Attempted stabbing attack in Jerusalem

No casualties after police subdue terrorist who attempted to stab them in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 4:30 PM

Jerusalem: Nearly 100 kindergartners quarantined after TA, teacher infected

30 kindergartners ordered into isolation after teacher's aide tests positive for coronavirus. 60 quarantined in second case in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:56 AM

Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre fails to reopen Sunday as planned

Historic church in the Old City of Jerusalem remains closed to visitors, despite plans to reopen Sunday.AFP, Sunday, 8:49 PM

A Visual Ode to the City of Jerusalem on its special day

'Jerusalem is not just a city. Our whole lives are a yearning for Jerusalem.'Rabbi Hagai Lundin, 5/22/2020, 2:15 PM

Jerusalem yearnings

The yearning was there in Europe's ghettos, Middle East casbahs, the hills of Gondar in Ethiopia, even in the concentration camps.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 5/22/2020, 2:00 PM

What was Rabbi Rafi Peretz surprised by?

Ze'ev Elkin tells his replacement that the Jerusalem Ministry has authority over the entire city, except for two places.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2020, 6:39 AM

Finest hour of Jerusalem's civil society

Residents of Jerusalem have demonstrated remarkable resilience and solidarity throughout this crisis. It was a truly united moment.Shai Doron, 5/21/2020, 9:40 AM

Jerusalem the unifying city – COVID-19 Musings

If we wish to protect Jerusalem, it is imperative to change the prevailing culture of divisive and disrespectful discourse. Op-ed.Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, 5/20/2020, 6:58 PM

Did you think the US considers Jerusalem the Capital of Israel? Think again

The US Consulate Passport Service does not seem to realize that Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Op-ed.Chaim Margulis, 5/20/2020, 12:10 PM

Jerusalem's haredi schools return to nearly normal functioning

Haredi schools in Jerusalem reopen fully - but not for all grades.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 10:44 AM

Prayer spaces at the Western Wall for Shavuot to be allocated by lottery

With coronavirus social distancing restrictions in place, limited number of prayer spots at Western Wall to be offered by lottery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 9:13 AM

Jerusalem: The new capital of the start-up nation

102% growth in number of Jerusalem-based technology companies since 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 2:10 PM

Hebrew University student group video takes aim at IDF soldiers

Student branch of the communist Hadash party produces video calling for struggle against IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 12:34 PM

Watch: Netanyahu meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

'Killing of IDF soldier highlights importance of preserving Israel's right to self defense,' says Pompeo during meeting with Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 5/13/2020, 10:10 AM

Arab Muslim twins From east Jerusalem - now serving in the IDF

Once they held up a gas station with a fake gun - but now these Arab Muslim brothers are proudly serving as combat soldiers in the IDF.i24NEWS, 5/13/2020, 3:37 AM

4-year-old killed in Jerusalem car accident, grandmother in serious condition

Child hurt after being struck by car near Biblical Zoo dies, grandmother in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 8:32 PM

Six-year-old boy critically injured in traffic accident near Jerusalem zoo

Car hits mother and her six-year-old son as they were walking near Jerusalem zoo. One victim critically injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 2:49 PM

Rare coin from Bar-Kokhba revolt unearthed near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem

'Year 2 of the Freedom of Israel'. Archeologists unearth coin dating back to Bar Kochba revolt which reads "Return to Israel", "Jerusalem".Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 12:14 PM

Poll: Most Jerusalem Arabs prefer to join Palestinian Authority over Israeli citizenship

A few years ago, most Jerusalem Arabs preferred Israeli citizenship over being part of the Palestinian Authority. Now opinions have changed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 8:32 AM

Undercover police immediately arrest firebomb throwing Arabs in Jerusalem

3 Arab youths arrested while throwing Molotov Cocktails at Jewish home in eastern Jerusalem by undercover Border Police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2020, 3:31 PM

Western Wall reopens for prayer

Following easing of restrictions on public prayer, Western Wall reopens. Plaza will be divided into small prayer sections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2020, 2:11 PM

3,166 coronavirus test swabs taken at MDA station in Jerusalem

Special coronavirus test collection station operated in Jerusalem helps residents deposit swabs to see if they have coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 3:37 PM

Jerusalem neighborhoods declared "restricted areas"

Romema, Kiryat Belz, and Kiryat Sanz, as well as Bedouin town of Hura to be declared restricted zones until midnight on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 7:16 PM

Live: Independence Day celebrations in Jerusalem

Watch the festive broadcast from the Tower of David Museum at the entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem., 4/28/2020, 7:23 PM

Suspected arson at Jerusalem City Hall

Arab resident of Jerusalem arrested on suspicion of igniting fire at City Hall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 8:45 PM

Closures on Jerusalem, Bnei Brak to be lifted

In light of encouraging data in both cities, Health Ministry to lift restrictions on Jerusalem and Bnei Brak beginning at midnight tonight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 10:33 PM

Closure on Bnei Brak and Jerusalem to be reinstated

Ministerial Committee convenes at 1:00 pm to discuss resumption of closure. At same time, patients taken to hotels.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2020, 1:56 PM

IDF Home Front Commander: 'Coronavirus crisis will accompany us for a year'

Major General Tamir Yadai on aid to Jerusalem: 'We sent five companies to city, preparing to assist other authorities.'Mordechai Sones, 4/13/2020, 5:22 PM

