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Jews attacked near Hurva Synagogue in J'lem Old City

Jews attacked by Arabs on Simchat Torah night. One of the injured worshipers came to complain to police - and was detained for questioning.

Jews attacked near Hurva Synagogue in J'lem Old City

These lights are a testament to "the Eternal City"

Rabbi Ben-Dahan at candle-lighting in Hurva synagogue: “Regardless of the nations, the Land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel.”

These lights are a testament to "the Eternal City"

Germany Cracks Down on Nazi War Criminals

90-year old female 'fanatic' Auschwitz guard who beat and confined prisoners part of series of arrests, after legal precedent opens trials.

Germany Cracks Down on Nazi War Criminals

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.

Commemorating the Desecrated Synagogues of Gush Katif

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 era

New Underground Route to Connect Cardo and Hurva Synagogue

Torah Scroll Written by Thousands of Jews

A new Sefer Torah, written by over 200 thousand Jews, was dedicated at the Western Wall.

New Torah Scroll Written by More Than 200 Thousand Jewsplayer

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.

Magnificent Old City Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be Restored

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.

May the Gush Katif Synagogues be Rebuilt, Like the Hurvaplayer

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.

Festival of Light Contrasts Ancient City, Modern Innovation

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.

Hurva History: Rebuilding a Legend

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.

Father & Daughter Nearly Lynched in Wadi Joz

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.

First Sabbath at the Hurva: Then and Now

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.

PA Man Claims Ownership of Hurva

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.

'Day of Rage': Jerusalem Policeman Shot in Hand

Video: Hurva Synagogue Dedicated

Jordan destroyed the Hurva synagogue in 1948. It came back to life Monday. Hamas: Grounds for war.

Video: Hurva Synagogue Reopens in Old Cityplayer

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.

Hurva to Reopen After 62 Years – Without Netanyahu

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 Jerusalem

Video: First Visit to the Rebuilt Hurva Synagogueplayer