Preparing the Western Wall for the holidays

Workers clean the Western Wall and check to make sure that no stones are loose ahead of Rosh Hashannah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot holidays.Orli Harari, 9/10/2019, 2:16 PM

PA: Trump trying to antagonize the Palestinian people

PA “foreign ministry” blasts US intention to allow US citizens born in Jerusalem to list “Jerusalem, Israel” on their US passports.Elad Benari, 9/5/2019, 6:36 AM

Tourist charged $2,800 for shawarma platter in Jerusalem

Restaurant owner in Old City says transaction was a mistake, contacts customer to apologize. But ex-employee says tactic was used before.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/4/2019, 8:27 AM

US considering including 'Jerusalem, Israel' on passports

Despite US recognition of Jerusalem as capital, US citizens still not allowed to list "Jerusalem, Israel" on their passports.Nitzan Keidar, 9/3/2019, 10:59 AM

'Israel has a twin sister in Honduras'

President of Honduras writes in Western Wall guest book: "Thanks to Israel our brothers, who keep this holy city."Nitzan Keidar, 9/1/2019, 2:14 PM

Honduran President arrives in Israel

President Juan Orlando Hernández to meet PM Netanyahu and inaugurate a diplomatic mission in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 4:50 AM

PA: Honduras recognition of Jerusalem a 'crime'

PA cabinet leader condemns Honduras for announcing opening of a diplomatic mission to Israel in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2019, 1:22 AM

PA to lobby UN against Honduran recognition of Jerusalem

PA says it will 'reexamine' relationship with Honduras over recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 8:31 PM

Nauru recognizes J'lem as capital of Israel

Minister Katz: "Another step that matures and bears fruit, after President Trump's historic recognition of Jerusalem."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 10:48 AM

Honduras recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Honduran president to travel to Israel to inaugurate a "diplomatic office" in Jerusalem, recognizing the city as Israel's capital.AFP, 8/28/2019, 8:07 PM

Arab arrested for threatening to murder cop who killed terrorist

Jerusalem man arrested after threatening to murder police officer who shot and killed terrorist during Temple Mount stabbing attackArutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2019, 9:52 AM

Hamas spokesman: Al-Aqsa is under attack

Hamas spokesman claims Israel is trying to change the characteristics of Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 8/21/2019, 3:37 AM

Condition of policeman wounded in terror attack improves

Policeman injured in stabbing attack is now in good condition, hospital says.Eliran Aharon, 8/16/2019, 11:30 AM

Watch: Terrorists attack Israeli police at Temple Mount gate

Security camera footage shows harrowing moments of terror attack in Old City of Jerusalem Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 8:32 PM

Terror attack in Old City of Jerusalem

One wounded in attack in Old City of Jerusalem. One terrorist eliminated, one wounded.David Rosenberg, 8/15/2019, 6:39 PM

Policeman who stopped lynching: 'I'll get you out'

Officer who saved driver from lynch attempt near Old City recalls how he drove away mob of attackers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 6:12 PM

World leaders to gather in J'lem to mark liberation of Auschwitz

75 years after liberation of Auschwitz, world leaders to gather in Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 2:43 PM

Archaeological discovery attests to Babylonian conquest of J'lem

A fragment of jewelry found on Mt. Zion 'indicates the wealth of Jerusalem at the time of the Babylonian siege.'Sara Rubenstein, 8/11/2019, 7:00 PM

"Don’t let anyone say Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem"

White House envoy Jason Greenblatt sends out special Tisha B'Av message, alludes to PA claims Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2019, 4:26 PM

Watch: Tisha B'Av in the heart of Jerusalem

Police, volunteers, work to secure Western Wall and protect worshipers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2019, 10:16 PM

Do you own land in Jerusalem without even knowing it?

'Jews abroad own so much land in J'lem and aren't aware of it,' says city councilman, warning that Arabs are working to steal the property.Eliran Aharon, 8/1/2019, 6:00 PM

Transfer of embassies to Jerusalem to be 'national priority'

Foreign Ministry approves NIS 50 million budget to meet demands countries make to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 9:09 AM

Jerusalem chief rabbi calls on gays to 'overcome' homosexuality

Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar says homosexual lifestyle incompatible with Judaism, calls on gays to 'overcome their lust.'Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 7/24/2019, 7:36 AM

Greek Orthodox Patriarch spreading 'Fake News' about Jerusalem?

Opinion: Head of Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox Patriarchate should stop spreading distortions about "illegal land grab" by Jews in Old City.Joseph Frager, MD, 7/22/2019, 11:45 PM

Watch: City councilor's home attacked with fireworks

Arabs attack homes in Maale Hazeitim neighborhood of Jerusalem with fireworks, including the home of city councilor Aryeh King.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 11:23 PM

'Demolition of illegal Arab apartments critical for security'

Israel's Public Security Minister pushes back on criticism of demolition of illegal Arab apartment buildings in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 11:58 AM

Israel begins demolition of illegal Arab homes in Jerusalem

In crackdown on illegal Arab construction, Israeli forces begin demolition of 10 buildings in Jerusalem. PA vows to turn to The Hague.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 7:53 AM

'In America people think that money makes the world go around'

Expert: 'In Arab culture, there are some things which are way above money, above health, and above prosperity - the honor of Jerusalem.'Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2019, 11:41 AM