Police begin enforcing lockdown on Jerusalem neighborhoods

Hundreds of police officers operating to enforce emergency regulations in Jerusalem, assisted by drones and lookouts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 1:01 PM

Approved: Lockdown on four boroughs in Jerusalem

Ministerial Committee approves lockdown on neighborhoods in four boroughs in Jerusalem with higher morbidity rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 4:38 AM

Jerusalem mayor opposes closing off haredi neighborhoods

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion opposes plan to close off neighborhoods. 'Families with many children can't isolate those with coronavirus.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2020, 12:03 AM

Jerusalem the leader in number of coronavirus cases

1,530 cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak combined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 11:36 PM

Case against Arab who attacked Jewish teen closed - after three days

Teenage yeshiva student says he 'feels like police scorned him' after case against Arab attacker is closed three days after he filed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2020, 11:24 AM

Jerusalem to open 'coronavirus hotels' for families with many children

The hotels will provide help to families who find it difficult to comply with the isolation provisions in their homes.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2020, 3:28 AM

Watch live: Happy Mobile traverses Jerusalem neighborhoods

Mayor Moshe Leon and Jerusalem's Happy Mobile arrive in the Har Homa with Yishai Lapidot, singer Eyal Twito, and keyboardist Yanki Azulai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 11:36 AM

NIS 5000 fines: Jerusalem crowd dispersed

Police arrive in Mea Shearim to enforce Health Ministry guidelines, disperse gatherings of over 10 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2020, 6:02 PM

Watch: Israel's flag on the walls of the Old City

City of Jerusalem lights the walls of the Old City in the colors of the flag of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2020, 5:44 AM

Italy, Jerusalem stands with you

Old City walls lit with colors of Italian flag in show of solidarity with Italian people over coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 7:45 PM

Stabbing attempt foiled in Jerusalem

Jerusalem stabbing suspect drew knife at inspection post, investigation shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2020, 3:00 PM

European ambassadors blast Israeli construction plans

Ambassadors from eight European countries meet Israel's Deputy National Security Adviser, denounce construction in Jerusalem and E1.Ben Ariel, 2/28/2020, 5:30 AM

Sunni institute: Israel provoking the feelings of Palestinians

Al Azhar Institute in Cairo condemns Israel's construction plans in Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 2/28/2020, 4:31 AM

UN envoy: 'Settlements' are a substantial obstacle to peace

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov condemns Israeli plans for new construction in Jerusalem and the E1 area.Elad Benari, 2/27/2020, 3:01 AM

Britain: Jerusalem construction 'undermines future Palestinian state'

Britain condemns Israel’s announcement of new construction in the Givat Hamatos and Har Homa neighborhoods in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 2/26/2020, 6:41 AM

3 hurt in Jerusalem synagogue gas explosion

Firefighters fear synagogue building may collapse following severe gas explosion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2020, 8:49 PM

Arab League condemns planned Israeli construction in Jerusalem

Arab League says new Jerusalem construction is meant to "perpetuate the apartheid system" and "destroy the two-state solution".Elad Benari, 2/24/2020, 6:38 AM

EU foreign minister condemns Israeli construction in Jerusalem

Josep Borrell says new construction in Givat Hamatos and Har Homa is "detrimental to two-state solution".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 6:06 AM

Jerusalem apartment fire leaves one-year-old infant in serious condition

Infant and two adults suffer injuries after space heater sparks fire in Jerusalem apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2020, 7:12 PM

Stabbing attack foiled in Jerusalem

Arab terrorist eliminated after attempting to carry out a stabbing attack near the Lions Gate in Jerusalem's Old City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2020, 6:37 PM

France and Germany condemn Israeli building plans in Jerusalem

France and Germany angered by Netanyahu’s announcement of new construction in Har Homa and Givat Hamatos.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2020, 8:10 PM

Terrorist stabbing attack reported in Jerusalem

Initial reports of terrorist stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood. One person reported wounded.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2020, 11:12 AM

PA accuses Netanyahu of 'systematically' destroying two-state solution

Abbas spokesman blasts Netanyahu following his announcement of new construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 2/21/2020, 6:23 AM

Jerusalem Mayor to Arutz Sheva: One of the happiest days of my life

Moshe Lion discusses Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's announcement on the construction in Givat Hamatos and Homat Shmuel.Nitsan Keidar, 2/21/2020, 4:37 AM

Moshe Lion: 'Jerusalem must always be a place that unites the Jewish people'

Mayor of Jerusalem tells US Jewish Leaders: 'Do not let Jerusalem divide us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2020, 11:26 AM

Why did Jews pray for the nations of the world at the Western Wall?

Rabbi Avi Berman, chief of OU Israel, explains why Jews prayed Western Wallfor the well-being of coronavirus patients around the world.Yoni Kempinski, 2/16/2020, 10:58 PM

Why didn't the UN blacklist Chinese companies if China occupies Tibet?

Isn't this what antisemitism is all about? Singling out Jews for offenses others are doing and ignoring them? Ezequiel Doiny, 2/12/2020, 11:53 PM

Aharon Ramati, suspected cult leader, insists he 'didn't hold anyone by force'

Aharon Ramati, suspected of running a cult in Jerusalem, says he 'didn't hold anyone by force,' is being 'persecuted.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2020, 4:00 PM

Jerusalem court extends arrest of terrorist who rammed soldiers

Relatives of Jerusalem Arab who ran down a dozen IDF soldiers deny ramming was act of terrorism. Court accepts police request for remand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2020, 2:46 PM