Metal Detectors Will Remain on Temple Mount

The Political-Security Cabinet decided on Thursday night, after a four-hour meeting, that the magnetometers will remain at the entrance to the Temple Mount as part of the new security measures at the compound. The Cabinet also authorized the police to make every decision “in order to ensure free access to the holy places, while maintaining […]

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Israeli Envoy Tells UNESCO His Leaking Toilet ‘Is Much [More] Important Than the Decision You Just Adopted’

(CNSNews.com) – An Israeli diplomat demonstrated his contempt for a U.N. Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) decision to designate the traditional burial place of the biblical patriarchs as part of Palestinian territory by saying a call from his plumber about a leaking toilet was more important, and excusing himself from the proceedings. The farcical […]

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Success: Guardian Quietly Changes Behavior on Judaism’s Holiest Site

In May, HonestReporting critiqued and sent a complaint to The Guardian concerning three articles that included the following references to the Western Wall: The Six-Day War: Why Israel is still divided over its legacy 50 years on ‘Angry’ Netanyahu orders ministers to attend Trump reception ‘Ultimate peace deal’ is goal as Donald Trump touches down […]

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At UN Meeting Near Auschwitz, Israel Calls for Minute’s Silence; Cuba Requests One for the Palestinians

(CNSNews.com) – Cuba’s delegate at a U.N. meeting an hour’s drive from the site of a Nazi extermination camp in Poland objected Tuesday to an Israeli request for a minute’s silence for Holocaust victims – then called for another one, for the Palestinians. The meeting of the U.N. Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) heritage […]

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Israeli Jews Say, It’s Our Jerusalem!

By Ariel Natan Pasko With American President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Israel, a lot has been made of the US moving it’s embassy to Jerusalem. Will he or won’t he? Then there’s the controversy surrounding diplomats stationed at the US consulate in East Jerusalem. They recently refused to hold talks with Israeli officials about […]

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Trump Invites Netanyahu to Washington; Aides Clarify No Announcement on Embassy Move is “Imminent”

Trump’s aides also clarify that no announcement on embassy move is “imminent.” U.S. President Donald Trump is inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in just a few weeks. The offer came during the two leaders’ first phone conversation following Trump’s inauguration – although apparently the headline-topping issue of the U.S. moving its […]

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SUCCESS: HR Prompts AP and The Guardian to Correct Capital of Israel

Associated Press The Associated Press wire service supplies news articles to a huge number of media outlets around the world. Corrections are therefore extremely important. The AP’s story “Syria says Israeli strikes hit near airport west of Damascus” included the following: We contacted AP to point out that the text falsely implied that Tel Aviv […]

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