Posts Tagged ‘Jerusalem’

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

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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 […]

Israel police approve provocative Israeli flag march in Jerusalem

After weeks of controversy over security concerns, Israeli police approved a flag march organised by right-wing Jewish Israelis including ministers and MKs, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Friday. Haaretz reported that the flag march would be held on Tuesday, noting that it is planned to pass through the Muslim Quarter in the Holy City and […]

In Jerusalem’s Silwan, Israeli settlers wage another battle to takeover Palestinian homes

By now, you’ve probably heard of Sheikh Jarrah and the struggle by the neighborhood’s Palestinian residents to save their homes from being taken over by Israeli settlers.  The fight to save Sheikh Jarrah has garnered international attention in recent weeks and has prompted widespread protests across Palestine and the entire world. But just a few kilometers away another group […]

Israel Arrests Jerusalem Activists Protesting Forced Evictions In Sheikh Jarrah

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police burst into the home of a prominent family in the contested Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem on Sunday, the family said, arresting a 23-year-old woman who has led protests against attempts by Jewish settlers to evict dozens of Palestinian families from their homes in the area. The young woman was […]

Thousands join Jerusalem Pride march in call for LGBT rights

Thousands of people marched through Jerusalem on Thursday in the annual Pride parade, celebrating LGBTQ rights in the conservative city amid heavy police security. Pride events in Jerusalem, which is home to a large ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, tend to be less raucous than those in more liberal Tel Aviv. A radical ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed a […]

Palestinians Vow To Fight Jerusalem Evictions

Above Photo: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP. ‘No longer afraid.’ At least 218 Palestinian households in East Jerusalem have eviction cases filed against them, putting 970 people at risk of forced displacement, UN says. Occupied East Jerusalem – Jerusalem’s District Court postponed a ruling this week on an appeal by seven Palestinian families, comprising 44 people, facing expulsion from […]

Middle East Christians denounce state-sanctioned violence in Gaza and Jerusalem

Churches in the Middle East and organizations representing Christians have condemned the violence in Gaza that killed more than 240 over the past two weeks, and Israeli aggressions in Jerusalem. Here is a rundown of the latest statements from leading ecclesiastical organizations. One of the most prominent voices from the region, the Middle East Council […]

Israel’s Attempts To Ethnically Cleanse 100 Families In Jerusalem Threatens New Round Of Violence

The Israeli government attempts to ethnically cleanse another East Jerusalem neighborhood of it’s Palestinian population in order to make way for Jewish settlers to take their homes. This after the latest round of violence was in large part ignited by this very issue in the nearby neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Last year Israel’s Jerusalem Magistrates […]

Washington’s Crisis Over Jerusalem

Posted on May 26, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians By VT Editors -May 25, 2021 Bassam Abu Sharif President Biden was not much interested in what is going on in Jerusalem, and the crimes committed against its people and the worshipers among them in the first two qiblah, and the third of the Two Holy Mosques, the prophet Muhammad, […]

Jerusalem and the Trap Hamas Laid for Jordan and the PA

Thousands of Muslims perform Eid prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem’s Old City, marking the muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha on September 12, 2016. Photo: Sliman Khader/Flash90. JNS.org – President Biden last Thursday evening claimed credit for brokering a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, saying: “I want to also thank the secretary of […]

Arab Woman From Jerusalem Receives Kidney Transplant From Israeli Man Killed in Lod Riots: ‘We Are All Human Beings’

Randa and Fyruz Awis. Photo: screenshot. The kidney of an Israeli man who was killed by an Arab mob in the mixed city of Lod last week was transplanted into the body of an Arab woman from eastern Jerusalem, saving her life. Ranadah Awis, 58, has been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant […]

Israel’s Pogroms In Jerusalem Could Spark The Destruction Of al-Aqsa

Above photo: A Palestinian man runs as Israeli forces fire tear gas at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City, May 10, 2021. Mahmoud Illean | AP. There is every reason to believe the tragic (and seemingly unbelievable) scenario that one of Jerusalem’s holiest sites, and one of the world’s most revered monuments, […]

The raw, genocidal racism of Israelis in West Jerusalem

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Looking for Gaza victory against Hamas, Israel lost the battle for Jerusalem

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Palestinians call from Gaza to Jerusalem: All out on Saturday, May 15th to end the ongoing Nakba and the massacre in besieged Gaza!

Take to the streets on Saturday May 15th with a united demand for sanctions and arms embargo on Israel. We Palestinians are facing yet another massacre in besieged Gaza, resisting ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley and rising against oppression in our cities in Historic Palestine. Israel’s military and policing arsenal, is raining […]

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