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