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Video Travel Bite: Jerusalem, Israel

Rick Steves | Posted 10.27.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. Join us today as we visit the Christian Quarter of the Old City in Jerusale...

Shifting Reality for Peace!

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 10.05.2013 | World
Kevin Bermeister

The complexity of Jerusalem's Temple Mount appears insurmountable because demand to possess the world's most contested rock will in all likelihood continue unabated until a peaceful solution emerges from it.

Welcome to the Holy Land

Rick Steves | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

The Israeli coast from Tel Aviv to the border of Lebanon is dotted with interesting sights. The thriving city of Haifa is home to the main temple of the Baha'i Faith.

'Jerusalem Must Be Divided'

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday urged Israeli leaders to relinquish the idea of a unified Jerusalem if they truly want p...

Arabs Boycott Adidas as Public Displeasure Shifts From the West to China

James Dorsey | Posted 06.10.2012 | World
James Dorsey

Arab youth and sports ministers announced this week a boycott of sports apparel manufacturer Adidas because of its sponsorship of last month's Jerusalem marathon.

Jerusalem Nearly Completes Restoration Of Century-Old City Walls

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli experts are nearing completion of an ambitious restoration of the five-century-old walls of Jerusalem, the holy city's domin...

Jerusalem Explosion Causing Dozens Of Casualties Reported

AP | ARON HELLER and DAN PERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli warplanes hit Hamas targets in Gaza early Thursday, retaliating for rocket attacks on Israeli cities, as tension peaked over...

State eyes 'legal' takeover of abandoned East Jerusalem properties

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Boycott this Boycott

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Community Response to AHAVA Boycott‏From: rabbi@bhsbrooklyn.org Sent:Thu 7/15/10 5:45 PM  I just today received this compelling, r...

Charges against activists abandoned after Turkey delivers ultimatum

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israel bowed to heavy diplomatic pressure to deport hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists yesterday, after what Turkey said was an ultimatum that thre...

Reflections on Jerusalem Day in an Impoverished, Extremist, and Divided City

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Over time, Jerusalem has become the symbol of the Israeli "having it all" illusion. The attempt to "have our cake and eat it too" has no future and relegates the city to a chaotic state of uncertainty.

To Restart the Mideast Peace Process Try These 'Confidence-Building' Measures

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

President Obama, the man who promised change, who went Cairo, should personally take a leadership role in dousing the Hate. A little tough love to the Palestinians is long overdue.

Clinton, Netanyahu Show Clashing Jerusalem Views

AP | MATTHEW LEE and MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented dueling positions on Jerusalem co...

Clinton Calls Israel Rift A Challenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MOSCOW - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has described a rift with Israel over a Jerusalem construction project as a challenge, avoiding ...

Video on Haiti's Child Slaves to Play at Human Rights Film Festival

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Film on Haiti's Restaveks to Play at Human Rights Film Festival

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Video on Haiti's Child Indentured Servants to Play at Human Rights Film Festival

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Amira Hass / Israel blocking NGO efforts with tourist visas

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Interior Ministry has stopped granting work permits to foreign nationals working in most international nongovernmental organizations operating in ...

Israel withholding NGO employees' work permits

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Interior Ministry has stopped granting work permits to foreign nationals working in most international nongovernmental organizations operating in ...

Israel stripped thousands of Jerusalem Arabs of residency in 2008

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last year set an all-time record for the number of Arab residents of East Jerusalem who were stripped of residency rights by the Interior Ministry. Al...

EU to recognize East Jerusalem as capital of Palestinian state

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

European Union foreign ministers are expected to officially call next week for the division of Jerusalem, to serve as the capitals of both Isra...

Top Israeli diplomat holds secret talks in Oman

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Foreign Ministry director-general Yossi Gal has held secret state-level meetings in Oman's capital Muscat, a senior official in Jerusalem told Haaretz...

Turkey envoy: Israel's shameful display is worst I've ever seen

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned Israeli Ambassador Gabi Levy for clarification, a day after the foreign ministry in Jerusalem called ...

Editorial / Israel must stop boycotting institutions of international law

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Supreme Court president Aharon Barak has recommended that Israel join the International Criminal Court at The Hague that tries those ind...

Israel backs settlement expansion

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

About 900 new housing unit to be built in East Jerusalem settlement, officials say....