Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel, is home to many of the country's government institutions including the Knesset, the President's residence and Prime Minister's Office, the Supreme Court and most government ministries. Jerusalem has been the center of Jewish life and longing for centuries and is also sacred to Christianity and Islam.
Rachel Gemara reflects on her work at a Jerusalem hospital
It took some years to find an appropriate location before it was finally installed in the Bloomfield Gardens.
The municipal development authority plans to focus on future rather than standstill of today
Everything from corona hotels to the newest hi-tech innovations.
Among this year’s Yakir Yerushalayim laureates are Shalva founder Rabbi Kalman Samuels and Hadassah Oncology head Prof. Tamar Yablonski-Peretz.
In an interview, Mayor Moshe Lion discussed his policy toward Arab residents, his plans to solve the illegal construction issue, and what stood behind his visit to the hospital.
‘This was a terrorist attack on us, and it shows contempt for all of us in the neighborhood that they want to erase the name of the neighborhood’
Prague protest is one of biggest in post-communist era
At the United Nations, the diplomatic battle for a united Jerusalem is eternally waged on almost a monthly basis, whether it is in UN forums in Geneva, Paris or the UN headquarters in New York.
How the Israel Festival has lasted and still commands respect, even though its contents are often controversial.
For better or worse, one of Israel’s most striking characteristics is the dichotomy between daily life and the ongoing conflict.
The Western Wall Heritage Foundation does a thorough inspection twice a year – prior to Passover and Rosh Hashanah.
Purim Roast: Yesh Atid leader tired of being picked on by Gantz, Ya'alon
Expressions of anger and shock over the desecration came from local organizations as well as politicians who visited the site immediately after the police began their investigation.
Marcelo Brodsky's new exhibition provides valuable insights on the watershed year of 1968.
Despite that his decision to run had become public knowledge for a while, Daitch refused to give interviews and made a point to speak only off the record.
Ze’ev Elkin exclusively reveals his many ideas for the city's future.
As the World Cup kicks off, the famous diarist and the Holocaust have become an unwelcome focus of European soccer.
Over 150 Billboards were placed in recent days on buses and buildings throughout Jerusalem.
After 70 years, Israel has still not determined the future of its capital, leaving Jerusalem's residents with uncertainty and hurdles in their way to become citizens.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if people around the world identified Jerusalem as the host of major sporting events, rather than as the location of the usual Mideast conflict-related news item?
The relic, which is currently on display, is part of the Genesis Apocryphon, which contains a description, in Aramaic, of the lives of Noah, Abraham, Enoch and Lamech.
"We are in very hard times in Israeli society; it is very tribal right now. We pretend that the other tribe doesn’t exist, that their needs don’t exist."
Animated figures, artwork and text danced across the walls as the show told the story of the biblical hero, famous for slaying Goliath with a single stone from his slingshot.
Orthodox Christians waving palm fronds and branches, mark their Palm Sunday at Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
"Israel is seen through a prism of so many filters and lobby groups – be it Israeli, Christian or Muslim advocacy groups. So it’s hard to get a clear understanding of what’s going on here from afar."
Prime Minister Netanyahu welcomes former entrepreneur to the Likud, offers congratulations and condolences on decision to run for national office.
'King David' transforms the walls and archeological excavations of the Citadel into a giant-sized cinematic production.
Doctors at Shaare Zedek hospital tried to stabilize him into the late evening, after which they announced "with deep regret" that he died as a result of the stabbing wounds.
Will the Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopen?
The 2,700-year-old clay relic was found at the foot of the southern wall of Temple Mount.
Hunting for the perfect dating place in the city of David.
On a podium erected for the journalists, the women were required to stand behind the men. The women finally removed a tarp and stood on chairs so they could see over their male colleagues.
Mayor Nir Barkat’s declarations were alarming at his press conference Monday.
"The people in Iran like the Israeli people very much, they like the Israeli government — and especially [Prime Minister Benjamin] Bibi Netanyahu."
Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will likely be followed by more countries whose drive to block Islamism may be greater than their faith in an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.
Following in Trump's footsteps, Guatemalan president announced his country plans to move embassy to Jerusalem.
President Jimmy Morales made the announcement his country would follow Trump and move its embassy to Jerusalem on Facebook.
Other streets to be named after former generals, military heroes ahead of Israel's 70th Independence Day.
"What happens if the UN votes against Jerusalem as Israel's capital? Nothing. As usual. Another empty vote by the UN," Bennett said.
The initiative, sponsored by the Jerusalem Municipality, aims to dispel some of the tension hanging over the city these days.
Analyzing European reactions to Trump’s announcement
"President Trump's historic recognition of Jerusalem will secure his place in history as the first American president to take that step since the founding of the State of Israel in 1948."
