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'The Jews have returned - stones and knives won't stop us'

'The Jews have returned - stones and knives won't stop us'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's grandson tells Arutz Sheva 'Jews are here to stay' in eastern Jerusalem. 'We won't be intimidated.'Hezki Baruch, 05/09/2017 13:22
Lag Ba'Omer at the Tomb of Shimon Hatzaddik

Lag Ba'Omer at the Tomb of Shimon Hatzaddik

Lag Ba'omer celebrations took place in Jerusalem at the tomb of Shimon the Righteous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2014 03:08
Ariel Asks Australia to Fight Israel Boycotts

Ariel Asks Australia to Fight Israel Boycotts

Minister Ariel meets Australian Amb. in eastern Jerusalem, asks for support of Israel, criticism of PA breaches in international arena.Ari Yashar, 14/05/2014 12:34
Arab Attacker to Pay Israeli Victim NIS 2.5m

Arab Attacker to Pay Israeli Victim NIS 2.5m

Jerusalem court orders Arab attacker to pay a hareidi Israeli NIS 2.5 million compensation 'as an example' for brutal assault.Moshe Cohen, 24/04/2014 15:59
Far-Left Groups Angry Over New Jerusalem Yeshiva

Far-Left Groups Angry Over New Jerusalem Yeshiva

Plans for new hareidi yeshiva in Shimon Hatzaddik (Sheikh Jarrah) neighborhood meets angry reaction from Peace Now.Ari Soffer, 12/02/2014 22:29
Building Freeze in Jerusalem Neighborhood

Building Freeze in Jerusalem Neighborhood

A letter by a senior official says political considerations prevent Jewish construction in the Shimon HaTzaddik neighborhood.Annie Lubin, 30/01/2013 09:20
Video: Hiloula for Shimon HaTzaddik Begins

Video: Hiloula for Shimon HaTzaddik Begins

Rav Yaakov Yosef, MK Michael Ben Ari among those attending Yarzeit celebration in eastern Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 14/10/2012 22:23
Arab Attacks Hareidi Man in Jerusalem

Arab Attacks Hareidi Man in Jerusalem

A young hareidi man was attacked by a local Arab man at a tomb in Jerusalem. Maayana Miskin, 22/06/2012 13:28
Indictments Coming in Shimon HaTzaddik Stabbing

Indictments Coming in Shimon HaTzaddik Stabbing

Security officials say two Arabs arrested for stabbing a Jew near the tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik confessed to the crime, targeting Jews Gabe Kahn, 10/05/2012 18:35
‘PA Terrorists Continue Nazis’ Work’

‘PA Terrorists Continue Nazis’ Work’

There is no difference between Arab terrorists in Israel and the Nazis, man says after Jerusalem attack.Maayana Miskin, 20/04/2012 11:47
Arabs Stab Young Jew in Jerusalem

Arabs Stab Young Jew in Jerusalem

Haredi-religious man, around 20, stabbed near Tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik. He is conscious. Two suspects arrested.Gil Ronen, 19/04/2012 21:26
Jewish Man Injured in Shimon Hatzaddik Rock Attack

Jewish Man Injured in Shimon Hatzaddik Rock Attack

A man was injured by leftists throwing stones at Jews in the Shimon Hatzaddik neighborhood Friday night.David Lev, 31/12/2011 23:30
Thousands Celebrate at Shimon Hatzaddik

Thousands Celebrate at Shimon Hatzaddik

Thousands gather in Jerusalem to celebrate the life of Shimon Hatzaddik (Shimon the Righteous).Hezki Baruch, 27/10/2011 05:15
Arabs Damage Jew’s Car

Arabs Damage Jew’s Car

Young Arab terrorists badly damaged a Jew's car in the Shimon HaTzaddik neighborhood in Jerusalem. Police saw the security footage but did nothing.Elad Benari, 19/07/2011 05:40
Photos: Lag BaOmer in Jerusalem

Photos: Lag BaOmer in Jerusalem

INN brings you a photo essay of the Lag BaOmer celebrations which took place at the tomb of Shimon Hatzaddik in Jerusalem.INN Staff, 24/05/2011 05:14
Victim: Police Didn't Believe Me

Victim: Police Didn't Believe Me

On Shabbat, a group of Jewish worshipers were savagely attacked by an Arab mob, but police were most unhelpful, says one victim of the attack.David Lev, 09/03/2011 01:12
13 New Jewish Homes in Jerusalem

