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Jerusalem Municipality demolishes Gan Hamelech illegal building

Jerusalem Municipality demolishes Gan Hamelech illegal building

First demolition of illegal building in area after more than decade when dozens of illegal buildings in Gan Hamelech left standing.Yoni Kempinski, 25/06/2020 08:38
In the City of David, archaeologists uncover what may be a 2,000-year-old market

In the City of David, archaeologists uncover what may be a 2,000-year-old market

Archaeologists find rare measuring table in what may have been the location of Jerusalem's 2,000-year-old market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 11:50
Dozens of UN ambassadors visit City of David

Dozens of UN ambassadors visit City of David

Ambassador Danny Danon brings dozens of UN ambassadors to City of David as new support for Israel felt at the UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019 20:04
US Treasury Secretary visits City of David, ancient Jerusalem

US Treasury Secretary visits City of David, ancient Jerusalem

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin walks through site of King David’s ancient city.Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2019 14:30
Huckabee: Support for Israel is not bipartisan anymore

Huckabee: Support for Israel is not bipartisan anymore

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee visits City of David, says archaeology proves truth of the Bible, US must stand with Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 17/07/2019 22:58
The Biblical superhighway unearthed

The Biblical superhighway unearthed

Ze’ev Orenstein says the discovery of the “Pilgrims' Road,” isn’t a matter of faith, but rather a matter of “fact”.The Land Of Israel Network, 02/07/2019 03:51
Jordan criticizes Israel for opening road to the Temple

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, 01/07/2019 06:09
2000-year-old road to the Temple unveiled

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, 30/06/2019 21:12
Watch: Trump envoys 'break through' - to ancient Jerusalem road

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, 30/06/2019 19:41
Amb. Danny Danon to protesters: 'Shame on you'

Amb. Danny Danon to protesters: 'Shame on you'

Danon tells protestors to the unveiling of a Herodian road to connect to their own ancient history and historical Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2019 18:39
'America's spiritual underpinnings come from Jerusalem'

'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, 30/06/2019 18:18
Peace Now members to protest against US Amb. David Friedman

Peace Now members to protest against US Amb. David Friedman

Peace Now is protesting the inauguration ceremony of a tunnel in east Jerusalem. 'This is a trampling of Jerusalem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2019 23:19
Florida Governor: Mueller inverted burden of proof

Florida Governor: Mueller inverted burden of proof

Ron DeSantis visits City of David, says Special Prosecutor Mueller was not supposed to exnoerate, but to decide whether to prosecute or not.Yoni Kempinski, 30/05/2019 15:31
Rare discovery in the City of David

Rare discovery in the City of David

2,600-year-old seal impression and stamp bearing names from Bible found in public building destroyed during destruction of First Temple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2019 11:00
First 'Bes-Vessel' shard discovered in Jerusalem

First 'Bes-Vessel' shard discovered in Jerusalem

Fragment of Persian-era clay jar depicting human face discovered in City of David refuse pit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2019 09:55
Jew attacked in Jerusalem claims NIS 54,000 from attacker

Jew attacked in Jerusalem claims NIS 54,000 from attacker

Jew attacked by Arab in City of David in Jerusalem now suing attacker for financial and emotional damages. 'Attacks won't be tolerated.'Mordechai Sones, 14/03/2019 11:36
40 UN ambassadors visit City of David

40 UN ambassadors visit City of David

The ambassadors were led by Amb. Danny Danon and met Mayor Moshe Leon.Hezki Baruch, 02/02/2019 21:15
What was ex-Pentagon spokesperson doing in Old City of J'lem?

What was ex-Pentagon spokesperson doing in Old City of J'lem?

Former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White joins Roseanne, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach in visit to Old City of Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 27/01/2019 19:37
Jerusalem Mayor: I saw 3,000 years of Jewish history

Jerusalem Mayor: I saw 3,000 years of Jewish history

Mayor Moshe Leon visits City of David, walks on paved stones visitors to the Holy Temple walked on thousands of years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2018 20:32
2,000-year-old ring discovered in Jerusalem's City of David

2,000-year-old ring discovered in Jerusalem's City of David

Archaeologists working in the ancient City of David south of Old City of Jerusalem find ring from Second Temple period in ritual bath.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2018 16:34
Why is terrorism a precursor to building?

