Tag: Tisha B’Av

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki is seen in front of a portrait of Venezuelan Liberator Simon Bolivar in Caracas on May 19, 2015. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said Monday in Caracas that he is willing to do 'everything that is possible' to generate a rapprochement between the governments of …

PA Foreign Minister: Prep for ‘Very Nasty’ Fight Over Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister told 57 of his counterparts that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not give up on his quest to regain control of the Temple Mount and the Muslim world should prepare itself for the next “very nasty” round of conflict over the holy site in Jerusalem. 

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Tisha B’Av and the Nasty Republican Civil War

It is difficult, at this point, to say who started the it. What you believe probably depends on whom you support. One thing is quite certain: our leaders made it worse.

Israeli archaeologist Dr. Ofer Sion stands on Byzantine-era paving stones as he excavates the 1,500-year-old street on February 10, 2010 in the Old City in Jerusalem, Israel. The Israel Antiquities Authority said that the excavations confirm the accuracy of the famous Madaba map, an ancient mosaic map to be found …

Ancient Synagogue Discovered in Galilee

A synagogue dating back to the end of the Second Temple Era was discovered on the Tel Recheš Peak in the Galilee last week in a rare and unique archaeological find.

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Israel ups Jerusalem Security for Jewish Mourning Day

Israeli police are to boost their presence at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount compound for a Jewish day of mourning commemorating the destruction of ancient temples there, a spokesman said.