Jerusalem

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.
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Shots for shots: Jerusalem gives vaccines at Mahane Yehuda bar scene

The municipality set up a vaccination booth close to the bars as part of the effort to encourage vaccinations.

Jerusalem neighborhood begs government to allow schools to remain open

The letter, an initiative started by Neve Yaakov's parents-teacher association (PTA), begs Netanyahu to reconsider the recent classification of the neighborhood as "orange"

Jerusalem library to be opened as part of city development plan

The library will include thousands of titles available to read and borrow, as well as internet and multimedia access for residents of Jerusalem.

By HADASSAH BRENNER
05/03/2021

Grapevine March 5, 2021: The ability to change

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

My Word: Following the lights in Jerusalem and beyond

A taste of pre-coronavirus normalcy that reminded me both of what I had been missing and yet gave me hope.

Snow view of the old city in Jerusalem, February 18, 2021

Is Jerusalem really a budding tech hub?

When start-up investment figures are broken down by city, Israel's tech ecosphere is even more centralized in Tel Aviv than many like to think.

04/03/2021

Huge infrastructure project brings water from the mountain to Jerusalem

With Israel a world leader for water technology and innovation, water resource consulting for other nations has become a significant part of Mekorot’s operations.

04/03/2021

Police arrest 12 suspects involved in riots, assaults in Mea She'arim

Five of the suspects arrested on Thursday are reportedly under the age of 18.

Jerusalem Women’s Film Fest touts female directors

The details of the in-person events are still being formulated and will be available soon on the festival website.

Moroccan Jewish community thrown out of longtime Jerusalem synagogue

The synagogue is the last place of worship for the Moroccan community in the German Colony.

03/03/2021
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