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Jerusalem

Ancient Pottery Reveals Secrets of Roman Rule over Jerusalem – New Study

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Two thousand years ago, in a Jerusalem buzzing with life, Jewish potters worked around the clock producing pots, jars and stands, as the industry was fueled by a population whose adherence to religious purity laws created an increasing need for clay vessels. New research by Israeli archaeologistshas shed light on this flourishing activity as well … Read More

Rare Coin Dating Nearly 2,000 Years, Discovered in Jerusalem’s Old City

Monday, May 11, 2020

Israel’s Antiquities Authority (IAA) has presented a rare coin from the Bar Kokhba Revolt period (132-135 CE), which was discovered during an archaeological excavation in Jerusalem’s Old City. The IAA frequently reveals interesting finds from its sites from around the country ahead of Jewish holidays and festivals – and this is no different, the announcement coinciding … Read More

‘Lion of Judah’ Donated by Evangelical Leaders Finds a Home in Jerusalem

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Located in the heart of Jerusalem and with a unique view of the Old City walls, Bloomfield Garden is one of the largest green areas in the city, offering vast lawns, secluded paths and play areas, as well as several monuments and art installations, including the Fountain of the Lions donated by German Chancellor Helmut … Read More

New Guatemalan president to keep embassy in Jerusalem, labels Hezbollah terror group

Thursday, January 16, 2020

(January 15, 2020 / JNS) The new president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, pledged on Tuesday to “keep the [Guatemalan] embassy in Jerusalem and designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization” during a meeting in Guatemala City with Ofir Akunis, Israeli Minister of Science, Technology and Space. The Guatemalan embassy opened in Jerusalem in May 2018, shortly … Read More

Jerusalem zoo sends aid to help animals injured in Australia fires

Monday, January 6, 2020

(January 6, 2020 / JNS) Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo announced on Sunday that it will donate burn creams, milk replacers, wound sprays and hydration concentrates to aid animals in Victoria, Australia. The donation comes as massive bushfires rage across Australia, which have resulted in the deaths of at least 24 people since September, as well as … Read More

Georgia set to open cultural center in Jerusalem

Friday, December 27, 2019

(December 27, 2019 / JNS) Georgia is set to open a cultural center in Jerusalem, becoming the eighth country to do so, its Israel embassy confirmed on Thursday. A spokesperson for the Georgian Embassy said it has not been decided yet when or where the center will open, and that details are still being discussed. … Read More

‘Brazil will move its embassy to Jerusalem in 2020’

Monday, December 16, 2019

(December 16, 2019 / Israel Hayom) Senior Brazilian lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro said on Sunday that Brazil was committed to moving its embassy to Jerusalem in 2020. Speaking at the opening event in Jerusalem for a Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX-Brasil) office, Bolsonaro, who is the son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, said that … Read More

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