Israel’s claiming sovereignty based on archaeological finds isn’t a reflection of Jerusalem’s multi-cultural archaeological reality.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing whether to remove metal detectors at a Jerusalem holy site whose installation after a deadly attack.
“If you want to prove the existence of God, look to Israel,” says Gordon Robertson, who cherishes childhood memories of Israelis dancing with Torahs.
With advances in technology, it has become a real and viable option to simulate an immersive Jerusalem experience from anywhere in the world.
The Jerusalem Day flag march in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City took off in relative calm on Sunday evening, following earlier concerns of friction between Jewish revelers and local Arab residents.
A Jerusalem Day march slated for Sunday will not be rerouted after the High Court rejected an urgent petition asking police to bar the parade from passing through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter.
The language of Judaism can be used to sacralize — and to falsify — contemporary politics, with inevitably dangerous results.
The annual Jerusalem Day march will still go through the Muslim Quarter of the Old City after the Supreme Court rejected a petition to change its route.
Leanne Gale thought she knew what to expect from the right-wing marches, racist chants and police violence on Jerusalem Day. But what she saw this week shocked even her.