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7 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jerusalem Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts

Jerusalem city inspectors in recent days have closed down dozens of food carts in the area of the Old City's Jaffa Gate where chametz bread and other leavened products were being sold.

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7 hrs ago | USA Today

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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14 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Why is the Coptic Church Punishing Pilgrims to Israel?

Egyptian Christians come by the thousands to Jerusalem during the Passover week.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Free Republic

Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/20/14)[Prayer]

On the Road to Emmaus New International Version 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem.

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Lansing State Journal

Michael Patrick Shiels: Bible comes to life during travel in the Holy Land

During Holy Week and on Easter Sunday, millions of Christians imagine, as they hear the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection, the setting in Jerusalem.

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The Washington Post

Saturday of Light

Israeli police officers blocked Palestinian Christians on their way to an Easter celebration Saturday at one of the holiest Christian sites in Jerusalem's Old City, according to a top U.N. envoy.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times of Israel

Overlooking the Judean Desert, a home for Israel's flowers

When was the last time you gazed in awe at the petals of the multi-colored eastern golden drop? Sniffed the delicate fragrance of the Ramon marjoram plant? Or feasted your eyes on the regal petals of the stunning blue sage? You can view all three of these rare delights on a marvelous spring walk through the Mt.

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KLRN-TV San Antonio

Program

Netanyahu takes Greenberg by helicopter, ship, dune buggy and bicycle to explore the country's iconic destinations: from climbing Masada to walking the streets in the Old City of Jerusalem; from the Mediterranean beaches of Tel Aviv to the holy site of Nazareth; from old fishing boats in the Sea of Galilee to the Temple Mount.

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News Max

Jerusalem Riot Breaks Out Between Jews, Muslims at Shared Holy Site

A Jerusalem riot led Israeli police to use tear gas and stun grenades on Wednesday to disperse a group of Palestinian Muslim worshippers who were protesting at a holy site they share with Jews and Christians.

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CBS Local

Christians Around The World Mark Good Friday

Cardinal Timothy Dolan will take part in the 19th annual "Way of the Cross Procession" that will travel across Brooklyn Bridge on Good Friday.

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Jerusalem Post

Grapevine: Carlebach connections

Former New Yorker Maureen Kushner, who now lives in Jerusalem's Mahaneh Yehuda/ Nahlaot neighborhood, likes to celebrate biblical events in addition to having a women's Hallel service at her home at the beginning of every Hebrew calendar month.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

YourObserver

Mote Marine Laboratory awarded research grant04/17/14 On Wednesday,...

The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee awarded an $18,000 grant to connect marine scientists in Israel with Mote to study difficult challenges currently faced by our oceans.

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Forward

U.S., Israel Teaming Up to Facilitate Entry Into Visa Waiver Program

The United States and Israel are creating a working group to help Israel advance toward joining the visa waiver program.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Israelis travel home, abroad for Pesach

Tens of thousands of Israelis living abroad arrived at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport this week for Passover, crossing paths in the air with thousands of their compatriots heading from Israel to Turkey for the same holiday period.

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Jerusalem Post

Close to home

One of the miracles of spring in Israel is the length of children's Passover vacation.

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The Times of Israel

Tourist sites bursting at seams with Passover vacationers

Jewish worshipers cover themselves with prayer shawls during the Passover priestly blessing ceremony as they pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, April 17, 2014.

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Ma'an News Agency

Hundreds of Gaza Christians travel to West Bank for Easter

Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

In These Times

A Look at Life in Israel and Palestine

Occupation is not a concept. It is a reality that circumscribes and limits the action and the lives of every Palestinian each and every day.

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Jerusalem Post

Center field: Let's get Irish and Zionists smiling together

The Jews and the Irish are model minorities trying to preserve tradition and community in a centrifugal world which dissolves people's bonds to the past and to each other.

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