13 New Jewish Homes in Jerusalem

Important Jerusalem neighborhood receives another boost towards regaining its Jewish status, with the near-final approval of 13 new homes.Hillel Fendel, 08/02/2011 19:47
Mufti Home Down, Jewish Homes Up

Mufti Home Down, Jewish Homes Up

New Jewish housing project in eastern Jerusalem finally gets off the ground – though not without loud Arab protests that required police presence.Hillel Fendel, 09/01/2011 15:34
20,000 at Shimon HaTzaddik

20,000 at Shimon HaTzaddik

20,000 people at the Simon the Just commemorations in the Shimon HaTzaddik neighborhood Wednesday eve; prayers, festivities continuing today.Hillel Fendel, 07/10/2010 11:36
Leftists Deface Holy Site

Leftists Deface Holy Site

Immodestly dressed anarchists invaded and desecrated the Shimon HaTzadik site in Jerusalem Tuesday night. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/10/2010 09:20
J'lem: Arabs Wound Boy

J'lem: Arabs Wound Boy

Residents of eastern Jerusalem neighborhood describe nonstop attacks by Arabs while police are hamstrung by leftists.Gil Ronen, 12/09/2010 21:37
From Nuclear Iran to Online Hate

From Nuclear Iran to Online Hate

Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center visits Toronto.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2010 05:00
Arab Libel in Battle for J'lem

Arab Libel in Battle for J'lem

Arab residents of Jerusalem neighborhood falsely accuse Jewish men of beating Arab women; Jews say libel is an attempt to force them to leave.Maayana Miskin, 18/08/2010 18:02
Rally Against J'lem Jews

Rally Against J'lem Jews

Professors at Hebrew U were among the leaders of a rally Wednesday against Jewish life in historic Jerusalem. Protesters vandalized IDF memorial.Maayana Miskin, 26/05/2010 22:39
Lag BaOmer of Shimon HaTzaddik

Lag BaOmer of Shimon HaTzaddik

Thousands celebrtaed the traditional Lag BaOmer bonfire at the Tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik in the Jerusalem neighborhood named for the sage.Hana Levi Julian, 02/05/2010 11:53
Video: ‘Hamas Child‘ in Protest

Video: ‘Hamas Child‘ in Protest

Dozens of Arabs took to the streets of Jerusalem Thursday to protest the presence of Jews. This time they dressed up a child in Hamas headwear. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/04/2010 18:26
Elon: Sheikh Jarrah is Critical

Elon: Sheikh Jarrah is Critical

Ex-Tourism Minister says there are Israeli media and left-wing elements that care neither about the Iranian threat nor Israel’s hold on Jerusalem.Hillel Fendel, 25/03/2010 20:12
SS Officer Sentenced to Life

SS Officer Sentenced to Life

88 year-old former SS officer Heinrich Boere has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 3 Dutch citizens during World War II.Malkah Fleisher, 23/03/2010 22:08
NU: Defend Jews in Jerusalem

NU: Defend Jews in Jerusalem

The National Union calls on the public to defend historic Jerusalem from Arab, leftist provocations Rocks thrown at police on Temple Mount.Maayana Miskin, 07/03/2010 14:41
PLO Flags Raised in Jerusalem

PLO Flags Raised in Jerusalem

Leftists waved PA flags at a court-permitted protest in eastern Jerusalem held against a court order allowing Jews to live in the area.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/03/2010 22:43
Shimon HaTzaddik Protests Okayed

Shimon HaTzaddik Protests Okayed

High Court rules protest will remain in basketball court and 300 demonstrators will be allowed to march through neighborhood.Gil Ronen, 04/03/2010 17:45
Eldad: Stop Arab Provocations

Eldad: Stop Arab Provocations

MK Aryeh Eldad warns police to stop Arab provocations in Jerusalem before local Jews are forced to take action.Maayana Miskin, 25/02/2010 16:54
Arabs: Halt Museum on Graveyard

Arabs: Halt Museum on Graveyard

A group of Arabs is demanding that the UN halt the building of a Jewish "Museum of Tolerance" on land they say is a Muslim cemetery.Malkah Fleisher, 10/02/2010 23:04
J'lem Arabs Attack Visiting MKs

J'lem Arabs Attack Visiting MKs

Two Jewish MKs who visited families in the Shimon Hatzaddik neighborhood of Jerusalem were attacked by an Arab mob. Maayana Miskin, 10/08/2009 07:08
High Court Evicts Arab Squatters

High Court Evicts Arab Squatters

Two Arab families were evicted on Sunday following a High Court ruling that recognized Jewish ownership of Jerusalem homes.Maayana Miskin, 02/08/2009 09:57