Israel cracks down on Hamas, PLO flags in Jerusalem

Police confiscate Hamas and PLO flags put up in eastern Jerusalem terror hot spot.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2019, 11:49 AM

Archeological "megasite" found near Jerusalem

Huge ancient settlement discovered near Jerusalem during infrastructure work. Site is one of the largest of its kind in the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2019, 11:52 AM

Two 18-story buildings to be constructed in Gilo

The buildings will include 216 housing units, 20% of which will be small units to provide affordable options for young couples to buy apts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 10:33 PM

EU against relocation of embassies to Jerusalem

Report: EU officials tried to approve clause preventing member states from opening diplomatic missions in Israeli capital.Elad Benari, 7/11/2019, 5:05 AM

Arabs torch vehicles inside Border Police base

Arabs throw firebombs at Border Police base in northern Jerusalem, cause vehicles and scooters to go up in flames.Eliran Aharon, 7/11/2019, 1:34 AM

Police tear down monument to terrorist in Jerusalem

Memorial to terrorist who died attacking police torn down in Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 9:29 PM

Jewish presence in eastern Jerusalem expands

Arab squatters evicted from building owned by Jewish organization, following 25-year legal battle over the property.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2019, 1:08 PM

PLO: Israel's policy in Jerusalem will lead to 'explosion'

PLO official accuses Israel of desecrating holy places and implementing a policy meant to "Judaize" eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/10/2019, 4:43 AM

PA: Pilgrims' Road is ours

PA's "religious endowments ministry" claims Israeli officials desecrated holy sites of Islam in 90 incidents this past month.Dalit Halevi, 7/8/2019, 5:00 AM

Arabs detained at Golden Gate compound in Jerusalem

Police detain four suspects who tried to enter Golden Gate on the Temple Mount despite order against doing so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 4:32 AM

Palestinian Arabs blast 'Judaization of Jerusalem'

Senior PA official claims Israel is working to strengthen the Jewish hold on eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/4/2019, 5:33 AM

PA: Pilgrims' Road is a myth

Abbas spokesman denies historical connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2019, 6:40 AM

Arab League angry over opening of Pilgrims' Road

Arab League: Israel's opening of road used by pilgrims during Second Temple is "flagrant violation of international law".Ben Ariel, 7/2/2019, 6:33 AM

Erekat: US officials inaugurated 'fake' archaeology project

Senior PA official says 2,000-year-old Pilgrims’ Road unveiled by Israel is a "settlement project that has nothing to do with history".Elad Benari, 7/2/2019, 4:38 AM

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid visits Western Wall

Sajid Javid makes first visit by senior UK official to Western Wall in Jerusalem in 19 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2019, 3:12 PM

Paris inaugurates square honoring Jerusalem

Jerusalem mayor takes part in special naming ceremony for 'Jerusalem Square' in Paris.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/1/2019, 1:36 PM

Jordan criticizes Israel for opening road to the Temple

Jordan’s Foreign Ministry says unveiling of 2,000-year-old Pilgrims’ Road is "illegal and irresponsible".Ben Ariel, 7/1/2019, 6:09 AM

2000-year-old road to the Temple unveiled

Ancient walkway used during Second Temple period by pilgrims bringing sacrifices to the Temple unveiled in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 9:12 PM

Watch: Trump envoys 'break through' - to ancient Jerusalem road

David Friedman, Jason Greenblatt, Miriam Adelson, Sara Netanyahu, Nir Barkat, and David Beeri team up to break through to Pilgrim's Road.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2019, 7:41 PM

'America's spiritual underpinnings come from Jerusalem'

Senior officials from around the world gather in City of David near Old City of Jerusalem for unveiling of 2nd Temple period Pilgrims' Road.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 6:18 PM

Israel frees Palestinian Authority's Jerusalem affairs chief

Senior Palestinian Authority official released after violating Oslo Accords by hosting Chilean president in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/30/2019, 3:13 PM

Israel confirms death of J'lem Arab who shot fireworks at police

Police say Jerusalem Arab who shot fireworks at officers, prompting them to open fire, succumbed to his wounds.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/28/2019, 2:52 PM

Abbas: Eastern Jerusalem is the capital of 'Palestine'

PA chairman says national rights are not real estate assets that can be bought and sold with money.Dalit Halevi, 6/28/2019, 5:33 AM

Jerusalem's Tomb of the Kings to reopen for 1st time since 2010

France announces reopening of Tomb of the Kings grave site to the public, following 9-year closure for renovations.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/26/2019, 11:35 AM

Woman injured after car falls 2 stories from parking lot

Rescue teams pull woman from car which fell down two stories from parking lot in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 11:41 AM

Truck collides with Jerusalem bridge

Police fear pedestrian bridge leading to Ramot Mall could collapse after being struck by a truck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 4:06 PM

Shabbat observant garbage bins?

A furor arose over a Jerusalem pilot program to install sensors in underground garbage bins due to the possible desecration of Shabbat.Sara Rubenstein, 6/20/2019, 6:19 PM

NFL quarterback spotted at Western Wall

'I fell in love with Israel', says Houston Texans' quarterback Deshaun Watson after visiting Israeli town of Shiloh, in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 6/20/2019, 3:55 PM

Hamas: All of Jerusalem is Islamic

Hamas leader says that all of Jerusalem, east and west, is an Islamic city and cannot be taken from the Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 6/20/2019, 4:08 AM