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Robbers hold up Jerusalem post office at knife-point

Robbers hold up Jerusalem post office at knife-point

Post office in haredi neighborhood robbed by knife-wielding men who make off with 10,000 shekels in cash.David Rosenberg, 28/03/2017 11:59
France blasts Israel's approval of Jerusalem homes

France blasts Israel's approval of Jerusalem homes

French Foreign Ministry condemns approval of 566 new housing units in Jerusalem, says "settlements" threaten the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 24/01/2017 06:06
UN envoy: 'Settlements' are a worrying development

UN envoy: 'Settlements' are a worrying development

UN envoy to the Middle East links Israeli construction in Jerusalem to the "dangerously" changing situation in the region.Ben Ariel, 24/11/2016 04:16
Jerusalem bus driver arrested for sexual assault

Jerusalem bus driver arrested for sexual assault

Driver for religious school accused of sexual assaults on 13-year old female passenger.David Rosenberg, 04/07/2016 09:51
Peace Now tries to reignite tensions with US

Peace Now tries to reignite tensions with US

With Vice President Biden set to arrive Tuesday afternoon, Peace Now looks to reignite tensions which marred 2010 visit.David Rosenberg, 08/03/2016 11:23
US Vice Pres Joe Biden to visit Israel next week

US Vice Pres Joe Biden to visit Israel next week

US Vice President Joe Biden will arrive in Israel for a two-day visit next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2016 17:07
US to Israel: Build for Arabs, not for Jews

US to Israel: Build for Arabs, not for Jews

Ahead of Biden's visit to Israel, Obama administration is pulling out all the stops to prevent new Jerusalem housing projects.David Rosenberg, 29/02/2016 17:48
Anti-Semitism and Jewish Dissonance on the 2016 Campaign Trail

Anti-Semitism and Jewish Dissonance on the 2016 Campaign Trail

The left has to do some soul-searching and reflect why it describes anti-Semitism as political expression, but criticism of Muslims as hate speech. Liberal Jews have to do the same about Obama. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 15/05/2015 12:31
US, EU Condemn 'Illegal' Building in Jerusalem

US, EU Condemn 'Illegal' Building in Jerusalem

Plans released to build 900 homes in Ramat Shlomo. EU, US condemn 'illegal' and 'disappointing' move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2015 21:14
Israel Approves 900 New Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Israel Approves 900 New Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Jerusalem district planning committee gives builders go-ahead to start construction in Ramat Shlomo five years after first announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2015 14:49
Ramat Shlomo Construction to Receive Approval

Ramat Shlomo Construction to Receive Approval

Five years after first announcement, Jerusalem neighborhood poised to receive approval for 1,500 new housing units.Cynthia Blank, 03/05/2015 13:20
Approved: 400 Apartments to Be Built in Jerusalem

Approved: 400 Apartments to Be Built in Jerusalem

Just one week after 1,000 housing units broke de facto freeze in the capital, Ramat Shlomo to see another 400 Jewish homes built.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 03/11/2014 17:14
Guess Who is Building in Jerusalem?

Guess Who is Building in Jerusalem?

PM gave green light for building in Ramat Shlomo and Har Homa. Peace Now will probably object, as it did in Gilo and Givat Hamatos, but actions speak louder than words. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 27/10/2014 10:47
Committee to Discuss 1,600 Units in Jerusalem

Committee to Discuss 1,600 Units in Jerusalem

Ramat Shlomo building project delayed for 4 years may be finally built. Will leftists block it again?Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2014 09:39
Ramat Shlomo Residents Reveal Details of Attack

Ramat Shlomo Residents Reveal Details of Attack

Victims of Saturday shooting lament long response time, as questions about under-reported attack linger.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 01/06/2014 19:32
Jerusalem Terror Attack, Media Coverup Suspected

Jerusalem Terror Attack, Media Coverup Suspected

Residents of hareidi Ramat Shlomo say terrorist fired 13 bullets at youths. Police are evasive, non-nationalist media is mum.Gil Ronen , 01/06/2014 08:31
Hareidi MK: J'lem Construction is Just Talk

