Tag Archives: Western Wall

Venahafoch Hu – UNESCO’s biased vote on Jerusalem cancelled

In a strange twist of diplomatic politics, the disgusting UNESCO vote, in which all Jewish connection to the Temple Mount, Hebron, Jerusalem and other holy places was denied or erased, has been cancelled – by Mexico! – and is being … Continue reading

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Status quo violated at holy site in Israel – and the world is silent (hint: it’s a Jewish holy site)

The status quo on the Temple Mount has become something of a holy grail (if you excuse the expression) to the international diplomatic community as well as the media. Any whiff of Jews violating the hallowed status quo – whether … Continue reading

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Yom Yerushalayim 5774 – Jerusalem Reunification Day 2014

Yom Yerushalayim began tonight, marking the 47th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, as well as the liberation of Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights (and the Gaza Strip but that’s another story) in the 1967 Six Day War. The … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Brian Goldfarb’s Israel trip

This is another guest post from frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. This post is different from his (and my) usual posts: it is a sort of travel diary of his recent trip to Israel with his wife and two non-Jewish friends. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once more a Good News Friday post appears after some tragic news.  But just as the celebrations of Independence Day directly follow on from the solemnity of Memorial Day, so Israelis feel the necessity in general to recover quickly from … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Here is today’s Good News Friday installment, a special Sukkot edition in honour of Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed. The first item of good news for this week is that the workers at Dimona’s nuclear reactor will finally get their own shul … Continue reading

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