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Jerusalem's Old City walls illuminated with '76 years for Israel'

Along with the Old City, several other landmarks around Jerusalem lit up in blue and white in honor of Yom Ha'atzmaut.

Jerusalem's Old City walls illuminated with '76 years for Israel'

Police officer who beat journalist suspended

A Border Police officer who beat a journalist reporting on the stabbing attack yesterday in the Old City of Jerusalem has been suspended pending an investigation.

Police officer who beat journalist suspended

Father of fallen officer: 'We will succeed as one people'

David Lubin, father of fallen Border Police officer Rose Lubin, visits the Old City of Jerusalem where his daughter served.

Father of fallen officer: 'We will succeed as one people'

Policewoman wounded in Jerusalem stabbing attack dies

Sergeant Ross Elisheva Rose Ida Lubin dies after being stabbed by a teenage terrorist near the Old City this morning.

Policewoman wounded in Jerusalem stabbing attack dies

Suspects who allegedly spat at Christians in Jerusalem arrested

One of the suspects allegedly spat at the owner of a Christian shop that sells crucifixes, and others were filmed spitting at tourists.

Suspects who allegedly spat at Christians in Jerusalem arrested

Renowned Old City rabbi passes away

Rabbi Menachem Slae, one of the preeminent rabbis and educators of the Old City of Jerusalem, passed away at the beginning of Shabbat.

Renowned Old City rabbi passes away

Bought a knife and stabbed:

Terrorist who stabbed a police officer in Jerusalem indicted

The policeman, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, was not injured and neutralized the terrorist.

Terrorist who stabbed a police officer in Jerusalem indicted

Officer who neutralized terrorist:

'I used force to neutralize her'

Police officer who neutralized terrorist in the Old City of Jerusalem recalls the moments when he realized a terror attack had occurred.

'I used force to neutralize her'

Yeshiva students sue PA Arab for 100,000 NIS in reparations

Two yeshiva students are demanding 100,000 shekel sfrom a Palestinian Arab who attacked them in Jerusalem.

Yeshiva students sue PA Arab for 100,000 NIS in reparations

Police increase Jerusalem presence for last Friday of Ramadan

2,000 officers to be deployed in the capital tomorrow, multiple roads to be closed to vehicular traffic in the Old City.

Police increase Jerusalem presence for last Friday of Ramadan

Live:

Thousands attend Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

Police fear Arabs gathered on Temple Mount will attempt to attack Jewish worshipers at the Western Wall during the Priestly Blessing.

Thousands attend Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

Report:

Israel Police barring Jews from part of Old City of Jerusalem

Amid Ramadan violence, Israeli authorities reportedly barring Jews from entering Hagai Street in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Israel Police barring Jews from part of Old City of Jerusalem

Old City:

Elderly Jew attacked on Seder night - and arrested

67-year-old man arrested for drawing his gun after an Arab youth beat him with a metal rod shortly after the Passover Seder.

Elderly Jew attacked on Seder night - and arrested

Stabbing attack in Old City of Jerusalem thwarted

Police stop woman acting suspiciously, find scissors she intended to use to carry out stabbing attack.

Stabbing attack in Old City of Jerusalem thwarted

Temple Mount terror attack:

Terrorist's DNA found on gun he grabbed from officer

Muhammad al-Saibi's DNA was found on officer's weapon, proving he grabbed it, leading other officers to shoot him.

Terrorist's DNA found on gun he grabbed from officer

Jewish man sues Arab attacker for NIS 120,000

Haredi man who was attacked in Jerusalem during May 2021 conflict sues convicted attacker who repeatedly struck and injured him.

Jewish man sues Arab attacker for NIS 120,000

Jerusalem:

Terrorist eliminated after trying to steal officer's weapon

Israeli Arab terrorist tries to steal weapon from Border Police officer at the Chain Gate and is eliminated. Clashes break out.

Terrorist eliminated after trying to steal officer's weapon

TIME names Tower of David as one of World's Greatest Places

TIME Magazine ranks Old City of Jerusalem landmark as one of the world's "greatest places."

TIME names Tower of David as one of World's Greatest Places

Moat with mysterious hand imprint uncovered in Jerusalem

1,000-year-old rock-hewn moat and a mysterious hand imprint found next to the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Moat with mysterious hand imprint uncovered in Jerusalem

Fire in Old City of Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter leaves 8 injured

Fire breaks out in apartment in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, injuring two children and six adults.

