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Jewish man arrested for setting fire to Roman Catholic church in Jerusalem

The suspect poured flammable liquid inside the Roman Catholic church, and then set it alight before a church guard detained him and police took him for questioning.

06/12/2020
Stones placed in remembrance lie on grave tablets on the Mount of Olives Jewish cemetary as the sun

Graves of Rabbi Elazar Abuhatzeira, others desecrated

"In the afternoon, someone was seen walking around the tombs and apparently spray-painted four crosses on some of them."

Matan holds Mount of Olives virtual tour - Watch

Matan’s two main centers are based in Jerusalem and Ra’anana and the organization – known for groundbreaking work to advance women’s Torah studies – has a total of nine branches.

Master plan approved for east Jerusalem's Ras el-Amud

An important part of the plan is the height restrictions imposed due to the historical and religious importance of the landscape and views.

By SHLOMIT TSUR/ GLOBES
13/08/2019

THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs

11/04/2019
Possible location for cable car station in Silwan

A cable car in the City of Gold? One NGO says, ‘No thank you’

The car would start near the Khan Theater. Stops would be at Mt. Zion and the Kedem center in Ir David, opposite of the Dung Gate.

21/03/2019

WATCH:Spring cleaning for Western Wall's notes to God

Twice a year, the Rabbi of the Western Wall oversees the collection of thousands of notes to ensure there's always room for more.

By REUTERS
20/03/2018
The Knesset building

65 MKs, Hoenlein call to protect Mount of Olives

The largest-ever caucus in the Knesset, the Knesset Lobby for the Protection of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, was launched on Wednesday.

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Israeli minister: We must keep Jewish historic sites safe

Construction minister tours Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery.

13/07/2017
Mount of Olives visitors center

Controversial visitors center on Mount of Olives to be fast-tracked

Judge orders release of Temple Mount activists who protested on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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