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  1. Europe Pretends Palestinians Don't ExistRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

    A recurring obstacle to peace in the Middle East is the West's refusal to grant Palestinians agency. The desire to blame Israel or "the occupation" for every Palestinian crime treats the Palestinians as if they have no self-control and are incapable of independent thinking.

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  2. Berlin's Hummus EntrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forward

    Back in Israel, I used to eat a hummus plate for lunch about three times a week. When I relocated to Berlin this summer, reviving this delicious routine was high on my priority list.

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  3. Jordan exerting efforts to prevent division of AqsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ma'an News Agency

    King Abdullah II and the Jordanian government are exerting efforts to prevent the ratification of a draft resolution in the Israeli Knesset to divide the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound between Muslims and Jews, an official said Tuesday. In an interview with Ma'an TV, Ambassador of Jordan to Palestine Khalid al-Shawabka maintained that "the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem are red lines" and what is going on in Jerusalem is "unacceptable."

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  4. Assailants deface Temple Mount with Star of David equating swastikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Jerusalem Post

    Police investigating incident that comes following FM's condemnation of Abbs for remarks on preventing Jews from visiting contested holy site. Unknown assailants spray-painted an anti-Semitic image equating a Star of David to a swastika at the Temple Mount, passersby discovered Sunday morning.

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  5. Four Amazing Things to See in JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Benjamin Disraeli once said " The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of Earth and of Heaven " - and indeed this city embodies Mankind's aspiration to a higher cause. Unlike other ancient cities Jerusalem is very much alive, full of activity and offering unrivaled possibilities to the savvy tourist, travelling with family or alone.

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  6. Liberman calls Abbas anti-Semite, compares him to ISIS after Temple Mount remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Jerusalem Post

    Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman blasted Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday night after Abbas said that Jews should be prevented from visiting the Temple Mount and that Palestinians should defend the site from them. Liberman said Abbas' remarks reveal his attempt to ignite the conflict by using the most sensitive place, the Temple Mount.

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  7. These Jews Were Just Called a 'Herd of Cattle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | TheBlaze.com

    The Palestinian president on Saturday referred to Jews who visit a holy site also revered by Muslims as a "herd of cattle" and said his people should guard it. Mahmoud Abbas' fiery rhetoric follows comments he made the previous day that Jews should be banned from visiting the Jerusalem site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary; it's also the location of the Islamic Al Aqsa complex, Arutz Sheva reported .

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  8. Abbas vows legal measures to prevent Al-Aqsa 'attacks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Ma'an News Agency

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday legal measures would be taken to prevent Jewish settlers from attacking Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, having said their presence desecrates the site. His remarks follow days of clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli police, which erupted when right-wing Jewish groups -- including some that call for the destruction of the mosque -- visited the complex and restrictions were imposed on Muslim worship.

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  9. Abbas inciting jihad, has joined ranks with IS, Liberman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Times of Israel

    Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Saturday compared PA President Mahmoud Abbas to the Islamic State and said that the Palestinian leader's call to defend the Temple Mount from "settlers" is evidence of his attempt to fan the flames of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and turn it into a religious war. The foreign minister was responding to remarks by Abbas on Friday, in which the Palestinian Authority leader said that Israeli "settlers" had no right to "desecrate" the Temple Mount and should be prevented from accessing the site deemed holy to both Judaism and Islam.

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  10. Police Limit Temple Mount Entry Anticipating Friday RiotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Anticipating yet another Muslim "day of rest" on Friday punctuated by the explosions of fireworks, rocks and general mayhem on the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, Jerusalem District Police Chief Yossi Pariente decided to limit entry for Muslim visitors. Muslim male visitors will be limited to those over the age of 50, in an attempt to limit the young Arab rioters expected to return to their increasingly frequent occupation of violent clashes with police to block Jewish entry.

