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Jerusalem: where God is just a local call away?
Devout Jews worship at the Western Wall in Jerusalem - all that is left of the Second Temple destroyed by the Romans in A.D. 70. Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock marks the site where Jews believe Abraham was preparing to sacrifice his son Isaac and where Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad journeyed to heaven.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Temple Mount off limits for Jews
Chief Rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef reiterated a position held by the Chief Rabbinate since the 1920s, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Clashes break out between Jewish, Muslim worshipers on Temple Mount
Clashes broke out between Jewish and Muslim worshipers at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Sunday morning, prompting police to close the site to Jewish worshipers.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Times of Israel
Make a dreidel, melt some wax, see the light
By the time you read this, it will be day two or possibly day four of Hanukkah. Whatever the timing, there's still plenty of opportunity to seek Festival of Light events for this eight-day binge of fun.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Women of the Wall a crucial voice in fight for equality
When I joined a delegation traveling to Israel for the 25th anniversary of the Women of the Wall earlier this month, I thought I was going there to perform a simple mitzvah: helping to win the right for all Jewish women to pray according to their custom at the Kotel, the Western Wall.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Rep. Michelle Bachmann Takes Son on Free Trip to Israel
A member of Congress has reported she received a gift of more than $25,000 in free travel for herself and her son to travel to Israel at the beginning of November, along with several other members and their spouses.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
The American Colony Hotel is Central to Jerusalem's Recent History
I've recently returned from a travel writers' conference in Israel where we convened at three excellent hotels in the Dan group .
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Report: Jordan vetoes Israeli request to allow Jewish prayer on Temple Mount
The top Jordanian government official responsible for the custodianship of religious holy sites in Jerusalem is quoted in local press on Tuesday as saying that he is "adamantly opposed" to any Jewish worship atop the Temple Mount.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
A Birthright Israel success story
In just several weeks' time, tens of thousands of young Jews from across the world will arrive in Israel on what many will later describe as a "trip that changed my life."