June 13, 2024

On eve of Hajj, Muslims in Israel number almost 1.8 million

Muslims pray near the Al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount during the Eid al-Adha holiday, June 28, 2023. Photo by Jamal Awad/Flash90. (JNS) — To mark Eid al-Adha (“Feast of the Sacrifice”), a Muslim holiday that marks the Hajj, or […]
June 11, 2024

It’s high time to quash the Palestinian lies about Jerusalem

The works at the Western Wall Plaza following its liberation in 1967. Photo by Kurt Meyerowitz/KKL-JNF Archive. by Nadav Shragai (Israel Hayom) — Last week’s Jerusalem Day marked the 57th anniversary of the city’s reunification. Now, the Palestinians’ unforgivable trivialization […]
June 5, 2024

Israel supporters gather on Capitol Hill to celebrate Jerusalem Day

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) speaks at an Israel Allies Foundation event marking Jerusalem Day at the U.S. Capitol on June 4, 2024. Photo by Andrew Bernard. by Andrew Bernard (JNS) — More than 50 U.S. lawmakers, Israeli officials, Oct. 7 […]
May 31, 2024

Illegal occupation: Israel orders UNRWA to vacate unauthorized Jerusalem office on state land

Israelis protest against the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) outside one of its offices in Jerusalem, March 20, 2024. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. by David Isaac (JNS) — The Israel Land Authority notified the U.N. relief agency UNRWA […]
April 19, 2024

Walking in Jerusalem the morning after Iran’s “Doomsday”

Shoppers strolling at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem, April 14, 2024. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. by Gary Wexler (Jewish Journal) — Seven hours after the booms started last weekend, after crowding into the safe room of my friends’ home […]
May 15, 2023

Five years later, U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem remains key to Middle East peace

by Ambassador David Friedman (Israel Hayom) — On May 14, 2018 — exactly the same date and even the same hour that David Ben-Gurion announced Israel’s independence 70 years earlier — I presided over the opening of the United States […]
October 25, 2022

There should be no controversy over “Western” Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by Eric Mandel (JNS) — This month, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong reversed the previous government’s decision to recognize western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The question that should be asked is why that recognition was controversial at all. No fair-minded […]
October 19, 2022

Australia backtracks on western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The national flag of Australia flies above the Sydney Harbor and the Opera House in. Credit: ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock. (JNS) — The Labor Party-led Australian government on Oct. 18 officially revoked the country’s recognition of western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, confirming a […]