Why is terrorism a precursor to building?

Building in Judea and Samaria should not be contingent on terror attacks. Op-ed.Doron Spielman, City of David, 18/12/2018 15:46
Artifact from First Temple period unearthed in Jerusalem

Artifact from First Temple period unearthed in Jerusalem

'Beka' counting weight for census with ancient Hebrew script found in soil removed from Western Wall foundations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2018 09:11
Watch: City of David proves Jerusalem is Jewish

Watch: City of David proves Jerusalem is Jewish

Congresswoman Illeana Ros-Lehtinen says in US House the archaeological site of Biblical Jerusalem prove UNESCO wrong on Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2018 18:40
Expert: Archaeological find belonged to rich individual

Expert: Archaeological find belonged to rich individual

Watch: In an interview with Arutz Sheva, expert archaeologist explains significance of Hellenstic-era earring and where it was found.Eliran Aharon, 08/08/2018 14:50
Rare, ancient gold earring found in the City of David

Rare, ancient gold earring found in the City of David

Rare gold earring from Hellenistic era found near Jerusalem's Old City. 'Whoever wore it belonged to Jerusalem‘s upper class.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2018 10:07
New Jewish neighborhood in the City of David?

New Jewish neighborhood in the City of David?

MK Yoav Kisch promotes bill to allow construction of Jewish neighborhood at site whee David and Solomon ruled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2018 15:29
Rare clay amulet discovered in City of David

Rare clay amulet discovered in City of David

Ceramic amulet bearing Arabic blessing dating to Abbasid period discovered at Givati parking lot in City of David outside Jerusalem's walls.Mordechai Sones, 14/06/2018 12:06
A gift for Ivanka Trump: Earrings from the City of David

A gift for Ivanka Trump: Earrings from the City of David

Deputy Foreign Minister gives daughter of US President a special gift on the occasion of the dedication of the US embassy.Nitzan Keidar, 15/05/2018 12:41
Jerusalem of Gold - in black and white

Jerusalem of Gold - in black and white

In honor of Jerusalem Day, the City of David Archive presents a selection of photos taken in Jerusalem over the past 150 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2018 14:42
Mayim Bialik: From Hollywood to ancient Jerusalem

Mayim Bialik: From Hollywood to ancient Jerusalem

Orthodox Jewish actress visits historic City of David in Jerusalem during her trip to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2018 18:08
'Adiel was always smiling and full of joy'

'Adiel was always smiling and full of joy'

Workplace says terror victim Adiel Kolman was 'full of joy,' always tried to work harder and accomplish more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2018 16:22
First Temple-era find in Jerusalem sheds light on ancient Judea

First Temple-era find in Jerusalem sheds light on ancient Judea

Watch: Names of ancient Israelite kings found on seals discovered in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2017 11:46
Watch: Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found

Watch: Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found

Days before Tisha B'Av fast, excavation unearths artifacts from Kingdom of Judea in 1st Temple period - and evidence of city's destruction.David Rosenberg, 26/07/2017 12:00
UN Ambassadors visit City of David

UN Ambassadors visit City of David

Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon escorts delegation of his colleagues through archaeological site of David and Solomon's capital.Gary Willig, 03/07/2017 16:27
Parent calls class trip to Western Wall 'too political'

Parent calls class trip to Western Wall 'too political'

School trip changed after a parent complains about students' visit to Western Wall, City of David.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2017 12:04
Jerusalem Planning Committee approves City of David building

Jerusalem Planning Committee approves City of David building

Jerusalem District Planning Committee postpones granting 490 building permits in Ramot and Ramat Shlomo, approves City of David building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2016 18:02
A gift for dipomats

A gift for dipomats

The Foreign Ministry will distribute gifts to foreign visitor from the City of David in honor of Jerusalem's re-unification.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2016 20:28
Watch: 17th Annual Archaeological conference

Watch: 17th Annual Archaeological conference

Leading archaeologists speak about recent findings, with special focus on attempts by various entities to erase Jewish history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2016 20:50
If King Zedekiah would have listened to Jeremiah...

If King Zedekiah would have listened to Jeremiah...

