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Mayim Bialik: From Hollywood to ancient Jerusalem

Orthodox Jewish actress visits historic City of David in Jerusalem during her trip to Israel.

Mayim Bialik: From Hollywood to ancient Jerusalem

'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.

'Adiel was always smiling and full of joy'

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

Watch: Names of ancient Israelite kings found on seals discovered in Jerusalem.

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

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.

Watch: Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found

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.

UN Ambassadors visit City of David

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.

Parent calls class trip to Western Wall 'too political'

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.

Jerusalem Planning Committee approves City of David building

A diplomatic gift

The Foreign Ministry will distribute gifts to foreign visitor from the City of David in honor of Jerusalem's re-unification.

A diplomatic gift

Watch: 17th Annual Archaeological conference

Leading archaeologists speak about recent findings, with special focus on attempts by various entities to erase Jewish history.

Watch: 17th Annual Archaeological conference

If King Zedekiah would have listened to Jeremiah...

If King Zedekiah would have listened to Jeremiah...

Bennett pledges to 'strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Education, Diaspora Ministries aid Jewish study programs abroad.

Bennett pledges to 'strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Chairman of secularist Yesh Atid visited Ir David and was moved by what he saw.

Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Hollywood star explores ancient Jerusalem in City of David

Award winning actress Helen Mirren, who starred in The Queen, Red, and Woman in Gold, visits City of David and Old City of Jerusalem.

Hollywood star explores ancient Jerusalem in City of David

Paying tribute to '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.'

Paying tribute to 'the doctor who saved the life of Jerusalem'

Jewish community in Silwan expands

Leftist NGO blasts Jewish construction in historic Jerusalem neighborhood.

Jewish community in Silwan expands

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.

Rare First Temple-era seal found in City of David

Watch: Ancient Greek fortress solves mystery of Macabbean revolt

Archaeologists make breathtaking discovery of Antiochus's fortress, replete with weapons bearing his mark that were used to fight Jews.

Watch: Ancient Greek fortress solves mystery of Macabbean revolt

ISA Thwarts Attack Against Security Forces Near City of David

Stabbing attack planned against security forces in Jerusalem's Kfar Hashiloach has been thwarted by arrests of slew of terrorists.

ISA Thwarts Attack Against Security Forces Near City of David

The City of David vs. the Propaganda Machine

In the struggle for Jerusalem, archaeology is key.

The City of David vs. the Propaganda Machine

Housing 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.

Housing Minister Uri Ariel May Move to City of David

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?

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

Edelstein: 'We are Deciding Our Fate In This Country'

More Israelis move into the Shiloach neighborhood near the City of David. MK Edelstein tours and blesses new houses.

Edelstein: 'We are Deciding Our Fate In This Country'

Victory for Jewish Jerusalem

Dozens of Jewish Families Move into Silwan Despite Arab Riots

Eleven apartments legally bought by Jerusalem-based organization; anti-Jewish riots injure one policeman.

Dozens of Jewish Families Move into Silwan Despite Arab Riots

Firebomb Attack on Historic Jerusalem 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.

Firebomb Attack on Historic Jerusalem Home Wounds One

Video: Anti-Semitic 'Knockout Game' Reaches Jerusalem

Facebook page for eastern Jerusalem 'Cultural Center' features a videotaped assault on a hareidi youth.

Video: Anti-Semitic 'Knockout Game' Reaches Jerusalem

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.'

Bloomberg in Jerusalem Wins First Genesis Prize

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.

New City of David Tourism Center Approved

J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayoral Candidate

Councilman Moshe Lion tours near Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, experiences firsthand the challenges of Jewish residents.

J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayoral Candidate

Ancient Curse Unearthed at City of David

1,700 year old curse found at archaeological dig in Jerusalem was ordered by a woman from a professional magician.

Ancient Curse Unearthed at City of David

2,700-Year-Old Pottery Found in City of David

Newly-discovered pottery shards with writing dating back 2,700 years shed more light on the First Temple era.

2,700-Year-Old Pottery Found in City of David

New Kids' Book Tells All on City of David

A new genre of children's literature hopes to bring the story of historic Jerusalem to kids who are just starting to read.

New Kids' Book Tells All on City of David

MK Landau: 'Coming Back to Jerusalem is Key to Zionism'

Joining a group of Anglo supporters, MK Uzi Landau visited the City of David; stressed the need to maintain a united, undivided Jerusalem.