Hareidi MK: J'lem Construction is Just Talk

MK Uri Maklev says despite PM's promises to develop Ramat Shlomo, and the diplomatic cost, no tenders were issued.Gil Ronen, 23/01/2014 19:59
PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA says Israel is “trying to wreck peace talks” with plans to build 1,500 new homes in Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 31/10/2013 03:15
Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

UN chief condemns Israel for building, but welcomes its "gesture" of releasing murderers.Elad Benari, 31/10/2013 00:12
Netanyahu Approves 1,500 Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Netanyahu Approves 1,500 Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Prime Minister seeks to provide counterbalance to release of terrorists, by approving 4 housing plans.Gil Ronen, 30/10/2013 09:42
Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel will promote new construction projects in Jerusalem, including hundreds of new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 30/10/2013 02:42
Frozen Ramat Shlomo Homes Finally Get Go-Ahead

Frozen Ramat Shlomo Homes Finally Get Go-Ahead

The Jerusalem City Council on Monday transferred funds for the construction of funding in neighborhoods of the city.David Lev, 27/08/2013 02:46
Non-Jewish Guards to Stop Sabbath Thefts

Non-Jewish Guards to Stop Sabbath Thefts

Hareidi leaders in Jerusalem turn to private firm to stop wave of Sabbath thefts.Maayana Miskin, 05/07/2013 15:46
‘Netanyahu Created Demographic Time Bomb’

‘Netanyahu Created Demographic Time Bomb’

Ex-city official warns that PM has given in to pressure from the Obama administration - causing a population shift in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 26/05/2013 08:30
Livni Objects to Israeli Construction

Livni Objects to Israeli Construction

Livni expresses objection to Israeli construction in E1 and in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 24/02/2013 05:13
Is Netanyahu's Building Spree an Election Spin?

Is Netanyahu's Building Spree an Election Spin?

Aryeh King, Jerusalem land expert, says facts on the ground belie Likud's construction campaign.Gil Ronen, 20/12/2012 18:21
Nuland: Israeli Construction is 'Provocative'

Nuland: Israeli Construction is 'Provocative'

U.S. State Department spokeswoman uses strong language to condemn Israeli building in northern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 19/12/2012 04:13
U.S. Condemns Ramat Shlomo Construction

U.S. Condemns Ramat Shlomo Construction

Israel should refrain from "unilateral actions", says State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.Elad Benari, 18/12/2012 03:14
Jerusalem Housing Plan 'Significant, Positive'

Jerusalem Housing Plan 'Significant, Positive'

Most Israeli officials praised news that plans for a new housing project in Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo neighborhood are moving forward.Chana Ya'ar, 17/12/2012 22:35
PA Will Go to UN on Jerusalem Housing Plan

PA Will Go to UN on Jerusalem Housing Plan

The Palestinian Authority says it will file a complaint with the UN Security Council over movement in plans for housing in Jerusalem.Chana Ya'ar, 17/12/2012 22:33
Jerusalem Housing Plan Moves Ahead, But Reduced

Jerusalem Housing Plan Moves Ahead, But Reduced

The Interior Ministry says a planned housing project in Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo area must shrink by 100 units before final approval.Chana Ya'ar, 17/12/2012 21:04
Israel Revives Jerusalem Construction Plan

Israel Revives Jerusalem Construction Plan

Israel revives a plan to build 1,600 homes in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 04/12/2012 04:17
3 Hurt in Hareidi-Arab Rock Fight

3 Hurt in Hareidi-Arab Rock Fight

Confrontation took place in Ramat Shlomo Saturday evening. Three hareidim arrested.Gil Ronen, 01/09/2012 21:03
Ramat Shlomo Clears Hurdle

Ramat Shlomo Clears Hurdle

Oren: The US is too busy with the oil spill to care about Israel’s OK of a new step in a Jerusalem housing project that sparked a crisis in March.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 16/06/2010 17:32
Times Admits ‘Settlement’ Error

Times Admits ‘Settlement’ Error

“All the news that’s fit to print” is the NY Times motto, but its agenda was revealed when it called a Jerusalem neighborhood a “settlement.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 18/04/2010 14:39
Dep. Min.: 'Shun Hussein Obama'

Dep. Min.: 'Shun Hussein Obama'

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara tells Christian Zionists if US doesn't veto a UNSC resolution on Jerusalem, Israel should go directy to American people.Gil Ronen, 30/03/2010 22:10
US to Abstain on J'lem in UNSC?

