Ready to walk into the final trap of “special regime” in Jerusalem

Ehud Barak and Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to let the Old city of Jerusalem be taken over by a “special regime”. The Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak offered the PA government East Jerusalem already in 1997.  Before He left for “peace talk” in Jerusalem, Barak held secret talks with chairman Mahmoud Abbas. To the Israeli… Read More Ready to walk into the final trap of “special regime” in Jerusalem

Pre-Roman Jewish foundation of Jerusalem confirmed

“This discovery bridges a certain gap in Jerusalem’s settlement sequence,” says excavation co-director. Despite over 100 years of exhaustive excavations throughout Jerusalem’s City of David, archeologists have been unable to find a single significant structure from the Hasmonean period, until now. On Tuesday, following months of delicate probing and analysis, the Antiquities Authority announced an… Read More Pre-Roman Jewish foundation of Jerusalem confirmed

Nir Barket to keep up fight for a united Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, Mayor Nir Barkat won 51.11 per cent of the votes while Moshe Leon took 45.32 per cent. Following his win, Barkat visited the Western Wall and addressed the elections. “We had wall-to-wall support, certainly in the traditionalist sector and even in considerable parts of the haredi sector. It was not an easy campaign… Read More Nir Barket to keep up fight for a united Jerusalem

Catholic leaders demonize Jews and side with Islam

Catholic News Agency brand Jewish settlers as “provocateurs”, attacking the Holy Islamic sites in Jerusalem. A delegation of senior representatives of the Christian Churches of Jerusalem carried out a visit to the Mosque of Al-Aqsa on Monday, September 30th to publicly express their solidarity with the local Muslim community after the recent provocative actions staged… Read More Catholic leaders demonize Jews and side with Islam

Global Church wants Islamic occupation of Jerusalem

World Council of Churches (WCC) pray ‘god” will divide Jerusalem .”World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel” will go on from 22nd of September. This is recoded on the website of the WCC: This annual observance of a week of prayer, education, and advocacy calls participants to work for an end to the illegal occupation… Read More Global Church wants Islamic occupation of Jerusalem

Barket warns of forces that will split Jerusalem

In AP interview, Barkat says capital can only function as ‘united city which treats all residents and visitors honestly and equally’‬‬. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, Nir Barkat said his administration has treated the city’s Arab residents honestly and equally. Jerusalem’s mayor said Tuesday that any partition of the city as part… Read More Barket warns of forces that will split Jerusalem

Jerusalem remains the main stumbling block

Israel Minister of Finance Yair Lapid blasts 1200 new settlement housing tenders as “double mistake”. In contrast Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat welcomes the move. Finance Minister Yair Lapid lashed out Sunday at the decision to build more than one thousand new homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, calling it “a double mistake.” Lapid’s… Read More Jerusalem remains the main stumbling block

Obama can decide the US legal status of Jerusalem

The US President can decide that all born in Jerusalem are born in “occupied Palestine”. A federal appeals court on Tuesday invalidated a US law that was designed to allow American citizens born in Jerusalem to choose to have Israel listed as their birthplace on passports contrary to long-standing US foreign policy. A unanimous three-judge… Read More Obama can decide the US legal status of Jerusalem

Europe wants to build new Berlin Wall in Jerusalem

Netanyahu accuses the European Union to erect a new Berlin Wall in the middle of Jerusalem. In an interview with German magazine Die Welt, which will be published on Sunday, Netanyahu said that the EU was “trying to impose permanent borders by applying financial pressure on Israel rather than pursuing negotiations. Netanyahu told the German… Read More Europe wants to build new Berlin Wall in Jerusalem

Jews attacked in Jerusalem as Berlin and Warsaw are repeated

A Jewish family was violently attacked by Arab and foreign protestors as they moved into their new home on the eastern side of Jerusalem, which is claimed by the Palestinians as their future capital. The assailants, which included many left-wing Americans, used stones and clubs to attack the family and the security guards present at… Read More Jews attacked in Jerusalem as Berlin and Warsaw are repeated

Jordan promise to regain East Jerusalem for Islam

Jordan’s has an “historic role in securing the holy sites as well as the Palestinian sovereignty over the West Bank and east Jerusalem”. According to al-Habash, a new agreement was devised in order to coordinate the protection of the al-Aqsa Mosque and all the Muslim and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem. The agreement reiterated Jordan’s… Read More Jordan promise to regain East Jerusalem for Islam

EU wants Berlin-wall and reoccupation of Jerusalem

Islam and the European Union wants to see East Jerusalem back under Islamic occupation, and a Berlin wall dividing the city. An internal report by the European Union has come down hard on Israel’s decision to continue settlement construction in occupied East Jerusalem, threatening to end economic projects that involve the Jewish settlements. The harshly… Read More EU wants Berlin-wall and reoccupation of Jerusalem

