Shiloach (Silwan)

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Israel’s Tourism Triumph:  The lure below

Israel’s Tourism Triumph: The lure below

BDS cannot keep tourists from visiting the amazing ancient biblical period tunnels discovered in the Holy City. Edwin Black, 29/05/2019 19:02
J'lem Arabs demand court award them ownership of Jewish land

J'lem Arabs demand court award them ownership of Jewish land

Arabs from eastern Jerusalem appeal ruling to Supreme Court, say land taken from Jews forced out in 1948 should be given to Arab residents.David Rosenberg, 10/06/2018 18:54
Lawsuit against Arab who attacked 2 Jews

Lawsuit against Arab who attacked 2 Jews

Brothers sue Arab who beat, humiliated them, forced them to praise Hamas, and made them recite text of converts to Islam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2018 20:03
Arab indicted for assaulting haredi Jews in Silwan

Arab indicted for assaulting haredi Jews in Silwan

Arab youth and his friend forced Jews to praise Hamas, insult the State and its officials, kiss their hands and declare faith in Islam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2018 12:39
Temple Mount activists simulate biblical water-drawing ritual

Temple Mount activists simulate biblical water-drawing ritual

Temple Mount activists simulated a traditional water-drawing ritual - in preparation for the real thing.Tzvi Lev, 09/10/2017 17:47
'Ghosts of Silwan' arrested

'Ghosts of Silwan' arrested

Terror cell planned shooting attack on Israeli vehicle or on Jewish residences in the neighborhood.Uzi Baruch, 19/09/2017 14:43
Watch: Celebrating new Torah scrolls in Kfar Hashiloach

Watch: Celebrating new Torah scrolls in Kfar Hashiloach

Jewish community in eastern J'lem celebrates dedication of two Torah scrolls to synagogue, as revival of Jewish life in the area continues.Ateret Cohanim, 24/08/2017 16:29
Details of pre-planned terror attack in Jerusalem emerge

Details of pre-planned terror attack in Jerusalem emerge

Investigation shows ambush on security vehicles to be premeditated, Arab terrorist gets indicted.Ido Ben Porat, 17/08/2017 15:24
Private security vehicle firebombed in Jerusalem

Private security vehicle firebombed in Jerusalem

Authorities arrest three Arabs for firebombing private security vehicle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2017 10:31
Violent riots spread across eastern Jerusalem

Violent riots spread across eastern Jerusalem

Woman injured after Arab terrorists hurl fire bombs and stones in eastern Jerusalem neighborhoods ahead of 'Day of Rage' protests.David Rosenberg, 19/07/2017 10:53
'We have returned to the synagogue of the Yemenites'

'We have returned to the synagogue of the Yemenites'

The new community in the Shiloach village opposite the City of David are renovating the synagogue of Yemenite immigrants from 130 years ago.Yoel Domb, 17/05/2017 22:58
Returning to Jerusalem: The Yemenite synagogue of Shiloah

Returning to Jerusalem: The Yemenite synagogue of Shiloah

Expelled from their homes during Arab riots in 1938, the Jews of Shiloah were promised they would return home. Now, it's finally happening.Yoni Kempinski, 14/05/2017 11:48
'Jewish land ownership in Jerusalem needs to be respected'

'Jewish land ownership in Jerusalem needs to be respected'

Ateret Cohanim has petitioned for the evacuation of 9 more Arab families illegally residing on Jewish land in eastern Jerusalem.Ido ben Porat, 16/11/2016 11:02
Watch: IDF shuts down terrorist murderer's store

Watch: IDF shuts down terrorist murderer's store

Candy store owned by family of terrorist which became symbol of terror support shut down and sealed off by Israeli security forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2016 10:40
Terrorist's house prepped for demolition

Terrorist's house prepped for demolition

IDF engineers map out home of terrorist responsible for deadly attack, prepare for demolition. Bomb injures one during operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2016 11:18
Fatah throws celebration for Jerusalem terrorist

Fatah throws celebration for Jerusalem terrorist

Fatah organizes celebration in honor of terrorist who spent 15 months in prison for throwing firebombs.Benny Tucker, 14/07/2016 17:29
'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
'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
Palestinian campaign targets Arabs selling to Jews

