Posts Tagged ‘Jerusalem’

Second Temple Silver Coin Found By Girl in Jerusalem

A rare silver Second Temple coin belonging to the second year of the Great Jewish Revolt (67-68 AD) against the Romans was found by volunteers sifting through dirt from an archaeological dig organized by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) at the City of David National Park. The Second Temple coin was found by 11-year-old Liel […]

Gantz: ‘We will not allow Hamas to get foothold in Jerusalem’

The Israeli government “will not allow Hamas to get foothold in Jerusalem,” Arabs48 reported Defence Minister Banny Gantz saying yesterday. Gantz’s remarks came following a shootout that took place in Jerusalem on Sunday where a Palestinian teacher and Israeli soldiers were killed and four Israelis were wounded. Hamas claimed that the Palestinian teacher, Fadi Abu Shkeidem, 42, was one of its leaders in the Palestinian holy […]

TILLER, GUADELOUPE, NEIL OLIVER, MINERS, RIOTS, JERUSALEM POST, SALT WATER, FRANCIS, TURPIN, SACKLER, KOREA, TESLA

‘William A. Tiller, a physicist at Stanford University dedicated over four decades of his life to investigating the effects of human intention on the properties of materials and what we call physical reality.  ‘His research discovered that it is possible to effect a significant change to the properties of physical materials simply by holding a […]

Israel Orders The Demolition Of 58 Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem

Israeli settler organisations, in collaboration with the Jerusalem municipality, continue to force Palestinian families into the streets, either replacing them with illegal Jewish settlers or demolishing their homes. The latest in the saga of destruction of Palestinian neighborhoods is taking place in Silwan. This Thursday, Israel’s Jerusalem Municipality rejected an appeal from Palestinian families, residing […]

‘If I gave up Jerusalem for the UK, a settler would take my place’

On Wednesday 29 September, Jerusalemite Hana Alamleh was packing her bags for her journey back to Palestine after having stayed a year in the United Kingdom. The 24-year-old was awarded the Said Foundation scholarship to pursue her master’s degree in sociolinguistics at Essex University in the 2020/2021 academic year. For young Palestinians, leaving for Europe […]

Israel continues demolition of Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem

For the ninth day in a row, Israeli forces are continuing to bulldoze the Yusufiya cemetery near Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied city of Jerusalem, local media reported yesterday. The head of the Islamic Cemeteries Care Committee, Mustafa Abu Zahra, said in a statement that occupation municipality crews had continued “works of Judaization and vandalism […]

Hamas: Israel will pay the price for its crimes against Jerusalem

The Israeli occupation will pay the price of its crimes against the occupied Palestinian city of Jerusalem, member of Hamas’ Political Bureau, Haron Nasser Al-Din, warned yesterday. The remarks came after Palestinian families in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah rejected an Israeli Supreme Court offer that would have seen them registered as […]

Palestinians protest against the Balfour Declaration in Jerusalem

Palestinians stage a demonstration in front of the British Consulate as part of the 104th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, in East Jerusalem November 2, 2021 at 4:33 pm Palestinians stage a demonstration in front of the British Consulate as part of the 104th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, in East Jerusalem on 2 November […]

Palestinians fight to save Jerusalem cemetery from being destroyed for Israeli park

Israeli forces fired tear gas and sound bombs at Palestinians outside the al-Yusufiyah cemetery in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, the latest escalation at the site, as Palestinians fight to save the cemetery from being destroyed to make way for an Israeli park.  According to local reports, groups of Palestinians gathered outside the cemetery, located […]

Unique Biblical “Persimmon” Amethyst Seal Discovered In Jerusalem Sewer

A rare lilac-colored amethyst seal has been discovered in an ancient sewer beneath Jerusalem. Depicting a bird holding a plant branch with five fruits with its feet, the engraved amethyst seal represents the very first depiction of Biblical persimmon, a prized plant used in Second Temple period incense (many scholars believe the Biblical persimmon plant […]

Israel revokes Jerusalem residency of Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri

Israel has officially revoked the permanent residency of Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri from his hometown of Jerusalem on Monday, on the basis of “breach of allegiance” to the state, paving the way for Hamouri’s forced deportation from his homeland.  Hamouri, the son of a Palestinian father and French mother, is a prominent lawyer and human […]

Israel approves thousands of illegal settlement homes in East Jerusalem

An Israeli planning committee yesterday approved plans advancing the construction of thousands of homes in Givat Hamatos, an illegal East Jerusalem settlement that threatens to cut off parts of the city from its Palestinian residents and the West Bank. According to Peace Now activist Hagit Ofran, the Palestinian area of Khirbet Tabalya, southwest of the […]

Rare First Temple Period Toilet Discovered In Jerusalem

A First Temple-era private toilet has been unearthed in Jerusalem. While in itself the toilet is an exceptionally rare find, surrounding it evidence was unearthed of a rich fruit garden within a “lush” royal residence. The term “toilet humor,” describes a whole set of jokes and puns about the human bodily functions and even extending […]

2,700-Year-Old Toilet Found In Jerusalem Was A Rare Luxury

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists have found a rare ancient toilet in Jerusalem dating back more than 2,700 years, when private bathrooms were a luxury in the holy city, authorities said Tuesday. The Israeli Antiquities Authority said the smooth, carved limestone toilet was found in a rectangular cabin that was part of a sprawling mansion […]