The prophet was the realistic one.Rabbi Berel Wein, 14/08/2016 10:29
'I'll strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

'I'll strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Education, Diaspora Ministries aid Jewish study programs abroad.Orli Harari, 27/06/2016 20:41
Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Chairman of secularist Yesh Atid visited Ir David and was moved by what he saw.Ido Ben Porat, 27/06/2016 20:36
Hollywood star explores ancient Jerusalem

Hollywood star explores ancient Jerusalem

Award winning actress Helen Mirren, who starred in The Queen, Red, and Woman in Gold, visits City of David and Old City of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2016 16:00
'The doctor who saved the life of Jerusalem'

'The doctor who saved the life of Jerusalem'

Activists credit American-Jewish philanthropist Dr. Irving Moskowitz with the miraculous Jewish revival in Jerusalem; 'He's not gone.'Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 20/06/2016 22:24
Jewish community in Silwan expands

Jewish community in Silwan expands

Leftist NGO blasts Jewish construction in historic Jerusalem neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2016 10:19
Rare First Temple-era seal found in City of David

Rare First Temple-era seal found in City of David

Archaeologists discover First Temple-era seals, one with a woman's name. Rare find that sheds significant light on owner's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2016 11:55
Ancient fortress solves riddle of Macabbean revolt

Ancient fortress solves riddle of Macabbean revolt

Archaeologists make breathtaking discovery of Antiochus's fortress, replete with weapons bearing his mark that were used to fight Jews.Hezki Baruch, 03/11/2015 13:04
ISA Thwarts Attack Against Security Forces

ISA Thwarts Attack Against Security Forces

Stabbing attack planned against security forces in Jerusalem's Kfar Hashiloach has been thwarted by arrests of slew of terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 14/05/2015 12:05
The City of David vs. the Propaganda Machine

The City of David vs. the Propaganda Machine

In the struggle for Jerusalem, archaeology is key.Moran Shirazi, 21/01/2015 16:12
Minister Uri Ariel May Move to City of David

Minister Uri Ariel May Move to City of David

Jewish Home minister considering move to flashpoint neighborhood, challenging PM to uphold vow that Jews can live anywhere in the capital.Ari Soffer, 25/10/2014 19:12
Who are the Jews of Silwan and Why are They There?

Who are the Jews of Silwan and Why are They There?

Facing daily violence and harassment, and the target of international criticism, why are Jews moving to Silwan?Ari Soffer, 22/10/2014 13:08
Edelstein: 'We are Deciding Our Fate'

Edelstein: 'We are Deciding Our Fate'

More Israelis move into the Shiloach neighborhood near the City of David. MK Edelstein tours and blesses new houses.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 20/10/2014 18:43
Rioting After Dozens of Jews Move into Silwan

Rioting After Dozens of Jews Move into Silwan

Eleven apartments legally bought by Jerusalem-based organization; anti-Jewish riots injure one policeman.Tova Dvorin, 30/09/2014 12:26
Firebomb Attack on Historic J'lem Home Wounds One

Firebomb Attack on Historic J'lem Home Wounds One

Man hospitalized with burns in attack in City of David area just after Shabbat; latest in recent spate of encouraged by Fatah.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 31/08/2014 07:38
Anti-Semitic 'Knockout Game' Reaches Jerusalem

Anti-Semitic 'Knockout Game' Reaches Jerusalem

Facebook page for eastern Jerusalem 'Cultural Center' features a videotaped assault on a hareidi youth.Gil Ronen , 27/05/2014 13:05
Bloomberg in Jerusalem Wins First Genesis Prize

Bloomberg in Jerusalem Wins First Genesis Prize

Former NY mayor donates $1 million to challenge for new ideas, visits City of David. Netanyahu: 'we cherish tradition, seize future.'Ari Yashar, 22/05/2014 22:57
New City of David Tourism Center Approved

New City of David Tourism Center Approved

Jerusalem committee approves new site to display archaeological finds at City of David National Park, short walk from Western Wall.Ari Yashar, 04/04/2014 13:20
J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayor Candidate

J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayor Candidate

Councilman Moshe Lion tours near Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, experiences firsthand the challenges of Jewish residents.Natanel Katz, Ari Yashar, 27/03/2014 09:59