Tag Archives: Mount of Olives

#Jerusalem50: Har Hatzofim (Mt. Scopus) and the Ophel

On Wednesday Israel and the Jewish world will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of our miraculous victory in the Six Day War of 1967. Jerusalem has gone into high gear for the extraordinary anniversary (though this has been somewhat complicated … Continue reading

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The loss of Jewish rights on the Temple Mount – cause and effect

I know that I go on a bit (OK, a lot) about Israeli sovereignty in Israel, including Judea and Samaria, and Jewish rights on the Temple Mount in particular, but this week the cause and effect of not enforcing our … Continue reading

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Is Netanyahu finally getting serious about tackling Palestinian terrorism?

The low-level Palestinian terrorism that has been plaguing Israelis for years, particularly firebombings, shootings and stonings have been documented on this blog and elsewhere innumerable times; similarly the ongoing destruction – under the guise of “youthful vandalism” – of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Latest terrorism update

While the world worries about ISIS and Israel worries about Iran (as well as ISIS and Hamas and Hezbollah), the “low-level” Palestinian intifada against Israel has been gradually notching up a level. In the week since I last posted, there … Continue reading

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Terrorism news that you might have missed

The reason you might have missed these terrorism updates is because the mainstream media outside of Israel doesn’t bother to report these attacks unless Israel hits back – and then you can be sure tat the headline will leads with … Continue reading

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The battle for Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been under fire, both literally and diplomatically, for a long while now, but in recent weeks the situation has deteriorated sharply.  If the authorities, i.e Binyamin Netanyahu and his Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharanovitch don’t get matters in … Continue reading

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