Palestinian campaign targets Arabs selling to Jews

Arab activists in Jerusalem - backed by the Palestinian Authority - announce new push to stop Jewish population growth. Will it backfire?Ari Soffer, 20/06/2016 21:46
Victory for Jews of Shiloach: New homes approved

Victory for Jews of Shiloach: New homes approved

Jerusalem planning and building committee OKs construction of new home for Jews in Kfar Shiloah, 11 years after site was purchased.Orli Harari, 15/06/2016 11:20
'Our family bought this land, it belongs to Jews'

'Our family bought this land, it belongs to Jews'

Descendants of Israel Dov Frumkin, who purchased land near Old City of Jerusalem, celebrates campaign to redeem property.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2016 12:05
US 'welcomes' PM, Liberman's comments on PA state

US 'welcomes' PM, Liberman's comments on PA state

But State Dept. blasts Jewish housing in Jerusalem, demands Israeli leaders must take concrete steps towards two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2016 16:15
Who's stymieing the Jewish community in Shiloach?

Who's stymieing the Jewish community in Shiloach?

Municipal committee postpones construction approval in Jerusalem after high-level pressure, prompting angry clashes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2016 14:34
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
Undividing Jerusalem

Undividing Jerusalem

Is Jerusalem really the undivided eternal capital? Take a rare look at the ongoing struggle largely being waged out of sight of the public.Larry Gordon, 21/01/2016 21:41
Watch: The Yemenite connection to Jerusalem

Watch: The Yemenite connection to Jerusalem

Join tour in the Shiloach neighborhood that was a thriving Yemenite community before Arab riots and British soldiers expelled them.Eliran Aharon, 11/01/2016 19:51
Jewish Families Attacked by Arab Mob in Shiloach

Jewish Families Attacked by Arab Mob in Shiloach

Explosive thrown at vehicle of families living in Jerusalem neighborhood breaks apart steel grid covering bulletproof windows.Cynthia Blank, 01/09/2015 20:52
Families Reclaim Jewish Houses in Shiloach Village

Families Reclaim Jewish Houses in Shiloach Village

Several families moved on Thursday into homes in the Shiloach Village (Silwan) that belonged to the old Yemenite Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2015 11:00
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
Gas Explosion Injures 4 in Jerusalem

Gas Explosion Injures 4 in Jerusalem

Gas canister near Old City exploded, starting fire; four evacuated to area hospitals with burns, shrapnel wounds.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 11/05/2015 11:18
Jerusalem Arab Indicted for Plotting with Hamas

Jerusalem Arab Indicted for Plotting with Hamas

Arab resident of capital got friendly with Hamas terrorist in Jordan, likely joined up ahead of military training and terror cell missions.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 16/02/2015 15:46
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
MK Yogev: Put Paratroopers in Jerusalem Hotspots

MK Yogev: Put Paratroopers in Jerusalem Hotspots

Jewish Home MK says if police lack enough manpower, the IDF paratroopers' red berets may be needed.Gil Ronen, 22/10/2014 10:31
PA: Hard Labor for Selling Property to Israelis

PA: Hard Labor for Selling Property to Israelis

After recent Jewish real estate purchases in Jerusalem, Mahmoud Abbas adds hard labor to sentence for Arabs caught selling to Jews.Ari Soffer, 21/10/2014 18:07
Arab Rioters Fail to Force Jews from Silwan

Arab Rioters Fail to Force Jews from Silwan

Arab extremists attack new Jewish residents of Kfar Shiloach with firebombs, rocks just hours after they moved in.Arutz Sheva Staff., 21/10/2014 17:30
Braving US Criticism, Families Return to Silwan

Braving US Criticism, Families Return to Silwan

After similar move last month evoked criticism, nine Jewish Yemenite families return to Jerusalem neighborhood ancestors expelled from.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 20/10/2014 08:50
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
Jewish Worshippers Violently Attacked in Jerusalem