Ramallah threatens sponsors of Jerusalem marathon

“Quit Jerusalem Marathon, or we will boycott your chain of hotels”. This was the messages from a lawyer representing the Arab Palestinian Authority’s agencies. He sent letters this week to the InterContinental hotel chain. Also the American sneaker company New Balance received threats. The Arab lawyer warned sponsors of the Jerusalem Marathon of legal action… Read More Ramallah threatens sponsors of Jerusalem marathon

Awqaf Department sulk over Israel-Vatican deal

The Temple Mount authority demand to be included in the “final solution” to the Jerusalem problem. Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Abdul Salam Abbadi on Wednesday refuted claims that Israel has granted the Pope an “official seat” at a Muslim shrine believed to be the venue of Jesus’ Last Supper. In a statement, Abbadi… Read More Awqaf Department sulk over Israel-Vatican deal

Pope paved way for successors entry into Jerusalem

Israeli leaders laud pope for helping to promote dialogue, contributing to reduce anti-Semitism‬‬. When Joseph Ratzinger became pope in 2005, many in Israel wondered whether the German-born Cardinal with the Nazi past would prove a worthy successor to the popular Pope John Paul II, whose pluralistic path helped sooth centuries of fraught relations between Jews… Read More Pope paved way for successors entry into Jerusalem

Palestinian mothers prepares their children to kill themselves in acts of terrorism against Israel

The wife of a Hamas member of parliament hailed the role of Palestinian mothers in preparing their children to kill themselves in acts of terrorism against Israel. Encouraging her children to “wage Jihad for the sake of allah” is “the most glorious thing a woman can do,” she said. In an interview on Hamas’s Al-Aqsa… Read More Palestinian mothers prepares their children to kill themselves in acts of terrorism against Israel

67 per cent of liberal Israelis stand firm on Zionism

Two thirds of liberal Israelis claim Jerusalem is liberated, not to be divided, but to stand united. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday rejected international criticism of plans to build thousands more Jewish homes in Jerusalem. “Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the State of Israel, and we will continue to build there,” he… Read More 67 per cent of liberal Israelis stand firm on Zionism

American lobby: «A special regime for the Old City is needed»

The Jerusalem Old City Initiative has suggests the creation of a «special regime» for the Old City. A group of Israelis, Palestinians and North Americans have formulated a proposal for sharing Jerusalem to help the sides resolve one of the thorniest challenges in Middle East peace-making. The regime would be jointly created and run by… Read More American lobby: «A special regime for the Old City is needed»

Egypt Islamist vows global caliphate in Jerusalem

“The capital of the caliphate – the capital of the United States of the Arabs – will be Jerusalem, God willing,” cleric says. Egypt’s Islamists aim to install a global Islamic caliphate with its capital in Jerusalem, a radical Muslim preacher told thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in a clip released Monday. “We can see… Read More Egypt Islamist vows global caliphate in Jerusalem

New Coptic pope wants Jerusalem to be liberated

“Coptic worshippers must not visit Jerusalem until it is liberated”. These are the words of  Egypt’s newly elected Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawadros II. He has announced that he will maintain the policy of his predecessor Pope Shenouda III of discouraging Coptic worshippers from visiting Jerusalem until it is liberated. He said that Christians and… Read More New Coptic pope wants Jerusalem to be liberated

Egypt in Gaza in an attempt for a truce as rocket jolts Tel Aviv

GAZA (Reuters) – Egypt tried to open a tiny window to emergency peace diplomacy in Gaza on Friday, but hopes for even a brief ceasefire while its prime minister was inside the bombarded enclave to talk to leaders of the Islamist Hamas movement were immediately dashed. Prime Minister Hisham Kandil visited the Gaza Strip officially… Read More Egypt in Gaza in an attempt for a truce as rocket jolts Tel Aviv

Fascists in Egypt back Hamas’s fight for Jerusalem

The US Senate back Israel in the clashes of civilization. The Muslim Brotherhood sides with Hamas and threatens the Jewish state. Egyptian Fascist leader Muhammad Mursi sent Prime Minister Hisham Qandil to the territory for a three-hour visit on Friday to show “solidarity with the Palestinians”. “Egypt will not leave Gaza on its own, and… Read More Fascists in Egypt back Hamas’s fight for Jerusalem

Jordan warns against Israeli measures to Judaise Jerusalem

His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday warned against Israel’s unilateral measures to Judaise Jerusalem, which he said threaten the Islamic and Christian heritage in the city. Jordan warns against Israeli measures to Judaise Jerusalem — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday warned against Israel’s unilateral measures to Judaise Jerusalem, which he said threaten the Islamic… Read More Jordan warns against Israeli measures to Judaise Jerusalem

Jordanian army blew up the Hurva synagogue in 1948

During British rule in Jerusalem the Hurva Synagogue was the most important in Israel. In 1948, the invading Jordanian army blew it up. The Hurva, whose name means «ruin» was initially built by disciples of Rabbi Judah Hahasid in the early 18th century. It was destroyed shortly thereafter by Muslims demanding the return of loans… Read More Jordanian army blew up the Hurva synagogue in 1948