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The police spokesman said the man had attempted to infiltrate into Israel armed with a knife that he had hidden in his clothes.
"As human beings we have to start respecting each other," says Jewish resident.
The bill offers unequivocal support for Israel's administration of Jerusalem's holy sites.
How well do you know the Holy City? Test your knowledge.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Leib Rochman composed a lyrical description of how he went to the Kotel with his children on Shavuot, following its liberation in 1967. In Jerusalem translates it into English for the first time.
By LEIB ROCHMAN
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Strikes, anti-Muslim vandalism and budget cuts.
NIS 100 million was approved by the government to support city-center businesses suffering due to the terror wave.
In addition to a special prayer for Jerusalem, the service featured singing by Cantor Chaim Adler and the Jerusalem Synagogue Choir, conducted by Elli Jaffe
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
For the first time, the number of children enrolled in the haredi education system is dropping, according to the figures released by the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies ahead of Jerusalem Day.
According to a motto of the Am Shalem movement, which was created by MK Rabbi Haim Amsalem, “it’s time for Israel to be a state with no religious extremism or coercion.”
By ATARA BECK
Jerusalem Day, marking the reunification of Jerusalem under Israeli control, falls this year on June 2, which also is among the final days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
The site is closed every year on the last days of Ramadan, which this year falls out at the same time as Jerusalem Day, which is on June 1.
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