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  1. Tour of the Holy Land Part IV - Old JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    If Israel is the Holy Land, then, Jerusalem, its capital, is the Holy City. And within that city there is a section that is surrounded by a thick and high wall.

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  2. Diamond Week Buyers Enjoy Jerusalem TripRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Groong

    The sixth edition of the International Diamond Week in Israel had many extra elements this year – and one of them was a day trip to Jersalem. On a cold and rainy Thursday following the International Diamond Week in Israel, a bus full of guests invited to the Diamond Week set out for a day in Jerusalem.

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  3. Dershowitz: Trump's 'one-state' comment a ploy to pressure PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Jerusalem Post

    The US president's comments were a message for the Palestinians, said Alan Dershowitz, who will be a speaker at The Jerusalem Post Conference in New York on May 7. US President Donald Trump's bombshell mention of the possibility of a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was a tactic to pressure the Palestinians to accept a deal on two states, Alan Dershowitz told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday. Dershowitz said the Trump press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was "very positive... I was happy to see the obvious camaraderie" but that the media misreported what the president said.

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  4. Slugger Stanton eager to rebound from awful 2016 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Arms outstretched from a sleeveless T-shirt, Stanton looks large as always, even with the Great Pyramids in the background. He also looks as though he's trying to get as far away from an awful season as possible.

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  5. Lebanese President blasts Israel's 'Judaization'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Tuesday urged Arab nations to come together to "protect" the multi-faith character of Jerusalem, accusing Israel of trying to "Judaize Palestine". Aoun called on members of the Cairo-based Arab League to "unite our efforts to preserve the character of Jerusalem, which brings together both Christian and Muslim heritage". 2 comments

  6. Lebanese president calls on Arab League to protect JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Times of Israel

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul-Gheit welcomes Lebanese President Michel Aoun at an Arab League meeting in Cairo on February 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER Lebanese president Michel Aoun on Tuesday called on the Arab League to unite for the sake of protecting the character of Jerusalem, warning that Israel wanted to "Judaize Palestine." 1 comment

  7. Why U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem Is So Fraught: QuickTake Q&ARead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bloomberg

    What's the capital of Israel? Israelis say it's Jerusalem, and indeed the prime minister's office is there, as well as the parliament, the highest court and most government ministries. No other country, however, recognizes Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem.

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  8. Barkat: Expect building freeze to be canceled following Netanyahu's visit with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Jerusalem Post

    "I have no doubt that the building freeze in Jerusalem will be canceled thanks to the prime minister," says Jerusalem mayor. One day before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Donald Trump, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Tuesday assured a right-wing audience at the Jerusalem Conference that the capital's US-imposed de facto building freeze will end.

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  9. Why would US embassy move to Jerusalem be controversial?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Vanguard

    President Donald Trump has said he might move America's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visiting Washington Wednesday, here is why the issue is so controversial.

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  10. 'Trains from Tel Aviv will reach the Western Wall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Katz sent a message to Prime Minister Netanyahu before his meeting with President Trump: "I believe we must endeavor to reach understandings with the administration concerning Jerusalem and the settlements in Judea and Samaria. Firstly we must work on implementing the promise to transfer the US embassy to Jerusalem," said Katz.

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  11. End the Madness over JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    The City of Jerusalem, holy to the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths, is known to cause its own particular kind of madness. About 50 foreign visitors to the city a year experience what is known as "Jerusalem Syndrome" - psychotic delusions that they are biblical figures or harbingers of Armageddon.

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  12. Takeaways from an Okie's trip to the Holy LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | NewsOK.com

    Standing on the Mount of Olives, I looked out over the Old City of Jerusalem and couldn't believe I was standing in the place where Jesus made his triumphant entry in Jerusalem on what we now call Palm Sunday. Two years ago, Rabbi Vered Harris, spiritual leader of Temple B'nai Israel, had called me and told me about plans to take an interfaith group from Oklahoma to tour the Holy Land in 2017.

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  13. A Capital Idea: Leave the U.S. Embassy in Israel Right Where It IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Forward

    Last January, the Washington Institute for Near East Studies , founded by former US Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations Martin Indyk, published an article by Lebanese scholar Hassan Mneimneh on the potential relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The author contends that the international community and the "Arab world" should support the "relocation within the confines of Western Jerusalem," while Washington "may consider issuing a separate statement about its appreciation of Palestinian aspirations and its intent."

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  14. The Temple Mount from the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A little more than a year ago, I was in Jerusalem visiting our son Samuel. We decided, early on a Monday morning, to visit that most sacred site in the holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims, the Temple Mount.

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  15. A look at the law - minus the politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Times of Israel

    Ruth Lieberman is an Israeli-based political consultant and licensed tour guide, combining her love of Israel with political acumen to better Israel's standing both at home and in the eyes of the world. She has consulted for political leaders in Jerusalem and in Washington, from work on election campaigns to public advocacy and events.

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  16. Tour of the Holy Land Part III - New JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Gleaner

    Jerusalem is the administrative, religious and spiritual capital of the Jewish state of Israel. It is a cosmopolitan municipality, home to 1.5 million people of which one-third are Arabs, one-third religious Jews, and one-third secular Jews, and other ethnic groups.

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  17. WH: New or expanded settlements 'may not be helpful in achieving' peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    JANUARY 16: Small houses are seen in the Israeli outpost of Amona on January 16, 2017 in Amona, West Bank. 70 countries attended the recent Paris Peace Summit and called on Israel and Palestinians to resume negotiations that would lead to a two-state solution, however the recent proposal by U.S President-elect Donald Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and last month's U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Jewish settlement activity in the West Bank have contributed to continued uncertainty across the region.

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  18. Agriculture minister blames PM for preventing his visit to Temple MountRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Jerusalem Post

    Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is responsible for the police's refusal of his request to visit the Temple Mount. Ariel made his request after the Knesset Ethics Committee decided Tuesday to lift the ban prohibiting MKs from entering the complex.

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  19. Israel OKs huge expansion of West Bank settlementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | YourErie

    JANUARY 16: Small houses are seen in the Israeli outpost of Amona on January 16, 2017 in Amona, West Bank. 70 countries attended the recent Paris Peace Summit and called on Israel and Palestinians to resume negotiations that would lead to a two-state solution, however the recent proposal by U.S President-elect Donald Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and last month's U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Jewish settlement activity in the West Bank have contributed to continued uncertainty across the region.

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  20. Inside the Gypsum-Window Workshop at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa MosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Hyperallergic

    A day with the team working to preserve a particularly Islamic tradition of stained-glass-window making, using techniques that date back hundreds of years. A nearly completed gypsum window sits at the center of the workshop beside al-Aqsa mosque, the third holiest site in Islam Walking around Jerusalem's iconic, gleaming Dome of the Rock with Bassam Hallak is a history lesson, architecture class, and news brief all rolled into one whirlwind tour session.

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