Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Israel: Taking time to remember

Life in Israel came to a stand-still in observance of Yom HaZikaron, the Israeli Memorial Day honouring the memory of fallen soldiers and civilians.

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Israel: High-speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem rail coming down the track

Set to open in 2018, this extraordinary rail route will revolutionize travel between Israel’s two biggest cities.

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Egypt: Copts finally fulfilling ‘dream’ of traveling to Jerusalem

For years pilgrimages to Israel for Egypt’s Coptic Christians were discouraged, now it is a dream increasingly being realized.

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Archaeological discovery, proof of Jesus’ resurrection?

Ancient Greek inscription and etching of Jonah and the whale – the symbol believed to be the earliest Christian motif of the resurrection – were recently revealed on first-century artifacts found in Jerusalem.

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Israel: Congressional delegation urges move of US Embassy to Jerusalem

An official congressional delegation visited the nation’s capital over the weekend to explore what would be involved in moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

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Archaeology: David’s Israel made room for God

3,000-year-old artifacts dating back to King David’s reign were uncovered in the Valley of Elah – the place where David slew Goliath. Objects not only confirm biblical accounts of Israelite worship but shed new light on obscure biblical terminology describing the temple of King Solomon and Ezekiel’s vision.

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Israel: Esther story overshadows nuclear Iran

As Iran stepped up its quest for nuclear weaponry this week, Israel commemorated the salvation of the Jewish race portrayed in the biblical story of Queen Esther.

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Australia: Former PM calls to move embassy to Jerusalem

Tony Abbott has called on his country to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority over their funding of terrorism and to move the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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UN: Israel called to leave Golan

As the General Assembly calls again on Israel to leave the Golan Heights and declares Israeli jurisdiction on ‘the Holy city of Jerusalem’ to be ‘null and void.’

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Israel: American supertanker in action near Jerusalem

Twenty-nine aircraft are currently taking part in the battle against fires raging across Israel, including the US 747 Supertanker.

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Israelis discover possible cure for AIDS

Scientists at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have been developing a revolutionary new treatment which can effectively decrease the HIV virus count in patients’ blood by up to 97%, by using an experimental new drug. To view click VIDEO. To read related article click PRINT below.

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Israel: Ancient papyrus includes earliest reference to Jerusalem

Oldest Hebrew mention of Jerusalem found on scroll dating back to time of the First Temple, 7th century BCE.

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Israel: Archaeological, Biblical past revealed at new site

A building in Jerusalem where every visitor can see and feel the history and archaeology of the Land of Israel is taking shape right in front of our very eyes.

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UN: UNESCO decides Jews have no connection to Jerusalem

United Nation’s UNESCO body has passed a resolution put forth by the Palestinians denying all connection between Jews and Jerusalem and the Temple Mount.

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Israel: Prince Charles’ grandmother buried on Mount of Olives

After attending the funeral of Shimon Peres on Friday, Prince Charles of Wales made a secret visit to his grandmother’s tomb in Jerusalem for the first time.

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