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Palestinians Remove Claim To Western Wall After U.S. Objects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) The Palestinian government has pulled a report stating that Jews have no historic connection ...

Western Wall To Feature New One-Way Partition Between Men, Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Jewish authorities at the Western Wall hope to replace the existing opaque partition that sep...

O Jerusalem

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

The Advertising Standards Authority, Britain's independent regulator of advertising in the media, recently criticized Israel for including a photo of the Western Wall in a newspaper advertisement.

Israel Angered At British Ad Ban

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) A British decision to ban an Israeli tourism ad because it includes holy sites in disputed territory has angered Israel's supporters. ...

Kahane terrorists threaten Rahm Emanuel's family in East Jerusalem

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

It's not simply "hecklers" bothering White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his family, visiting Israel and East Jerusalem for their 13-year-old ...

Muslims, Jews Clash In Jerusalem

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

JERUSALEM — Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian stone-throwers at two contested holy sites and in a West Bank village Friday, seriously inju...

Western Wall Twitter Service Lets Jews Can Tweet A Prayer To God

AP | STEVE WEIZMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — For centuries, people have stuffed prayers written on scraps of paper into the ancient cracks in the Western Wall in the Old City of...

Jerusalem Quarry Discovered Linked To Building Of Second Temple

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An ancient quarry has been uncovered by construction crews in Jerusalem that, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority, can be traced back 2,300 ...

Passover Memories in Jerusalem

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

A holiday time seems to capture memories in a more powerful way than any other time of the year, and gives more significance to holidays as time goes on than they would otherwise have.

Account From The Set Of "Jerusalem: Center Of The World"

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Suarez

I have always been interested in those places where the membrane between the seen and the unseen is thin -- where human beings feel able to touch the eternal.

Western Wall Beggars Preyed On By Crime Ring

McClatchy blog: Checkpoint Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Is nothing sacred? Israeli police say they have busted a crime ring that preyed on beggars at the Western Wall. According to an article in Maari...