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  11. Inside Israel, 10:55 AMEvangelical Christian Prayer Vigil Blocked by RabbisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Pressure from the Chief Rabbinate and the Derech Emuna Rabbinic organization has succeeded in causing police to cancel an evangelical Christian prayer service, that was planned for Wednesday at the Southern Wall of the Temple Mount, near the Hulda Gate. International Christian Embassy Jerusalem organized the prayer vigil for the "restoration" of Jesus and called on Christian attendees to invite as many Jews as possible .

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  12. Police to Restrict Muslim Entry to Temple MountRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Israel Police will restrict the entry of Muslim worshipers to the Temple Mount on Wednesday, due to intelligence information that was received about plans by Arabs to riot at the compound, as they have done several times already in recent days. According to the decision, only Arab men over the age of 50 and women of any age will be allowed to enter the compound.

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  13. Mini Israel Offers Tourists Entire Country, in Miniature FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | News Max

    Visitors to Israel on a tight schedule can see the entire country in miniature form at Mini Israel, a tourism destination in the Ayalon Valley between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The 15-acre site includes more than 350 detailed 1:25 scale models of the country's most well-known sites and monuments, ranging from the Temple Mount to a bus station.

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  14. Mini Israel Reviews: Tourists Rate Park of Shrunken LandmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | News Max

    Mini Israel, a tourist attraction that features Israel's most known sites in miniature, has become "an exceedingly popular tourist venue," according to the Jewish Journal , but visitors to the site have offered mixed reviews. The 15-acre site includes more than 350 detailed 1:25 scale models of the country's most well-known sites and monuments, ranging from the Temple Mount to a bus station.

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  15. Women of the Wall take to the busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Times of Israel

    Devora Leff, Sasha Lutt and Ashira Abramowitz-Silverman in front of Women of the Wall's Egged bus ad After 25 years of meeting monthly on Rosh Hodesh to pray together at the Western Wall, the Women of the Wall, a feminist organization, is still hoping for permission to bring a Torah scroll to their services. Now the group is going public and advertising its struggle on Jerusalem's public Egged buses, aiming to engage Jerusalemites in supporting a girl's right to have a full bat mitzvah at the Western Wall.

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  16. For Chol Hamoed: Jewish ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    So often, people view the art world as liberal yet there are many choices for art appreciation for the traditional conservative Jewish home. There is the most famous Jewish artist ever, Marc Chagall who said that visiting Palestine in 1931 gave him "the most vivid impression he had ever received," and that he was deeply moved by the holy places.

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  17. Now on Air: A Politically Incorrect Sukkah...Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Why? 2nd: Shifra Hoffman talks about her personal story of her politically incorrect Sukkah in a Haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem, and how they LOVED it! 3rd: Then we go inside people's sukkah by phone as they regale us with their personal Sukkah holiday stories. A tourist from No rway is here and sees Sukkot for the first time, and a big fair in Israel's southern city of Ashkelon promises to bring thousands of Israelis to the beach boardwalk where the municipality has set up booths in a fairground and a huge stage for live music concerts and fun, -all this after residents of the south experienced a summer of rockets and missiles raining down from its skies.

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  18. MK Feiglin: 'Hamas and ISIS Control the Temple Mount'Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Deputy Knesset Speaker Moshe Feiglin attacked the Israeli police's decision to close the Temple Mount to Jewish worshipers on Sukkot. Sukkot is one of the three Jewish pilgrimage holidays that in ancient times required Jews to travel to the Temple in Jerusalem - a practice maintained today.

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  19. Kotel Rabbi: 'Temple Mount has Turned into Terror Base'Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Speaking to Arutz Sheva , the rabbi argued that the Arab rioters are intentionally trying to prevent Jews from reaching the site on Sukkot, one of the three Jewish pilgrimage holidays that in ancient times required Jews to travel to the Temple in Jerusalem, a practice maintained by many. "The Arab leadership's feigned ignorance in the face of these acts of violence by young rioters is shocking," said Rabbi Rabinowitz.

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  20. Sukkot 2014: To My Friends & Readers . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Debbie Schlussel

    Tonight at sundown, the Jewish holiday of Sukkot begins . I'll be posting one or two more things tonight, and I have several newsworthy things I've written in advance, which will be posted during my absence on Thursday and Friday.

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