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Friday, July 28, 2017

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Israel Removes Temple Mount Metal Detectors in Favor of ‘Advanced Technologies’

(JNS.org) Israel decided Monday to remove the metal detectors at the Temple Mount in favor of “security measures based on advanced technologies.” The metal detectors had been installed following the recent terror attack that killed two Israeli policemen near the holy site.

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Israeli Guard Stabbed by Jordanian Terrorist Returns Home After Diplomatic Standoff

(JNS.org) An Israeli embassy security guard who was stabbed by a Jordanian terrorist Sunday has returned to Israel following a tense diplomatic standoff between the neighboring countries.

All Israeli diplomats serving in the Arab nation, including Ambassador to Jordan Einat Shlain and the

Hamas, Fatah Call For Another Day of Rage Over Temple Mount Standoff

(TPS) Walking behind a model of the al-Aqsa Mosque, thousands of Hamas gunmen marched in Gaza City Wednesday as the Islamic terror group’s leadership called for another day of rage on Friday in the capital.

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mah­moud Abbas’s Fatah Party also called for its

Israel Hit With Rocket Fire From Gaza Multiple Times Amid Temple Mount Tension

(JNS.org) Israel has been hit with rocket fire from Hamas-ruled Gaza multiple times since Sunday morning, amid escalating tension over the Temple Mount holy site in Jerusalem.

A rocket fired from Hamas-controlled Gaza landed in Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council in the northwestern Negev Sunday

Israel Closes Diplomatic Relations in Turkey Following Protests

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Israel has closed all diplomatic missions in Turkey as tensions between Ankara and Jerusalem continue to heat up over the ongoing standoff at the Temple Mount.

According to unconfirmed reports, the foreign ministry said that the decision to temporarily shutter the embassy

Move to Open Gaza-Egypt Border in August Is Expected to Ease Electricity Crisis

(JNS.org) Former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan claims the Hamas-ruled territory can expect to see the easing of its electricity crisis due to the opening of its border with Egypt in August.

The exiled Palestinian Fatah faction leader, who is currently based in the United Arab Emirates,

Mother of Halamish Terrorist Arrested on Incitement Charges

Israeli soldiers arrested the mother of 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist Omar al-Abed Tuesday on charges of “aggravated incitement,” following her son’s fatal stabbing of an Israeli father and two of his adult children last Friday night in the Samaria community of Halamish, amid escalating tension over Jerusalem’s Temple

The Caretaker at Har HaMenuchot

Before visiting Har HaMenuchot, I had never been to a cemetery that I would describe as beautiful. But there was a certain beauty to Har HaMenuchot. Instead of being marked with foreboding gray tombstones, the graves were marked with rectangular, low headstones made of tan Jerusalem stone. Given its size, the cemetery

AMIT Students Win the Young Entrepreneur National Cup

Modiin, Israel—Students from AMIT Sutker Modiin Jr. and Sr. High School won first place in the “Young Entrepreneur” national competition last Thursday. The AMIT Sutker team will go on to represent Israel at the international entrepreneurship competition in Belgium next month.

Students from

Friends of Zion Museum Sheds Light on Non-Jewish Zionist Heroes

In today’s day and age, with anti-Israel sentiments floating ubiquitously through the press and social media, many Jewish Zionists are forced to adopt an us-against-the-world mentality, believing that they are the only group who has ever supported Israel’s right to existence. But thankfully, that is not the case. The Friends of

77 Celebrities From 22 Countries Enjoy Inbal Jerusalem During Jerusalem Film Festival

Ania Bukstein, Yevgenia Dodina and Nelly Tagor are among the celebrities staying at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel during the Jerusalem Film Festival, which begins this weekend. Renowned film industry professionals, including the noted producer Said Ben Said, singer Shlomi Shaban, actor Oshri Cohen,

President Trump Reluctantly Renews Iran Nuclear Deal

Since the signing of the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in 2015, the American Jewish community has been holding its collective breath, tensely awaiting the day of its inevitable collapse. For many, the deal has factored singularly into their politics; they believe it restores power