MK Landau: 'Coming Back to Jerusalem is Key to Zionism'

Video: Firebomb-Fireworks Attack on Landmark House

Arabs videotape an unusual assault on the Meyuhas House in Shiloah, near the Temple Mount. No one has been reported hurt.

Video: Firebomb-Fireworks Attack on Landmark House

City of David Gets Boost with Visitors' Center

A visitors' center was approved for the thriving City of David, despite left-wing charges of "Judaization" of the Biblical-rooted area.

City of David Gets Boost with Visitors' Center

Hamas Terror Offices in Jerusalem Shut Down

Israeli police have closed two offices in Jerusalem belonging to the Hamas terrorist group.

Hamas Terror Offices in Jerusalem Shut Down

IDF Paratroopers March through Jerusalem's Old City

90 recruits of the paratroopers marched through Jerusalem’s Old City, waving flags and singing.

IDF Paratroopers March through Jerusalem's Old City

Jerusalem Approves 130 Gilo Homes

The Jerusalem municipality approved 130 new homes in Gilo and a visitor center for the City of David.

Jerusalem Approves 130 Gilo Homes

Planned Old City Tourist Center Likely to Anger West and PA

The “City of David” neighborhood across the road from the Western Wall plans a new tourist center. The West and PA are likely to object.

Planned Old City Tourist Center Likely to Anger West and PA

Second Temple Era Seal Unveiled

The Israel Antiquities Authority unveiled a rare ancient seal that underscores the bond of the Jewish people to Jerusalem.

Second Temple Era Seal Unveiled

The Case of the 3,000-Year-old Mystery in Jerusalem

The City of David, across from the Western Wall, asks people to suggest answers to mysterious 3,000-year-old carvings.

The Case of the 3,000-Year-old Mystery in Jerusalem

City of David Conference Slated to Overturn Popular Theories

New discoveries and research change the understanding of Jerusalem.

City of David Conference Slated to Overturn Popular Theories

Meet The City of David in Jerusalem

The City of David gives visitors a tour of Jerusalem's history starting from finds from the days of King David.

Meet The City of David in Jerusalem

Court Petition: Beit Yehonatan Sealing Order is Discriminatory

The residents of Beit Yehonatan have filed suit in the Supreme Court, claiming the decision to seal the City of David building is discriminatory.

Court Petition: Beit Yehonatan Sealing Order is Discriminatory

Barkat Seeks New Zoning for Shiloach, Arab Neighborhoods

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has asked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to approve a plan to rezone four Arab neighborhoods in the capital.

Barkat Seeks New Zoning for Shiloach, Arab Neighborhoods

Rocks at MKs Who Toured City of David

A vehicle carrying members of the Knesset's State Control Committee came under a rock attack from Jerusalem Arabs Tuesday. No one was hurt.

Rocks at MKs Who Toured City of David

'Near Pogrom' at Shiloach

Dozens of Arabs went on a rampage near Ir David at night and in the early morning, smashing and burning Jewish residents' cars.

'Near Pogrom' at Shiloach

Nationalist Protesters: Netanyahu Is Not Mitchell’s Clerk

Nationalist activists Marzel and Ben-Gvir proclaim, “We have sovereignty over Jerusalem. Bibi should understand he is not Mitchell’s clerk.”

Nationalist Protesters: Netanyahu Is Not Mitchell’s Clerk

Public Invited to Seek Temple-Time Artifacts

The City of David invites the public this Passover to join the exciting search for ancient artifacts in rubble taken from the Temple Mount.

Public Invited to Seek Temple-Time Artifacts

Arab Sniper Wounds Jewish Guard in Eastern Jerusalem

Arab war drums: Sniper wounds Jewish guard in eastern Jerusalem, PA to meet in Hevron, Jordan calls on Arabs “to protect” holy places.

Arab Sniper Wounds Jewish Guard in Eastern Jerusalem

Time Magazine Digging Up Trouble in Jerusalem

Time Magazine claims the City of David Foundation is “complicating” White House efforts to force Israel to divide Jerusalem with the PA.

Time Magazine Digging Up Trouble in Jerusalem

Ancient Roman 'Urban Mansion' Revealed in City of David

An ancient Roman building uncovered by archaeologists proves that Jerusalem's City of David was not immune to Roman settlement.

Ancient Roman 'Urban Mansion' Revealed in City of David

2 Dead in Arab Clan War Near Temple Mount; 'Where Were Police?'

Both Arabs and Jews say they’re terrified to leave their houses and claim police refused to stop a clan war which killed two and left ten wounded.

2 Dead in Arab Clan War Near Temple Mount; 'Where Were Police?'