Rabbi Shapiro: Jerusalem as the capital of the "Jews" is a Zionist fiction, and conflicts directly with the teachings of Judaism | Watch Two videos

Rabbi Shapiro Reacts to Jerusalem Announcement Shapiro In depth analysis! Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro reacts to Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel, and explains that the Jewish people relate to Jerusalem as a holy city, not as a political capital city. Jerusalem as the capital of the “Jews” is a Zionist fiction, and conflicts directly…

Jews United against Zionism and Israel in annual convention at Chicago, USA | Opposed occupation of Palestine and US recognition of Jerusalem as Zionist Capital

Jews United Against Zionism & Israel.Many Jews participate in an annual Convention in Chicago. Rabbi Dovid Feldman said Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews are opposed to U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and opposed to Zionist Occupation of #Palestine. pic.twitter.com/sIf7HcfeGm — Abbs Winston (@AbbsWinston) December 29, 2017 nual

US vetoes UN resolution for withdrawal of Trump’s Jerusalem decision — France 24

United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. The remaining 14 council members voted in favor of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, which did not specifically mention the United States or Trump…

Street Food – A taste of conflict: The politics of food in Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem is sacred to three different faiths: for Jews it is the site of their first holy temple; for Christians it is the scene of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection; and for Muslims it is the location of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven. A site of vast historical and religious…

Videos: Palestinian Museum opens in Occupied West Bank

Palestinian Museum highlights Jerusalem’s isolation — Al Jazeera Jerusalem Lives, the inaugural exhibition at the Birzeit museum, mixes traditional and contemporary art. Over the past nine months, museum staff have worked to unite artworks by 48 Palestinian, Arab and international artists [Nigel Wilson/Al Jazeera] Birzeit, Occupied West Bank – Outside the white-walled facade of the…

UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem: Better late than never — Gulf News com | Watch videos on ‘Jerusalem’

Dubai: The resolution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) which on Tuesday described Jerusalem as “occupied” and declared Israel’s sovereignty over the city “null and void” is expected to raise the Palestinian spirit, Arab political analysts and human rights advocates said. “It is a good decision,” said Jamal Eid, lawyer and…

Videos: Jesus tomb in Jerusalem reopens after renovation

Jesus tomb in Jerusalem reopens after renovation The shrine where Jesus Christ is said to have been buried and resurrected has been unveiled after a $4m renovation. A restoration team has finished its work to reinforce and preserve the tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in east Jerusalem. The site is the centrepiece…

How a 2,700-year-old piece of papyrus super-charged the debate over UNESCO and Jerusalem —By Michael Langlois on Conversation com

 November 15, 2016  Jerusalem is mentioned on this 2,700-year-old papyrus. Shai Halevi/IAA On October 26 2016, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) unveiled a 2,700-year-old papyrus that mentions the city of Jerusalem. The papyrus was not found during official excavations so its origin is uncertain. It is said to come from one of the numerous caves…

‘Israel only officially recognizes Jewish holy sites’ — By Orly Noy on +972 Mag com | Even the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is not recognize as a holy site

cThe Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is one of the most sacred places in the world for Christianity. Yet Israel does not officially recognize it as a holy site, a new report reveals. Tourists and worshipers visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Photo by Fat Jackey / Shutterstock.com) Last…