Jewish Journal

Stone engraved to Roman emperor Hadrian discovered in Jerusalem


2 hours ago

Statue of Hadrian unearthed at Tel Shalem commemorating Roman military victory over Bar Kochba, displayed at the Israel Museum. Image via Wikipedia.

A fragment of a stone engraved with an inscription dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian was discovered in Jerusalem.

The existence of the 2,000-year-old stone fragment, discovered in... read full article

  • Palestinians throw firebombs at Jewish-owned building in eastern Jerusalem


    4 hours ago

    Palestinian protesters threw firebombs at an apartment building in the eastern Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Silwan after Jews moved in.

    No one was injured in the incident, which occurred late Monday, hours after nine Jewish families moved into the two buildings, Israel Police...

  • Syrian mortar hits Israeli Golan


    4 hours ago

    A mortar fired from Syria landed in Israeli territory on the Golan Heights.

    The mortar, which hit Israel on Tuesday morning, did not cause any injuries or damage.

    The explosive is believed to have been fired as part of the more than 3-year-old Syrian civil war. Heavy fighting...

  • Hamas leader’s daughter received medical treatment in Israel


    22 hours ago

    A daughter of the leader of Hamas in Gaza was admitted to an Israeli hospital for emergency medical treatment this month after she suffered complications from a routine procedure, two sources familiar with the case said.

    Ismail Haniyeh's daughter's week-long admission to a...

  • Rivlin: Violence an epidemic in Israeli society

    by JTA

    1 day ago

    The epidemic of violence permeates every sector of Israel, the country’s president, Reuven Rivlin, said in an address.

    “It is time to honestly admit that Israeli society is ill – and it is our duty to treat this disease,” Rivlin told the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities...

  • Israel holds Ebola identification training exercise at Ben Gurion airport

    by JTA

    4 days ago

    Israel is holding an Ebola identification training exercise at Ben Gurion Airport.

    The exercise Friday will simulate the arrival of a passenger with Ebola, including initial questioning as well as evacuation and hospital treatment.

    On Thursday night, Israeli Prime Minister...

  • Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces in West Bank, medics say


    5 days ago

    Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian boy in a village in the West Bank on Thursday, local medics and residents told Reuters.

    Bahaa Badr, 13, was shot in the chest as Israeli forces entered Beit Liqya near the dividing line with Israel and were pelted with stones by local...

  • Hamas leader urges Muslims to defend Jerusalem shrine from ‘Israeli seizure’

    by Reuters

    5 days ago

    The leader of the Palestinian group Hamas on Thursday called on Muslims to defend the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, saying Israel was trying to seize the site, revered in Islam and Judaism and focus of a Palestinian uprising in 2000.

    Khaled Meshaal, speaking in the Qatari...

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