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Jerusalem’s history as Israel’s eternal capital

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Please watch and share this inspiring short video about Jerusalem’s history as Israel’s eternal capital. We are thankful our President put America on the right side of history by officially recognizing this 3,000 year old fact. Help us support the undeniable connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem by sharing this video.  

What Life Was Like For Christians And Jews When Arabs Ruled Jerusalem

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Following President Donald Trump’s declaration that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Saeb Erekat quickly shot back and demanded “equal rights for everyone living in historic Palestine.” Protests over Trump’s move have sparked riots in Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and even violent protests in Europe, from Germany to Sweden. But … Read More

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, starts embassy move

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

WASHINGTON — Defying dire, worldwide warnings, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of US and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Despite urgent appeals from Arab and European leaders and the risk of anti-American protests and violence, Trump declared that he was ending an approach that for decades has failed … Read More

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as capital, plan embassy move, White House confirms

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump will announce in a speech on Wednesday that he is formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while asking the State Department to formulate a plan for moving the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, White House officials confirmed Tuesday evening. The recognition of Jerusalem, widely expected to anger the … Read More

Record numbers of Jews visit the Temple Mount Tisha Be’av morning

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

With the Jewish people commemorating the destruction of the ancient Temples in Jerusalem on the fast of Tisha Be’av on Tuesday, more than 1,200 Jewish visitors went to the Temple Mount on Tuesday morning, activist groups said. According to the Yeraeh organization, which promotes Jewish visitation and prayer rights at the Temple Mount and which … Read More

PA said to offer $20 million in subsidies to East Jerusalem

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Palestinian Authority has reportedly earmarked some $20 million to support East Jerusalem Palestinians in the wake of mass protests over Israeli security measures around the Temple Mount compound. According to Channel 2, the 500 “guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque” will each receive a $1,000 stipend from the PA. Some $15 million will go toward … Read More

Salomon brit: ‘We want to be remembered as a happy family’

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The baby’s small cries briefly filled the crowded room. Guests stood shoulder-to-shoulder to celebrate the circumcision of the boy whose entry into the world was followed by the murder of three members of his family. “I never imagined that I would celebrate the birth of my oldest son, who I had so longed for, with … Read More

Finds in Jerusalem shore up biblical account of Babylonian conquest

Thursday, July 27, 2017

New finds in the City of David confirm the veracity of the biblical account of the Babylonian capture and conquest of First Temple period Jerusalem. The event is commemorated next Tuesday on the Hebrew date Tisha B’av (August 1) in a day of fasting and mourning, Israeli experts said. According to Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist … Read More