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Old City shooting attack: Terrorist indicted after turning himself in

8 people were wounded when Al-Sidawi opened fire at a bus stop at close range.

Terrorist indicted after turning himself in

Jerusalem synagogue looted by Arabs in 1938 gets new Torah scroll

Near the Old City of Jerusalem, a small Jewish settlement gets a new Torah scroll.

Synagogue looted by Arabs in 1938 gets new Torah scrollplayer

Fireworks and rocks towards Jewish homes in Jerusalem

Arabs throw rocks, shoot fireworks at homes in the Shiloah village into which Jews entered the previous night.

Fireworks and rocks towards Jewish homes in Jerusalem

Achievement for Ateret Cohanim in Shiloah village: Another house to be returned to Jews

Court orders eviction of 8 Arab families from Shiloah village who lived on land that belonged to Jewish charity. Peace Now furious.

Another house in Shiloah village to be returned to Jews

Jewish presence in eastern Jerusalem expands

Arab squatters evicted from building owned by Jewish organization, following 25-year legal battle over the property.

Jewish presence in eastern Jerusalem expandsplayer

Israel’s Tourism Triumph: The lure below

Israel’s Tourism Triumph:  The lure below

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.

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

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.

Lawsuit against Arab who attacked 2 Jews

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.

Arab indicted for assaulting haredi Jews in Silwan

Temple Mount activists simulate biblical water-drawing ritual

Temple Mount activists simulated a traditional water-drawing ritual - in preparation for the real thing.

Temple Mount activists simulate biblical water-drawing ritual

'Ghosts of Silwan' arrested

Terror cell planned shooting attack on Israeli vehicle or on Jewish residences in the neighborhood.

'Ghosts of Silwan' arrested

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.

Watch: Celebrating new Torah scrolls in Kfar Hashiloachplayer

Details of pre-planned terror attack in Jerusalem emerge

Investigation shows ambush on security vehicles to be premeditated, Arab terrorist gets indicted.

Details of pre-planned terror attack in Jerusalem emergeplayer

Private security vehicle firebombed in Jerusalem

Authorities arrest three Arabs for firebombing private security vehicle.

Private security vehicle firebombed in 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.

Violent riots spread across eastern Jerusalem

'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.

'We have returned to the synagogue of the Yemenites'

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.

Returning to Jerusalem: The Yemenite synagogue of Shiloahplayer

'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.

'Jewish land ownership in Jerusalem needs to be respected'

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.

No more candy:  IDF shuts down terrorist murderer's storeplayer

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.

Terrorists attack soldiers preparing to demolish murderer's home

Fatah throws celebration for Jerusalem terrorist

Fatah organizes celebration in honor of terrorist who spent 15 months in prison for throwing firebombs.

Fatah throws victory celebration for Jerusalem terroristplayer

'I'll strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Education, Diaspora Ministries aid Jewish study programs abroad.

Bennett pledges to 'strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

'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'player

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?

Palestinian campaign targets Arabs selling property to Jews

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.

Victory for Jews of Shiloach: New homes approved

'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.

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

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.

US 'welcomes' Netanyahu and Liberman's comments on PA state

Who's stymieing the Jewish community in Shiloach?

Municipal committee postpones construction approval in Jerusalem after high-level pressure, prompting angry clashes.

Who's trying to stymie the Jewish community in Shiloach?

Jewish community in Silwan expands

Leftist NGO blasts Jewish construction in historic Jerusalem neighborhood.

Jewish community in Silwan expands

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.

Undividing 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.

Watch: The Yemenite connection to Jerusalemplayer

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.

Jewish Families Attacked by Arab Mob in Shiloach

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.

Families Reclaim Jewish Houses in Jerusalem's Shiloach Village

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.

ISA Thwarts Attack Against Security Forces Near City of David

Gas Explosion Injures 4 in Jerusalem

Gas canister near Old City exploded, starting fire; four evacuated to area hospitals with burns, shrapnel wounds.

Gas Explosion Injures 4 in Jerusalem

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.

Jerusalem Arab Indicted for Plotting with Hamas

The City of David vs. the Propaganda Machine

In the struggle for Jerusalem, archaeology is key.

The City of David vs. the Propaganda Machine

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?

MK Yogev: Put Paratroopers in Jerusalem Hotspots

Jewish Home MK says if police lack enough manpower, the IDF paratroopers' red berets may be needed.

MK Yogev: Deploy Paratroopers to Quell Jerusalem Riots