Jerusalem

Kim Kardashian Gets Cropped From Charedi Jewish Website

Kimye loses the ‘Kim’ in Jerusalem.

04/15/2015
Blueprint Editor

It is irony o' clock. The most photographed woman on planet Earth has been cropped out of a picture on a charedi Jewish news site according to Haaretz.com.

Via instagram.com/haaretz/

The Pulse Of Jerusalem

An interview with Mayor Nir Barkat on his bid to remake the city.

Special To The Jewish Week
03/24/2015

Here’s how much Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat cares about his beloved city: Last month, the mayor, a former Israel Defense Forces paratrooper, and his personal security guard sprang into action after a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist stabbed a charedi Jew right across the street from City Hall. The two helped tackle and subdue the man before he could do any more damage.

Courtesy of Jerusalem Mayor’s Office

On New Web-Based Tour, Visit Israel Without Leaving Home

03/09/2015
Staff Writer

A video tour of some of Jerusalem’s historically and religiously significant sites will be live streamed over the Internet Wednesday morning and allow viewers to ask questions of the tour guide.

In Jerusalem, Seven Wounded In Suspected Terror Attack

03/06/2015

Seven people sustained moderate to minor injuries when a car rammed into a group of pedestrians standing at a light rail station in east Jerusalem.

Thousands Attend Funeral In Jerusalem For Victims Of Paris Supermarket Attack

01/13/2015

Jerusalem — Thousands attended the funeral in Jerusalem of the four victims of the attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris.

Roads, Schools Closed In Israel’s North And Jerusalem As Winter Storm Hits

01/07/2015

Jerusalem — The main roads were closed into Jerusalem as the worst storm of the year gathered strength.

What Does Abbas Really Want?

Mahmoud Abbas' latest threat is that if the U.N. Security Council doesn't approve his resolution calling for recognition of the state of Palestine within the 1967 borders and order full Israeli withdrawal by the end of 2017, his Palestinian Authority with "no longer deal" with Israel.

Caught Between Two Worlds, Israeli Druze Struggle For Equality Amid Rising Tensions

12/08/2014

Abu Snan, Israel - Bullet holes pepper the front windows of the old city council office and paramilitary police in armored jeeps patrol the main street in this mixed Muslim and Druze village in the Galilee region.

‘Do You Know How Much Tension There Is?’

In wake of shul murders, fear is palpable in Jerusalem.

11/26/2014
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem — Mourning notices for the “four martyrs” and posters urging tzedakah for their families adorned the hallway of the ultra-Orthodox Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue in the Har Hof neighborhood here.

Yahrtzeit candles in the beit midrash of Congregation Kehilat Bnei Torah. Joshua Mitnick/JW/Getty Images

Fueling Fires Of Hatred

If Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas mean it when they say they don’t want to see a Third Intifada, why does it look like that is exactly where they are headed? 

Each leader repeatedly accuses the other of incitement, often with good cause.  Their protestations of purity and innocence as the injured party would be a joke if so many people weren’t being killed and injured on both sides.

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