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U.N. Passes Resolution Referring to Temple Mount by Muslim Name Only

A United Nations General Assembly committee on Thursday adopted a resolution, backed by 139 member states, that referred to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount only by its Muslim name and ignored any connection to Judaism — despite it being the religion’s holiest site.

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Ancient Coin from Jewish Revolt Against Romans Found Near Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – A rare bronze coin dating back to the Bar Kochba revolt (circa 132 CE) was revealed by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) Monday, just ahead of the Lag B’Omer holiday, which commemorates the life of anti-Roman second-century sage Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.

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Klein: Media Distort Muslim Riots on Temple Mount

Muslims on the Temple Mount – Judaism’s holiest site – engaged in a clearly orchestrated assault on Israeli police protecting the site on the very day that Jews worldwide mourned the destruction of the First and Second Jewish temples.

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Bahrain FM: We Want Peace with Israel

TEL AVIV – Bahrain views Israel as a country that is here to stay and one it wishes to make peace with, the Gulf state’s foreign minister said Wednesday on the sidelines of the U.S.-led economic peace workshop. 

Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa participates in a regional economic summit in the Lebanese capital Beirut, on January 20, 2019

Palestinians Demand Israel Cut Jerusalem from Eurovision Promos

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority has demanded that footage of Jerusalem be omitted from promotional videos on Eurovision, accusing Israel of pushing a “colonial occupation” agenda to fans of the international song competition.

Tourists listen to a guide during a visit at Mount of Olives in east Jerusalem overlooking the Old City and the Dome of the Rock mosque, situated at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, on June 28, 2016. Israeli authorities announced they were closing Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to non-Muslim visitors …

Watch – Palestinian Sharia Judge: ‘Jews Live on the Body Parts of Others’

JERUSALEM – A Sharia judge for the Palestinian Authority claimed in a sermon that was broadcast on the PA’s official TV network that Jews “dance and live on the body parts of others, and on the blood of others,” and that “there is no global corruption that their rabbis did not allow.”

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Jordanian Columnist Unhinged: Israel Causing Earthquakes to Topple Al Aqsa Mosque

TEL AVIV – Israel is to blame for the recent spate of minor earthquakes felt in the region, an article in a Jordanian daily claimed this week, saying that the low-magnitude tremors were either the result of the Jewish state’s underground nuclear weapons testing or an attempt to topple the al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Israeli flags fly near the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on December 5, 2017. The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said that the status of Jerusalem must be resolved 'through negotiations', as US President Donald Trump mulls recognising the city as the capital of Israel. / …

Watch: Prince William Visits Western Wall

TEL AVIV – Prince William had a poignant last day in the Holy Land, with a visit to the Western Wall, the Temple Mount and to the grave of his great-grandmother on the Mount of Olives.

Britain's Prince William touches the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City on June 28, 2018. - The Duke of Cambridge is the first member of the royal family to make an official visit to the Jewish state and the Palestinian territories. (Photo by …