Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Tisha B’Av: the centrality of the Temple Mount

The fast of Tisha B’Av is over halfway gone now (Israel time) and we start to emerge from our deep mourning into a more reflective stance. Here are some interesting articles, pictures and videos in the spirit of the day … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 2017- 5777

The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, began tonight and will end tomorrow night at sundown. It is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: … Continue reading

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It was all in vain

So all the killings and all the responses – it was in all vain. Everything is back to where it was before the 14th July: there is no official security  for Muslims (Jews of course are the exception because they … Continue reading

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Al-Aqsa blood libel leads to violence in Jerusalem, London and Amman

The round of violence that began over a week ago with the murder of two Israeli policemen on the Temple Mount escalated over the following days, with riots in Jerusalem and then spreading throughout Arab communities in Israel, and culminating … Continue reading

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Update on Al-Aqsa unrest

Just a quick update with what’s been happening today on the Temple Mount and Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa. Last night, as the cabinet discussed the measures to be taken on the Temple Mount, the Arabs continued to riot violence, leaving … Continue reading

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Spiral of violence over Temple Mount security measures

Middle East pundits like to talk about the cycle of violence in the region, particularly in relation to the Israel-Palestinians conflict. But the truth is that the violence is not a cycle, it is a spiral, prodded and pushed and … Continue reading

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