US to Abstain on J'lem in UNSC?

Another Obama threat? BBC reports a senior US official said US may abstain if UNSC votes against building for Jews in eastern Jerusalem. Gil Ronen, 28/03/2010 22:21
Bibi-Obama in ‘Give and Take’

Bibi-Obama in ‘Give and Take’

Obama and Netanyahu met 90 minutes behind closed doors. A Jewish Republican leader called it a snub. A US spokesman said it was “give and take.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/03/2010 07:40
Israelis View Obama as Pro-Arab

Israelis View Obama as Pro-Arab

Only seven percent of Israelis see Obama as pro-Israel, 42 percent say he's pro-Arab.. US poll is 8 to 1 for siding with Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/03/2010 09:18
Netanyahu Draws the Line

Netanyahu Draws the Line

Fighting words from Prime Minister Netanyahu to the US: “Building in Jerusalem will continue just like it does in Tel Aviv,” he told the Cabinet. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/03/2010 12:17
Clinton and Netanyahu Make Up

Clinton and Netanyahu Make Up

Crisis? It’s just a disagreement, Clinton says. “The US bond with Israel is unshakeable.” Netanyahu appreciates her “warm remarks.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/03/2010 09:19
Israel Rebuffs US Pressure

Israel Rebuffs US Pressure

Netanyahu's bureau says PA is continuing to incite against Israel and must 'enter peace tent without preconditions.'Gil Ronen, 16/03/2010 23:20
GOP Backs Israel, Attacks Obama

GOP Backs Israel, Attacks Obama

The Republican party has shifted the blame for the US-Israel crisis from Netanyahu to Obama. Democrats also are getting uneasy as elections near. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/03/2010 22:36
Danon: PM Will Stand Strong

Danon: PM Will Stand Strong

Likud MK Danon: "Netanyahu said that the timing was problematic, but on the issue of the right of Jews to build in Jerusalem, he was very clear"Yoni Kempinski, 15/03/2010 19:38
Netanyahu on the Offense

Netanyahu on the Offense

Netanyahu, buoyed by across-the-board Knesset support, switched from defense to offense and vowed building will continue in all of Jerusalem.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/03/2010 18:53
'US Demands: Cancel Ramat Shlomo

'US Demands: Cancel Ramat Shlomo

Channel 2: Clinton told Netanyahu to cancel project, make gestures to PA, declare talks will include all core issues. Video tour: Ramat Shlomo.Gil Ronen and Yoni Kempinski, 14/03/2010 22:54
MKs Back Bibi on Jerusalem

MKs Back Bibi on Jerusalem

Coalition head Ze'ev Elkin gathers signatures to show that across the political spectrum, Jerusalem is not up for discussion.Maayana Miskin, 14/03/2010 22:11
R. Shlomo: Obama Won't Let Go

R. Shlomo: Obama Won't Let Go

Obama adviser David Axelrod: approval of Ramat Shlomo units was an 'affront' and 'insult' that 'seemed calculated to undermine' talks with PA.Gil Ronen, 14/03/2010 20:19
Likud MK: Why the Apology?

Likud MK: Why the Apology?

Likud MK Yariv Levin doesn't understand why PM Netanyahu apologized to the US over construction in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 13/03/2010 22:02
Clinton Berates Netanyahu

Clinton Berates Netanyahu

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton lashed out at Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, berating him for building plans in northern Jerusalem.Malkah Fleisher, 13/03/2010 22:00