Stone Quarry from Second Temple Era in Jerusalem Discovered

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists exploring an area of Jerusalem where a parking lot will soon be installed have uncovered something historically significant. Working on the grounds of the Mount Hutzavim industrial park, they excavated the remnants of an ancient quarry in Jerusalem that was used to supply construction materials during the period of the […]

Residents face wildfire outside Jerusalem

Firefighters supported by firefighting aircraft work to put out a large forest fire, as smoke is visible from much of the city of Jerusalem. The fire threatened the villages of Beit Meir, Shoeva and Ramat Raziel, west of Jerusalem, police said in a statement. A massive wildfire outside of Jerusalem on Sunday sent a thick […]

Israeli forces raid Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, allowing Jewish settlers to pray at site

Tensions rose in Jerusalem over the weekend as Israeli settlers, under the protection of armed Israeli forces, raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound just a few days before the Eid al-Adha holidays.  In the early morning hours of Sunday, Israeli forces stormed the compound, which is the third holiest site in Islam, as Palestinian worshipers were […]

Israeli Archaeologists Find Forbidden Pig Skeleton During Jerusalem Dig

During a recent excavation in Jerusalem, archaeologists searching through the rubble of a building constructed during the First Temple period found something unusual. Inside one room, they discovered the  2,700-year-old skeletal remains of a small pig . The animal appeared to have been crushed to death by falling debris, during some type of mysterious event […]

Archaeologists Unveil 2,000-Year-Old Underground Banquet Hall in Jerusalem

The remains of a spectacular banquet hall from the Second Temple period in Jerusalem were unveiled by archaeologists as they announced that the site will soon be opened to the public for the first time. Said to be one of the most impressive sites in the Old City of  Jerusalem, this roughly 2,000-year-old banquet hall […]

Jerusalem and the continuing Nakba

I am a Palestinian American, born in Jerusalem in 1952, four years after the Palestinian Nakba—the Catastrophe of 1948. My family’s story is part of the story of Israel’s ethnic cleansing of my people.  Today, as I see Israel proceeding with its settler colonial project in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan, I […]

Jerusalem Conflict: Identity Theft On Top Of Everything Else

As many previous colleagues have discovered, writing about Israel is a thankless task best avoided, especially by a self-hating Jew. Before people even read a given article, they have made up their own minds about Israel and cross-checked their views against others they hold to see if they are ideologically sound, i.e., politically correct. Then […]

Israel Plans To Ethnically Cleanse 7,000 Palestinians From One Town In East Jerusalem

Israel’s court system, government, and settler organisations are pushing for the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from the East Jerusalem town of Silwan and the International Community has yet to move a muscle to step in and help them. Many people may have heard of the case of Sheikh Jarrah, a neighborhood located in occupied East […]

Israel razes 2 Palestinian structures in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces on Tuesday demolished a shop and an apartment in the Silwan neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local residents, Anadolu Agency reported. Israeli authorities cited lack of building permits for razing the two structures in al-Bustan and Al-Suwayeh quarters in the neighborhood, the residents said. The demolitions have triggered clashes between angry […]

Israel forces begin demolition of Jerusalem’s Silwan neighbourhood

Israeli occupation forces this morning raided the Silwan neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, amid plans to demolish Palestinian homes in the area. According to local residents, Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets at the Palestinians who had gathered to stop the demolitions in the Al-Bustan neighbourhood. Mosques called on residents to […]

Jerusalem: several wounded as Israel demolishes Palestinian homes 

A number of Palestinians have been wounded as Israeli occupation forces started to demolish homes and shops on Tuesday morning, Safa news agency has reported. The demolition of the Palestinian-owned properties is taking place in Al Bustan, part of the Silwan neighbourhood in occupied Jerusalem. Palestinian protesters took to the streets in an effort to […]

U.S. progressives demand halt to ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Jerusalem as Israel tries to defuse outrage over West Bank outpost

The signs are clear that the United States and Israeli governments are trying to reestablish the “special relationship” between the countries as an intimate partnership with no public differences and squabbles, everything ironed out in private. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin comes to Washington today. Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met with Secretary of State Tony […]

The Fate Of The First-Century Carpenter Of Jerusalem

First century AD Jerusalem was a bustling metropolis with a population estimated between 80,000 to 200,000 people.  During Pesach or Passover, one of the ‘Three Pilgrimages to Jerusalem’ – the other two being Shavuot marking the wheat harvest and Sukkoth, the ‘Feast of Tabernacles’ – the numbers could easily have swelled with 300,000 to 400,000 […]

Jews protesting Settler Provocations in Jerusalem

Thursday, 24 June 2021 [embedded content] Posted by Anon at 01:36 Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Labels: Israel, Jews, Palestine, settlers, Zionists No comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Followers About Me Anon View my complete profile Blog Archive ▼  2021 (165) ▼  June […]

Yemen’s Houthis Vow to Help ‘Defend Jerusalem’

Posted by INTERNATIONALIST 360° on JUNE 18, 2021 Ilya TsukanovThe Yemeni Shia militia is known for its extreme hostility to the Jewish State, with its oft-touted four-part slogan including the lines “Death to Israel” and “A Curse on the Jews.” Yemen’s Houthi militia will take part in the defence of Jerusalem in event of a broader conflict with […]

Islamic Jihad: Next Jerusalem battle will be ‘regional war’

The next battle over Jerusalem will be a “regional war”, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad Movement’s political bureau warned yesterday. “It is enough to hear five prominent leaders in the region expressing their readiness to defend Jerusalem,” Khaled Al-Batsh told reporters. He described those forces as “capable of waging war and leading a […]

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