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Giro d'Italia: 2018 race route to feature 5 Israeli cities

Added: 18.09.2017 13:32 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Giro d'Italia cycling race says next year's event will open in Jerusalem, with a separate stage down the Mediterranean coast to Tel Aviv and another to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea


Rabbi cleans out Jerusalem's Western Wall of worshippers' notes to God

Added: 18.09.2017 5:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

A holy cleanup was underway in Jerusalem on Sunday (Sept 17) as scores of worshippers' paper notes to God were cleaned out of the city's Western Wall.

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Ultra-Orthodox Israelis protest against mandatory army service

Added: 17.09.2017 17:24 | 14 views | 0 comments

September 18, 2017 12:24 AM
JERUSALEM(AFP) - Several hundred ultra-Orthodox Jews demonstrated in Jerusalem on Sunday (Sept 17) to protest against a court ruling that could require them to serve in the army like their secular counterparts.


Social Construction: Modern Architecture in British Mandate Palestine

Added: 10.09.2017 15:30 | 11 views | 0 comments

The exhibition Social Construction: Modern Architecture in British Mandate Palestine, tracing the influence of international on the architectural vernacular that developed in Palestine during 1917–48, is on display at the Yale Architecture Gallery from August 31to November 18, 2017. Originally organized by the Museum, in Jerusalem, the show draws inspiration from the extensive research of architects Ada Karmi-Melamede and Dan Price, whose accompanying book, Architecture in Palestine during the British Mandate, 1917–1948, explores not only the functional aspects of this new architecture but also the social values that shaped the defining language of this new architectural style. The original exhibition was curated and designed by Oren Sagiv, chief of exhibition design at the Museum, with Eyal Rozen.

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Palestinians blast 'unacceptable' comments made by US ambassador

Added: 06.09.2017 11:44 | 6 views | 0 comments

September 06, 2017 6:44 PM
JERUSALEM (AFP) - The Palestinians have attacked "unacceptable" comments made by the US ambassador to Israel after he referred to the "alleged occupation" of the Palestinian territories.


Jerusalem Development Authority partners with Thomas Cook for new campaign

Added: 04.09.2017 16:19 | 20 views | 0 comments

Today The Jerusalem Development Authority has announced a marketing collaboration with Thomas Cook, promoting the destination across Europe. The partnership aims to bring about global exposure to the historical city of Jerusalem, and increase visitation by showcasing the city’s many delights across Thomas Cook’s multi-channel media offering.

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David Friedman refers to 'alleged' Israeli occupation

Added: 02.09.2017 12:53 | 6 views | 0 comments

Envoy also says Trump will deliver on promise to relocate embassy to Jerusalem - a move that will anger the Arab world.


Archaeologists Say Long-Lost Ark Of The Covenant May Have Held Pagan Idols

Added: 31.08.2017 2:16 | 26 views | 0 comments

Archaeologists tracing the origins of the Ark of the Covenant, a lost biblical chest that is said to contain ancient relics, believe it may have also carried pagan idols thousands of years old, Newsweek reports. The team from Tel Aviv University and College de France have been excavating the town of Kiriath Jearim, where the Old Testament states the ark containing the Ten Commandments was kept for 20 years before it arrived in Jerusalem, Haaretz reported. While the excavators do not expect to find the ark itself in the ancient town, their discoveries have cast new light on the religious practices of the Israelites before the arrival of monotheism in the Holy Land, supporting a number of...

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Israel Backs Away From Threat to Close Al-Jazeera

Added: 30.08.2017 17:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Israel appears to have backed down from its threat to close the offices of the Al-Jazeera television station, saying it would not revoke the press accreditation of its Jerusalem correspondent for now, The Times of Israel reported on Wednesday.

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