Jerusalem Land Purchases

Israel Supreme Court Rejects Palestinian Claims to Jewish National Fund Land in Gush Etzion

A legal battle lasting 22 years involving land purchased 74 years ago by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) ended this week when Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that JNF is indeed the rightful owner of the 522 dunam tract in Gush Etzion, Israel Hayom reported Wednesday. A three-judge panel rejected an appeal filed by Palestinians against […]

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Airbnb Faces Israeli Class-Action Lawsuit for Delisting Israeli Communities in the West Bank

Via Reuters: Lawyers launched a class action lawsuit in Jerusalem District Court on Thursday against Airbnb after it withdrew listings of Israeli communities in the West Bank. Ma’anit Rabinovich from the West Bank community of Kida, who offers guest room rentals, said through her attorneys that the move “represents especially grave, offensive and outrageous discrimination.” […]

Archaeology Jerusalem

Earliest known stone carving of Hebrew word ‘Jerusalem’ found near city entrance

Via The Times of Israel: The earliest stone inscription bearing the full spelling of the modern Hebrew word for Jerusalem was unveiled on Tuesday at the Israel Museum, in the capital. While any inscription dating from the Second Temple period is of note, the 2,000-year-old three-line inscription on a waist-high column — reading “Hananiah son […]

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“Half-Shekel” Weight from First Temple Era Unearthed near City of David in Jerusalem

Another nail in the “Ancientpalestinianpeople” coffin. Via JPost: A tiny stone “half-shekel” weight that dates back to the First Temple period was unearthed north of the City of David in Jerusalem, the City of David Foundation announced Wednesday. The weight was found during the sifting of archaeological soil originating from the foot of Robinson’s Arch […]

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Questions About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Didn’t Israel drive out 600,000 Palestinians at gunpoint in 1948 and take their land? Most Arabs who left Israel did so under the orders of the Arab leader, the Grand Mufti, to withdraw and let the Arab armies “drive the Jews into the sea,” which they attempted in 1948. However Israel won that war. Not […]