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Ceremony at Living Memorial site in Jerusalem pays tribute to 9/11 victims

Thursday, September 12, 2019

  (September 11, 2019 / JNS) An annual ceremony was held at the 9/11 Living Memorial site in Jerusalem on Tuesday night to honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. The “Tribute in Light” event included the illumination of two beams that shined up 300 meters over Jerusalem, similar to … Read More

Jerusalem skyline lights up in memory of 9/11

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A new art installation lit up Jerusalem’s skies Tuesday evening in a ceremony marking 18 years since the devastating attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. The ceremony held at the KKL-JNF 9/11 Living Memorial Plaza in Jerusalem Park presented an art installation called a “Tribute in Light.” The installation comprises two 300-meter tall … Read More

JERUSALEM TO REMEMBER 9/11 TWIN TOWERS ATTACK

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Israel will hold a ceremony to commemorate the 9/11 Twin Tower attacks on Tuesday afternoon at the Jerusalem Park. As a tribute to the Tribute in Lights representing the Twin Towers, Jerusalem’s skies will be lighten up – reaching up to 300 meters. The Tribute in Light is an art installation of 88 searchlights six … Read More

Honduras recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Thursday, August 29, 2019

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will travel to Israel on Friday to inaugurate a “diplomatic office” in Jerusalem, recognizing the holy city as Israel’s capital. The diplomatic office in the city will be an extension of Honduras’s Tel Aviv-based embassy. “For me it’s the recognition that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel,” … Read More

ISRAEL: REPUBLIC OF NAURU RECOGNIZES JERUSALEM AS ISRAEL’S CAPITAL

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Republic of Nauru has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israel Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday. “I commend @Republic_Nauru’s important decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. We will continue to strengthen Jerusalem and to bring about the recognition and opening of diplomatic missions and embassies in our capital,” Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz … Read More

HONDURAS PRESIDENT TO OPEN TRADE OFFICE IN JERUSALEM NEXT WEEK

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Honduras is slated to open a trade office in Jerusalem next week as a preliminary step toward relocating its embassy to Jerusalem, Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and his wife are due to arrive in Israel Saturday to inaugurate the office, which will have Honduran diplomatic status, the Foreign … Read More

Jerusalem Light Festival

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Over the years, the Jerusalem Light Festival has become known as one of the most impressive and enjoyable events that take place in the capital every summer. Every night during the festival, amazing modern light art installations illuminate the walls and sites inside and around the Old City. The festival, which has already begun and … Read More

Moldova’s Filip government announces transfer of Embassy to Jerusalem

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Moldovan Filip Government approved the transfer of the Moldovan embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Tuesday. Moreover, the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decision that approves the agreement on the sale of the land for the construction of the headquarters of the US Embassy in Moldova. The Filip Government also adopted … Read More

With Jerusalem embassy in place, Trump administration ends waiver

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Trump administration ended the practice in effect for more than two decades of waiving a law requiring the move of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement Wednesday that the waiver no longer was necessary. President Donald Trump moved the embassy to Jerusalem last year on May … Read More

Official: Israel to grant Gaza Christians permits to visit Jerusalem for Easter

Friday, April 19, 2019

Israel has decided to approve hundreds of permits for Palestinian Christians living in the Gaza Strip to visit East Jerusalem and the West Bank for Easter, an Israeli official said on Friday, two days before the holiday. “Following the recommendations of the security establishment, during this coming Easter, hundreds of Christians from the Gaza Strip will … Read More