessary measures in coordination with the State of Palestine to safeguard Islamic and Christian sites in the Holy City of Jerusalem and defend Muslim worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CNN

Law giving Jerusalem-born U.S. citizens an Israeli birthplace reviewed

The U.S. Supreme Court will take another look at an 11-year-old boy's request to have Israel listed as his place of birth on his U.S. passport.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

USA Today

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jerusalem Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts

Jerusalem city inspectors in recent days have closed down dozens of food carts in the area of the Old City's Jaffa Gate where chametz bread and other leavened products were being sold.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Lansing State Journal

Michael Patrick Shiels: Bible comes to life during travel in the Holy Land

During Holy Week and on Easter Sunday, millions of Christians imagine, as they hear the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection, the setting in Jerusalem.

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The Washington Post

Saturday of Light

Israeli police officers blocked Palestinian Christians on their way to an Easter celebration Saturday at one of the holiest Christian sites in Jerusalem's Old City, according to a top U.N. envoy.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Christians Around The World Mark Good Friday

Cardinal Timothy Dolan will take part in the 19th annual "Way of the Cross Procession" that will travel across Brooklyn Bridge on Good Friday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Max

Jerusalem Riot Breaks Out Between Jews, Muslims at Shared Holy Site

A Jerusalem riot led Israeli police to use tear gas and stun grenades on Wednesday to disperse a group of Palestinian Muslim worshippers who were protesting at a holy site they share with Jews and Christians.

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The Times of Israel

Tourist sites bursting at seams with Passover vacationers

Jewish worshipers cover themselves with prayer shawls during the Passover priestly blessing ceremony as they pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, April 17, 2014.

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Al Bawaba

Easter in the West Bank: Palestinian pilgrims flood to holy sites for Christian holiday

Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Muslim Rioters Throw Flares, Rocks on Temple Mount

As Jews marked the second morning of the Pesach holiday, Muslims rioters marred the day by hurling flares and rocks at police forces on the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

Where To Go for Easter and Holy Week

Easter is fast-approaching, and leading up to the springtime holiday is Holy Week, which, in Roman Catholic tradition, is the last week of Lent, taking place right before Easter .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Al Bawaba

Aged 50 and over only: Palestinians protest against limited access to al-Aqsa mosque

Palestinians have held a protest rally in southern Gaza Strip after Israeli police limited access for Muslims to the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Israel's Photo History: Rav Kook, Pesach 1928

On the main page and to the right, we see crowds at Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Hacohen Kook zts"l's grave on the Mount of Olives.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

DFW Catholic

Migrants in Holy Land look forward to papal visit

Jaffa, Israel, Apr 10, 2014 / 12:04 am .- Migrant workers in the Holy Land are eagerly awaiting Pope Francis' pilgrimage to Palestine, Israel and Jordan next month, and are praying for its success.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Times of Israel

Jerusalem touted by top travel site

Tourists in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City in May 2012. A leading travel website listed Jerusalem as one of the top locations to visit due to its history and culture.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

There is Apartheid in Israel

I can't help but feel a small, minute feeling of what my people have historically had to go through over and over, how they were segregated as Jews.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

113 Orphaned Boys to Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Colel Chabad in Jerusalem will host on Monday a mega bar mitzvah celebration for 113 orphaned boys and their families.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Daily Star

Israel allows divisive East Jerusalem dig

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel has approved a controversial archaeology project in occupied East Jerusalem, the Interior Ministry said Friday, in a move likely to compound tensions threatening to scupper peace talks.

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