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This week in Jerusalem: Farewell to two giants

Your weekly roundup of city affairs.


Jerusalem police to step up security on Mount of Olives

Majority of attacks around the cemetery have taken place on its overcrowded, narrow roads. Over the years, attacks have been so striking that many visitors have had to retain security escorts.

Nearing an end to my year of kaddish - opinion

My father did not die from complications related to COVID-19, but he may as well have.

Sheldon Adelson buried in Jerusalem on Friday

Praised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "huge Jewish patriot," Adelson died on Monday from cancer.

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

Shalom Lerner appointed director of committee protecting Mount of Olives

"The time has come that Har HaZeitim from where Techiyat Hameitim will begin, should receive the attention and resources it deserves," said Lerner.

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.

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.

THE HISTORIC Kidron Valley, as seen from the Haas Promenade

At Kidron Valley’s ‘Holy Basin,’ where Palestinians and Israelis cooperate

The sad fact is that the 30-km. basin sitting at the heart of three great world religions has become a conduit for raw sewage.

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.

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