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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Jerusalem Biblical Zoo welcomes birth of rare Javan langur monkey

Javan langur numbers have been declining due to deforestation and exotic animal hunting and trafficking.


Solomon Souza follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, F.N. Souza

Following in his footsteps: F.N. Souza would have been proud of the legacy he bequeathed to his grandson, Solomon Souza

French olim arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport, July 10, 2017

New project to train religious Olim from France for employment

The program will work to find tailor-made jobs for new immigrants from France.

Hapoel Jerusalem staves off Ness Ziona

Prather’s 41-point performance leads Eilat past Hapoel Tel Aviv • Hapoel wins Haifa derby


US ducks question on whether east Jerusalem is Palestinian capital

"There has been no change on our position in Jerusalem – and, of course, Jerusalem is a final status issue that is to be negotiated by the two parties."

Jerusalem awards NIS 40,000 to startups focused on social issues

The goal of the funding award is to promote personal and social well-being.

New 'Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism' definition unneeded - opinion

The controversy over the IHRA definition arose after several fringe Jewish groups launched a campaign against IHRA, falsely claiming it “censors” free speech and “silences” Palestinian advocacy.

Israel challenges Biden on Jerusalem, plans to advance Har Homa project

Since taking office in January of this year, Biden has been clear about his opposition to Jewish building over the pre-1967 lines, including in West Bank settlements.

BARKAT TAKES an election-night photo with a Bibi-masked man at Likud Party headquarters in Tel Aviv

Who would replace Netanyahu as Likud chairman if he leaves? - poll

Netanyahu's trial, as well as a recent proposal to nominate him for President, have left many Likud voters to wonder what will be of the Likud if he leaves.

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