Eight Countries call for special meeting following Trump's controversial move.
Trump's announcement on Wednesday has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies.
Israeli tourists naturally steer clear of the area, but with all the sites to see, it’s a shame.
In terms of the values of the socioeconomic index, the east Jerusalem neighborhoods are similar to the distinctive haredi neighborhoods in Jerusalem.
Cancellation of public events due to haredi pressure spurs NGOs into action.
Our history and religion have accorded a special primacy and sanctity to the Temple Mount; nonetheless, there is something special about the Kotel.
In Mandelbaum House two bored border police sat behind a counter.
My husband’s Fulbright year in 1961 was magical, wandering Jerusalem’s streets with an infant, reading history in street signs.
The State of Israel is an amazing thing: Jews, the most dispersed of all nations for thousands of years, today living in all corners of the world, have reunited and become one body.
"No civilized person in the world can claim Temple denial or lack of a Jewish link to Jerusalem."
'In Jerusalem' in conversation with Jerusalem's mayor.
Jerusalem's Hutzot Hayotzer has become a unique art hub, where the artists specialize in contemporary Judaica and Jewish ceremonial art, using both advanced and ancient techniques
18-year-old indicted for beating Arab man he believed was dating a Jewish woman.
‘Barkat is making secular residents feel unwelcome in their own home’
Jerusalem's education system is in clear need of a shakeup as the new school year begins but old problems remain.
The spread of ideas and the way the pupils conveyed their thoughts and feelings about Jerusalem take in deep emotions, religious stances, general observations, wistful thoughts and even humor.
World-renowned designer Inge Moore brings her vibrant vision to life in the new Jerusalem Orient Hotel.
“There’s no reason in the world to think that my entering the Temple Mount will stir trouble,” Likud lawmaker Yehuda Glick said.
A woman stabbed a man in his shoulder before being subdued by Israeli security forces.
Some claim that acts of vandalism on Israeli campuses are fueled by antisemitic professors.
Jerusalemites grapple with the familiar struggle over the Temple Mount - with a few significant changes.
“There are many religious people who are willing to accept the LGBT community, and we intend that the parade will be a platform for dialogue and understanding, not for hatred.”
The roots of the project track back to 2009, when the Wakf began unlawfully excavating the Solomon’s Stables area to construct the underground Marwani Mosque.
If you live in Old Katamon, you may be aware of a charming community-created pastoral spot located between Harav Berlin and Hapalmah streets, otherwise known as the Brody Community Garden.
‘It is painful that my Jewishness and that of others may not be recognized in our homeland’
Project Renewal: How history was made by Menachemm Begin,Phil Granovsky – and a flip chart.
Beersheba hosts its first gay parade
Brave the crowds. Step into the marketplace.
‘According to law, a ministerial committee must convene and decide whether to approve the archaeological excavations carried out in the tunnel,’ says Emek Shaveh.
Old City to be transformed into illuminated wonderland Wednesday night through July 6.
The non-Orthodox Jewish movements still have a few options open for progress on prayer at Judaism's holiest site.
Gilad Erdan promises major changes to security arrangements at Damascus Gate, warns US not to fall into Abbas's trap.
Jerusalem builder Uzi Wexler died on Monday, leaving a concrete legacy behind.
The 33 tanks include many species such as stingrays, clownfish, sea urchins, and sharks.
Alsheikh: No intent to turn capital into military fortress.
Delivering opening remarks, Yuval Rotem, director-general of the ministry said youth spend some nine hours a day on social media so there needs to be a coordinated response.
Some screenings will take place at the Lev Smadar theater, which is currently being renovated but will reopen in time for the festival, and Yes Planet.
The factory in question is the Bisan factory in the Atarot Industrial Zone in Jerusalem.
Dramatic moves and announcements are expected.
True unity is possible.
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: The decades following the war.
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: Along with land, Israel finds itself in control of a population it had no intention of governing before the war.
The specific job listing is for a Local Access Associate.
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: With Egypt and Jordan defeated, Israel turned its attention toward Syria.
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: Syrian artillery continued to rain down in the north, drawing Israel into battle on the Golan Heights.
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: Follow the events as Israel reunites Jerusalem.
Much of discussion devoted to boosting settlements; Meretz MKs boycott commemorative meetings.
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: Aggressions continue on the Egyptian frontline and in the diplomatic theater.
Israeli leaders speak at memorial for the fallen of Israel's 1967 war.
“I am trying to show what might be an alternative narrative to what led to that war, or to combine the two narratives together. This is the last big secret.”
Special 50-Year Anniversary Series: Israel is drawn into a war on three fronts.