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Embark on a photographic expedition of the Temple Mount – Jerusalem’s holiest and most contentious site.
Jordan has complained about the incidents. King Abdullah of Jordan is heading to Washington Sunday for meetings and neither he nor Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want escalation in Jerusalem.
The final decision on the matter would not be made by the police, in any case; rather, it would be made by the prime minister.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Under pressure from Western states, Mexico backed away from its initial intention to call for a new vote on the resolution so that it could withdraw its support from the resolution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Only six nations, including the United States, voted to oppose the resolution.
Likud’s Glick calls for thousands to visit in response to UNESCO
"The recurring highly politicized use of the UNESCO Executive Board meetings only further underscores the urgent need for the United States to restore its leadership at UNESCO."
By MICHAEL WILNER
Politicians on Right and Left rail against UNESCO vote leaving out Jewish history on Temple Mount.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Twenty-four nations voted in favor of the motion, 26 abstained and only six voted against.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER,ADAM RASGON
“The resolution is shameful and meant to pressure Israel and try to erase the proven historic connection between the Jewish People and the Temple Mount and Western Wall.”
"This represents the first time that archaeologists have been able to successfully restore an element from the Herodian Second Temple complex," says expert.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Dichter was responding to comments made by Jordan's Minister of Wakf and Islamic Affairs Wael Arabiyat.
By HERB KEINON
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