Jewish Worshippers Violently Attacked in Jerusalem

Victim of Arab attack over Rosh Hashanah says police nowhere to be found, claims victims of terror no longer able to defend themselves.Ari Soffer, 29/09/2014 16:56
Rioters in Jerusalem as Young as Nine Years Old

Rioters in Jerusalem as Young as Nine Years Old

Arab children joining in violent riots, rock and firebomb attacks, as police crackdown on 'silent intifada' in the capital.Uzi Baruch and Ari Soffer, 16/09/2014 21:10
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
Firebombs in Jerusalem Set Home, Bus on Fire

Firebombs in Jerusalem Set Home, Bus on Fire

Egged bus and Jewish home to immediate east and south-east of Old City hit by molotov cocktail terror attacks.Ari Yashar, 19/08/2014 23:20
Security Jeep Attacked in Eastern Jerusalem

Security Jeep Attacked in Eastern Jerusalem

Security jeep driving through the neighborhood of Silwan attacked by masked men who hurled rocks and paint bottles at it.Hezki Baruch, 06/05/2014 02:14
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
Jerusalem: Police Investigate 'Price Tag'

Jerusalem: Police Investigate 'Price Tag'

Cars vandalized, words 'Arab workers, enough assimilation' sprayed at the scene. Comes after Jewish man stabbed by Arab attacker.Ari Soffer, 10/02/2014 12:35
2 Jerusalem Arabs Charged in Foiled Terror Plot

2 Jerusalem Arabs Charged in Foiled Terror Plot

Two Jerusalem Arab men were indicted Monday morning on charges of plotting to carry out a terrorist attack on Jews in the holy city.Chana Ya'ar, 18/03/2013 14:07
Police Hurt in Jerusalem Rioting, 2 Bombs Found

Police Hurt in Jerusalem Rioting, 2 Bombs Found

Police were busy in Jerusalem and along the city's outskirts on Monday. One officer hurt in Silwan riots, two bombs found at city's edge.Chana Ya'ar, 28/01/2013 14:53
Video: Firebomb-Fireworks Attack on Landmark House

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.Gil Ronen, 23/12/2012 17:31
First Temple Era Reservoir Discovered in Old City

First Temple Era Reservoir Discovered in Old City

A large reservoir discovered under the Old City was used by Temple pilgrims, dating back to the First Temple era, archaeologists saidDavid Lev, 06/09/2012 13:59
Arab Neighborhood Planned for Central Jerusalem

Arab Neighborhood Planned for Central Jerusalem

A new Arab neighborhood is to be built on rare open space in the heart of Jerusalem, hundreds of illegal houses authorized.Maayana Miskin, 30/10/2011 21:16
Jews Wish Muslim Neighbors 'Happy Ramadan'

Jews Wish Muslim Neighbors 'Happy Ramadan'

Jews wish Muslim neighbors “Happy Ramadan.” Coexistence possible, they say – as long as outsiders don't interfere. Maayana Miskin, 12/08/2011 09:50
Court Blocks Silwan Upgrade

Court Blocks Silwan Upgrade

The Jerusalem District Court has blocked the city from moving ahead on renovations of the Silwan neighborhood.Chana Ya'ar, 12/05/2011 16:57
MKs Meet in Beit Yehonatan

MKs Meet in Beit Yehonatan

National Union MKs meet in Beit Yehonatan, say that it should only be sealed off after illegal Arab homes in the area are destroyed.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 28/12/2010 01:14
Arab to be Evicted Over Riots

Arab to be Evicted Over Riots

Israel orders a leader of Fatah to leave east Jerusalem's Shiloach neighborhood due to his incitement of Arabs to riots.Elad Benari, 24/12/2010 03:19
J'lem Terror Plaque?

J'lem Terror Plaque?

Legal Forum to authorities: remove memorial plaque honoring terrorist who attacked security guard in Shiloach.Gil Ronen, 07/11/2010 17:48
Gan Hamelech Moving Ahead

Gan Hamelech Moving Ahead

Plans to develop the King's Garden area will continue despite Arab riots , says Jerusalem City Council member Edna Freidman, and all will benefit.David Lev, 22/10/2010 09:57