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Gush Katif Synagogues Remembered

Gush Katif Synagogues Remembered

In 2005 the synagogues of Gush Katif were desecrated. To mourn the destruction, it is now customary to learn and pray on this day.Kochava Rozenbaum , 14/08/2013 00:15
New Underground Route to Connect Cardo and Hurva

New Underground Route to Connect Cardo and Hurva

A Byzantine-era arch and a Byzantine street connecting to the Cardo will provide a new opportunity to experience the Second Temple eraDavid Lev, 08/07/2013 17:11
Torah Scroll Written by Thousands of Jews

Torah Scroll Written by Thousands of Jews

A new Sefer Torah, written by over 200 thousand Jews, was dedicated at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 14/03/2013 06:12
Old City Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be Restored

Old City Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be Restored

One of the most magnificent synagogues in the Old City, the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, is to be restored by the Jerusalem Municipality. David Lev, 29/11/2012 10:41
May the Gush Katif Synagogues be Rebuilt

May the Gush Katif Synagogues be Rebuilt

An annual event marking the destruction of Gush Katif held in Jerusalem's Hurva Synagogue, which was rebuilt after being destroyed.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 27/08/2012 02:12
Jerusalem's Festival of Light

Jerusalem's Festival of Light

Israel's capital 'City of Gold' was bathed in dazzling light this week during the 2nd annual Jerusalem Festival of Light.Malkah Fleisher, 15/06/2010 21:55
Rebuilding a Legend

Rebuilding a Legend

The Hurva Synagogue, recently rebuilt in the Old City, has had a rocky history. A Jew with a family connection tells its fascinating story.Menachem Gersten, 24/03/2010 15:17
Near-Lynching in Wadi Joz

Near-Lynching in Wadi Joz

Yitzchak Levi says he and his infant daughter were nearly killed by an Arab mob while driving through Jerusalem – and police didn't care.Maayana Miskin, 22/03/2010 10:38
First Sabbath at the Hurva

First Sabbath at the Hurva

First time in 62 years: Hundreds gathered for emotional Sabbath prayers at the renewed, majestic Hurva synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem.Hillel Fendel, 21/03/2010 20:25
PA Man Claims Ownership of Hurva

PA Man Claims Ownership of Hurva

Just days after Hurva is rededicated, a PA Arab man claims the land the synagogue was built on land that belongs to him.Maayana Miskin, 19/03/2010 07:19
Jerusalem Policeman Shot

Jerusalem Policeman Shot

Photos of Muslim mayhem on 'Day of Rage': security man hit by gunshot on Mount of Olives, fire bomb near Ofra, rock attacks in Gush Etzion.Gil Ronen, 16/03/2010 21:23
You Can't Give Savages Jerusalem

You Can't Give Savages Jerusalem

No, you can't, Obama. If your temper tantrum over some houses means that you intend to give the terrorists part of Jerusalem, think again. There is nothing to negotiate with savages who riot when a synagogue is reopened.Prof. Steven Plaut, 16/03/2010 13:03
Video: Hurva Synagogue Dedicated

Video: Hurva Synagogue Dedicated

Jordan destroyed the Hurva synagogue in 1948. It came back to life Monday. Hamas: Grounds for war. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/03/2010 17:10
Hurva to Reopen Without PM

Hurva to Reopen Without PM

Netanyahu will miss the historic reopening of the Hurva synagogue. Source says PM will absent himself to avoid conflict with US, PA.Maayana Miskin, 12/03/2010 12:36
Video: Rebuilt Hurva Synagogue

Video: Rebuilt Hurva Synagogue

A week before the official dedication - see the inside of the restored and rebuilt Hurva synagogue in the Old City of JerusalemYoni Kempinski, 08/03/2010 17:59