Fire in Old City of Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter leaves 8 injured

'Jewish blood isn't cheap':

Terrorists to pay Jewish victim nearly NIS 3 million in damages

A Jew was viciously beaten by Arabs in the Old City of Jerusalem in 2015. Now they will pay.

Terrorists to pay Jewish victim nearly NIS 3 million in damages

Yom Kippur Eve:

IDF officer arrested for planning to blow shofar near Old City

Army officer arrested as MKs plan to sound shofar at contested site on eastern side of Jerusalem's Old City ahead of Yom Kippur.

IDF officer arrested for planning to blow shofar near Old City

Old City shooting attack:

Terrorist indicted after turning himself in

8 people were wounded when Al-Sidawi opened fire at a bus stop at close range.

Terrorist indicted after turning himself in

Arabs suspected of killing brother are indicted

Four Arab suspects arrested, indicted, after firing at their brother in Jerusalem's Old City.

Arabs suspected of killing brother are indicted

Watch: Arabs who attacked Jewish passersby are arrested

Indictment filed against Arab minor who brutally attacked Jewish passersby in Jerusalem's Old City.

Watch: Arabs who attacked Jewish passersby are arrested

Brothers shot in Jerusalem attack reunited in hospital care

Two brothers were wounded in the attack last night and taken to separate hospitals. They reunited today in Hadassah Hospital.

Brothers shot in Jerusalem attack reunited in hospital care

Jewish students attacked by Arabs in Jerusalem

Young Jewish men making their way towards the Western Wall are attacked by Arabs wielding brass knuckles and a rock.

Jewish students attacked by Arabs in Jerusalem

Man collapses in Silwan, revived by first responders

Volunteer EMT diverts to emergency, succeeds in saving life of 60-year-old man.

Man collapses in Silwan, revived by first responders

Terror attack foiled in Jerusalem's Old City

Jerusalem District police arrest Arab armed with a knife after observing him suspiciously following worshipers in Old City.

Terror attack foiled in Jerusalem's Old City

Ritual bath used by elite uncovered near Temple Mount

Archaeological excavations near Temple Mount unearth pool built by soldiers from Rome’s 10th Legion, inscribed Byzantine lamp.

Ritual bath used by elite uncovered near Temple Mount

Jerusalem Day:

Clashes between Arabs and Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem

Watch: Clashes break out in the Old City of Jerusalem as Arabs attack Jews celebrating Jerusalem Day.

Clashes between Arabs and Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem

US Embassy forbids employees to enter Old City during Flag March

US government employees and their families forbidden from entering the Old City of Jerusalem until Monday.

US Embassy forbids employees to enter Old City during Flag March

Supreme Court rejects petitions against Jerusalem cable car

Project to alleviate transportation problems in Jerusalem's Old City, ease access to the Western Wall to go ahead after court decision.

Supreme Court rejects petitions against Jerusalem cable car

Attempted stabbing attack in Old City of Jerusalem

Terrorist neutralized at Cotton's Gate. No casualties reported.

Attempted stabbing attack in Old City of Jerusalem

Research Proves:

Contested Jerusalem hotel was originally owned by Jews

Research proves hotel in Old City of Jerusalem now at the center of a massive real estate battle was originally owned by Jews.

Contested Jerusalem hotel was originally owned by Jews

Flag March:

Footage shows police officer punching marcher

March diverted to Jaffa Gate by police but violent confrontations still resulted. Watch:

Footage shows police officer punching marcher

MK Itamar Ben Gvir sets up office outside Old City walls

Barred from approaching Jerusalem's Damascus Gate, Ben Gvir reaches Tzahal Square just yards away and vows to remain overnight.

MK Itamar Ben Gvir sets up office outside Old City walls

Coalition crisis

PM Bennett: I'm not angry with Idit Silman

Asked four times if Interior Minister Shaked has committed to remaining in the government, Bennett evades answering.

PM Bennett: I'm not angry with Idit Silman

Yair Lapid: Ben Gvir is a provocateur, not a nationalist

"Going ahead with the Flag March is dangerous and irresponsible," says Foreign Minister.

Yair Lapid: Ben Gvir is a provocateur, not a nationalist

Flag March

Hundreds of marchers attempt to bypass police blockades

"Ben Gvir won't reach Damascus Gate," insist police. Ben Gvir responds: "Shameful decision but I will comply."

