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Jerusalem

Brazil to open trade mission in Jerusalem later this month

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Brazil is set to open a trade office in Jerusalem next month, Israeli officials said Monday. Honduras, which already operates a trade mission in the capital, is expected to transfer its embassy to the city in the coming weeks, the officials added. On December 15, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, known as Apex-Brasil, … Read More

Jerusalem to host largest-ever event on anti-Semitism; Putin, Macron to attend

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

President Reuven Rivlin said Wednesday that some 30 world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, will be coming to Israel in January to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem, in what is expected to be the largest-ever gathering focused on combating anti-Semitism. Rivlin spoke at a press conference at … Read More

Faroe Islands to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Monday, November 18, 2019

The Faroe Islands plans to open an office for diplomatic representation in Jerusalem and intends to recognize the city as the capital of Israel despite objections from Denmark, according to the Danish-language newspaper Politiken. The Faroe Islands is a self-governing archipelago of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, but is a part of Denmark. Copenhagen has … Read More

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