Jerusalem

Palestinian rocket aimed at Jerusalem for 1st time

JERUSALEM (AP) – Palestinian militants fired a rocket aimed at Jerusalem on Friday, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city and opening a new front in three days of fierce fighting between Israel and […]

11/16/2012

Continued rocket fire from Gaza steps up pressure on Israel to hit back

JERUSALEM (AP) – For a third day in a row, Gaza militants have been pummeling southern Israel with rockets. The Israeli military says more than 110 rockets have hit Israeli towns, including at least a […]

11/12/2012

Israel's premier vows to build in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s prime minister vowed Tuesday to continue building in a contested Jerusalem district, just days after European Union criticism of Jewish housing there. Benjamin Netanyahu was speaking during a visit to Gilo […]

10/23/2012

Israel police disperse Palestinians at holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli police have stormed a holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City, dispersing dozens of Palestinians who police say lobbed rocks at officers. Friday’s clash occurred at a compound containing the Dome of […]

10/05/2012

Christians march in Jerusalem in support of Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) – Thousands of Christians from around the world have filled the streets of downtown Jerusalem in a jubilant show of support for Israel. The annual march reflects the friendly relationship between evangelical Christians […]

10/04/2012

Vandals strike Jerusalem church

JERUSALEM (AP) – Vandals scribbled anti-Christian graffiti on the outer walls of one of Jerusalem’s best-known churches early Tuesday morning, Israeli police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the perpetrators defaced a wall leading to […]

10/02/2012

Today in History, September 28 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: Ariel Sharon visits Jerusalem’s Temple Mount; The American Revolution’s last battle begins; William the Conqueror invades England; First round-the-world flight ends; Jazz great Miles Davis dies.

09/28/2012

Israel grinds to a halt for Jewish holy day

  JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel has ground almost to a halt for Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day of the year. Yom Kippur is Judaism’s day of atonement, when devout Jews ask God to forgive them […]

09/26/2012

Villaraigosa's odd moment at DNC (video)

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was caught up in an uncomfortable moment at the convention. It came as Democrats altered their party platform to include God and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But, […]

09/06/2012

Israeli archeologists find rare stone age figures

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel‘s Antiquities Authority says archeologists have unearthed two 9,500-year-old figurines near Jerusalem that help shed light on religion and society during the stone age. It says archaeologists unearthed the two rare figurines […]

08/29/2012

"Scream" star Arquette has bar mitzvah in Israel

(AP) – David Arquette got more than he bargained for during his first trip to Israel. The “Scream” star came to shoot a segment for his travel show and ended up having a bar mitzvah […]

06/11/2012

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