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Christmas message from the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem

We, the Heads of the Churches of Jerusalem, bring you greetings of joy, peace, hope and love from the Land of the Nativity: the Joy and the peace of God that were announced by the heavenly host of Ang

Hizb Ul Terir reveals foreign funding

The investigation of arrested members of Hizb Ul Terir took a dramatic turn when law enforcement agencies were informed that the organization was receiving funds from United Kingdom-based outfits.

BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

London, England – The British Broadcasting Company’s Olympic website omitted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Palestinians attack Jerusalem tourists with stones

Israeli police have arrested 18 Palestinians in the grounds of Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex after tourists visiting the site under police escort were stoned, police said.

Jerusalem committee approves new tourist center

JERUSALEM - A Jerusalem committee approved a tourist center in eastern Jerusalem amid criticism from residents and left-wing groups.

Police block Jerusalem holy sites after threats

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities temporarily blocked Jews and foreign tourists from entering some of Jerusalem's most visited holy sites Sunday after leaflets called for causing disturbances there, pol

2 Palestinian bandits given 3 life sentences for murder of US...

The Jerusalem District Court on Thursday sentenced two suspects in the murder of Kristine Luken, an American tourist who was stabbed to death in the Jerusalem hills, to a total of three life terms.

Jerusalem and Tel Aviv ranked among top cities to visit

Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are among the top three cities in the region to visit, according to a recent poll taken by the New York-based magazine Travel + Leisure.

Jerusalem self-guided mp3 walking tours launched

Travellers to the Old City of Jerusalem can now tour the city’s historical, religious and cultural sites with new self-guided digital JerusaleMP3 walking tours.

UNICEF Ambassador Shakira highlights power of education on visit to Jerusalem

The international singing sensation and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Shakira today highlighted the power of education as she met with Jewish and Palestinian st

Woman killed in Jerusalem bombing identified as British tourist

The woman who was killed in Wednesday's terror attack in Jerusalem has been identified as 56-year-old British tourist Mary-Jane Gardner, police said Thursday.

Boycott of tourism conference in occupied Jerusalem urged

Palestinian Tourism Minister Hulud Deibas sent a letter to all countries invited to take part in the International Tourism Conference in Jerusalem scheduled to take place later this month and urged th

Night tours of the City of David

From January 6, 2011, visitors to Jerusalem can enjoy nighttime tours of the City of David, every Thursday evening.

Arab League calls on the world to boycott Jerusalem tourism conference

The League of Arab States on Sunday called on the world to boycott an international tourism conference to be hosted by Israel from 20 to 22 October in the city of Jerusalem.

Israel shows off its new finds

(eTN) - Israel's Ministry of Tourism unveiled four archeological finds in a release called “What We Dug Up This Month.”1,500-YEAR-OLD SAMARITAN SYNAGOGUE EXPOSED NEAR BEIT SHE'AN

Spain and UK to boycott Jerusalem tourism conference

Britain and Spain will not send delegates to the OECD's biannual tourism conference on October 20-22, because it will be held in Jerusalem, Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov said yesterday.

Dan Hotels expands in Jerusalem

Remember Rafi on our program a few weeks ago? He announced an new initiative to bring 2020 Olympics to Gaza - Tel Aviv.

UK authority bans Israeli tourist ad that implies that occupied territories...

A UK watchdog has banned an Israeli tourism advert showing the Western Wall, saying it is 'misleading'.

Jerusalem to host travel networking event

The new luxurious 5-star David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem will host Travel Leaders' International Summit from April 23-25, 2010.

Ir Amin: Israel using tourism to tighten control of Jerusalem

The Israeli government has been accused of secretly developing parks and tourist attractions in East Jerusalem in an attempt to extend its control of the city.

$4 million budgeted for Jerusalem tourism

JERUSALEM - Israel's Tourism Ministry has budgeted nearly $4 million for next year to develop tourism in Jerusalem.

Religious travel market shows resilience

Religious travel industry leaders at the just-concluded World Religious Travel Expo and Educational Conference report better than expected figures and predict continued resilience in faith-based touri

Violence flares again on Temple Mount

After two weeks of relative quiet in the Jerusalem area, disturbances again broke out in the city and its periphery yesterday morning.

Clashes erupt in Jerusalem after group of tourists enters Al-Aqsa

JERUSALEM — Tensions ran high after clashes erupted in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday at Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a site revered by Muslims and Jews that has been a major faultline in the Middle Eas

Israel ‘using tourist sites to assert control over East Jerusalem’

Israel is quietly extending its control over East Jerusalem in alliance with rightwing Jewish settler groups, by developing parks and tourist sites that would bring a "drastic change of the status quo

1,800-year-old marble statue unearthed in Jerusalem excavation

An 1,800-year-old marble figurine depicting the head of a bearded man was recently uncovered during archaeological excavations in Jerusalem's City of David.

British tourist strikes gold in Jerusalem parking lot

Hundreds of gold coins from the seventh century were uncovered in an archeological excavation just outside the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Monday.

US tourist diagnosed with ‘Jerusalem Syndrome’ jumps off building

A 38-year old American tourist diagnosed as suffering from 'Jerusalem Syndrome' jumped off a 13-feet walkway on Friday night at the Poria Hospital in Tiberias. He broke several ribs, one of which punctured a lung, and also smashed a vertebra in his back. The man was placed in the intensive care unit.

Two Russian tourists hospitalized after drinking unidentified beverage

Two Russian tourists were hospitalized in Tiberias for possible poisoning Tuesday after drinking an unidentified beverage purchased in East Jerusalem.The Christian pilgrims visited Jerusalem's Old City on Monday, and were admitted to Poriah Hospital after consuming the beverage after their return to Tiberias that evening.