Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Israel: Thousands of Christian pilgrims stand with Israel

At a time of rising anti-Semitism, thousands of Christians came to Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles and stand with Israel.

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Israel: Days of Awe

After the shofar is blown on Rosh Hashana, for ten days the Jewish people pray, repent and perform good deeds in hopes of cancelling the previous year’s sins, and ensure their names are written in the “The Book of Life” on Yom Kippur.

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Austria: Hamas terrorist released in Gilad Shalit deal gets life imprisonment

A court in Austria sentenced the terrorist to life imprisonment for conspiring and soliciting others to carry out attacks in Jerusalem.

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Israel: Folk dancing at the movies in Jerusalem

If you live in or visit Jerusalem, Thursday nights could be your ‘quicker-picker-up’ and a really great way to sweeten the end of the week.

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Israel: Archaeologists find evidence of Jerusalem’s 70 AD destruction

Evidence of the battle for Jerusalem was found by archaeologists as they excavate the main road leading to the Second Temple before its destruction by the Romans in 70 AD.

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Israel: President Rivlin calls Christians ‘our brothers’

Israel President Reuven Rivlin said during a meeting with church leaders in Jerusalem that Christians and Jews are “brothers.”

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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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