Arab Israeli Conflict
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Ancient city traditionally believed to have been founded by King David. Capital city of Israel, although not internationally recognized. West Jerusalem mainly Jewish, East Jerusalem, captured by Israel in 1967 is mainly Arab. Home to Western Wall, holiest site in Judaism. City holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Population of 800,000.
Erdan said that "I will not allow an event that glorifies terrorists and violate the Israeli sovereignty to take place in Jerusalem, our capital."
The operation took place after police noticed a high amount of incidents in recent months where residents of Shuafat threw Molotov cocktails at roadways, endangering drivers.
Two M-16's and an airsoft gun along with 15 magazines and hundreds of bullets were seized. The driver's wife, young daughter and days-old son were in the car.
But today there is very little room to build outward; the only solution is to build upward. So Jerusalem will become a city of tall towers.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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By DVORA WAYSMAN
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
By PEGGY CIDOR
Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs.
“Yair said he wanted to do something connected to being an orphan and I said that maybe we should do something like a mass shivah (mourning event), whereby, in fact, everyone is mourning.”
By BARRY DAVIS
Yossi Havilio is taking up the case of 'harassed' light rail passengers
A wrap of events in and around Jerusalem
For all of his successes, there are also a few simmering issues of the secular-hareidi divide that he has so far cautiously kept his distance from.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Spring and elections go hand in hand: the turning of the season, the chance for something new, or the renewal of the cycle.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
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