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Slichot at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, September 2018
Notes to be removed from Western Wall

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation is getting ready for the annual note-removal before Rosh Hashana.

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
Hebron cemetery
Israel becomes first country to list all cemetery tombstones online

MyHeritage, the company known for its online family tree maker has digitized every cemetery in the Jewish State.

By BEN BRESKY
14/03/2019
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.

Jerusalem’s Sacher Park
Wine Talk: A land of olives

This week the usual column of ‘Wine Talk’ puts on its special Hanukka costume and discusses some of the secrets of olive oil.

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