German Colony

Israel Reacts To Boys' Deaths

On Jerusalem's streets, residents speak of sadness, conflict, rage and concern for the future: 'There's no end to this.'

06/30/2014
Israel Correspondent
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Jerusalem – While many Israelis believed in their hearts that the three teens kidnapped more than two weeks ago would not be recovered alive, since no group had claimed responsibility or demanded the release of prisoners, when Israeli media reported their deaths at 8:30 p.m., it still came as a terrible shock.

Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv on Sunday, before they received news of the boys' death. Getty Images
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A Day In The German Colony

Historic buildings, boutiques, kosher restaurants and an old-school cinema make the southern Jerusalem neighborhood a lively destination.

Israel Correspondent
02/07/2012

Jerusalem — After spending so much time and money to get to Israel, many vacationers rush around the country in an attempt to cover as much ground as possible.

But sometimes you just need a day to unwind, and the German Colony, a neighborhood in southern Jerusalem, is a good place to do it.

Many houses in the area are more than a century old.
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