Hundreds of marchers attempt to bypass police blockades

Ben Gvir in Jerusalem

'I'm going to Damascus Gate'

Just minutes away from the Old City walls, MK Ben Gvir insists his parliamentary immunity grants him complete freedom of movement.

'I'm going to Damascus Gate'

Police cancel Old City parade after closing Temple Mt. to Jews

Organizers refused an offer for an alternate route for the annual event, citing safety risks to participants.

Police cancel Old City parade after closing Temple Mt. to Jews

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor condemns police's anti-Jewish decision

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Arieh King attacked the intention of police not to allow Rabbi Eliyahu to hold a solemn prayer at Davidson Square.

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor condemns police's anti-Jewish decision

Watch: Arabs who assaulted Jews in Jerusalem's Old City arrested

Border Police officers nab Arabs who violently assaulted haredi men in Old City of Jerusalem Sunday morning.

Watch: Arabs who assaulted Jews in Jerusalem's Old City arrested

Passover 2022:

Following Arab rioting, police gear up for Priestly Blessing

2,500 officers deployed to Old City of Jerusalem to secure Birkat Kohanim, following days of Ramadan riots in and around Temple Mount.

Following Arab rioting, police gear up for Priestly Blessing

Disturbing video:

Jews violently attacked in Old City of Jerusalem

Security camera footage shows gang of Arabs attacking Jews on their way to pray at the Western Wall today.

Jews violently attacked in Old City of Jerusalem

2 Israeli police officers wounded in Jerusalem terrorist attack

Terrorist stabs police officer near the Old City of Jerusalem. Security forces nab terrorist.

2 Israeli police officers wounded in Jerusalem terrorist attack

Security footage captures Old City stabbing attack

Terrorist neutralized after stabbing 2 police officers by Lion's Gate of Old City of Jerusalem.

Security footage captures Old City stabbing attack

New home for Jews inaugurated in Jerusalem

Ateret Cohanim inaugurates house expanding Valero (Dolgin) complex, part of Jewish settlement in the Old City.

New home for Jews inaugurated in Jerusalem

Arab to be indicted for Jerusalem stabbing attack

Area around Old City continues to be flashpoint for attacks.

Arab to be indicted for Jerusalem stabbing attack

Temple Mount activists banned from Old City of Jerusalem

Police bar leaders of 'Return to the Mount' organization from entire Old City of Jerusalem on Hanukkah.

Temple Mount activists banned from Old City of Jerusalem

Terror victim's girlfriend:

'Eli was the kindest and sweetest person'

Jen Schiff, who was soon to be engaged to Eli Kay who was killed in Sunday's terror attack, speaks to Israel National News - Arutz Sheva.

'Eli was the kindest and sweetest person'

US officials ordered to avoid Old City of Jerusalem

US State Department issues warning following deadly Hamas shooting attack, orders government employees not to visit Old City of Jerusalem.

US officials ordered to avoid Old City of Jerusalem

Undercover police arrest 22 in Jerusalem riots

2 hurt as hundreds of Arabs riot near Old City of Jerusalem, throwing stones at public buses and police.

Undercover police arrest 22 in Jerusalem riots

Public bus stoned near Old City of Jerusalem

Passengers lie on floor to avoid being hit by stones thrown by Arab rioters.

Public bus stoned near Old City of Jerusalem

Stone-throwing attacks reported near Old City of Jerusalem

Multiple stone-throwing attacks reported outside of the Old City of Jerusalem. Four civilians injured.

Stone-throwing attacks reported near Old City of Jerusalem

Terror in Jerusalem

Terror attack reported near Old City of Jerusalem

6 people injured in apparent ramming attack near the Old City of Jerusalem

Terror attack reported near Old City of Jerusalem

Yeshiva dean: 'Old City is a dangerous area'

Dean of Mir Yeshiva tells students to avoid Old City of Jerusalem and other areas of tension. 'No safer place than in the study hall.'

Yeshiva dean: 'Old City is a dangerous area'

Friends of murdered yeshiva student attacked in Old City

Yeshiva students visiting Old City of Jerusalem for Jerusalem Day injured by Arab rioters.

Friends of murdered yeshiva student attacked in Old City

Watch: Haredi youth attacked by Arabs near Old City of Jerusalem

Police deployed around Old City of Jerusalem chase Arab assailants after violent attack on haredi youth on bicycle.

Watch: Haredi youth attacked by Arabs near Old City of Jerusalem