An Israeli security guard was seriously wounded by a Palestinian in a stabbing attack near the Western Wall in the old city of Jerusalem on Sunday afternoon. The terrorist was shot and killed by an Israeli policeman.
The Planning and Building Committee of the Jerusalem Municipality is expected to approve building permits for 176 housing units for religious Jews in the Nof Tzion neighborhood in the eastern part of Jerusalem known for being a base for anti-Jewish terror.
In the wake of ongoing clashes between the Israeli authorities and the Palestinians, a Bituach Leumi (national insurance, or social security) office in the Wadi Joz neighborhood in East Jerusalem was set ablaze Wednesday night.
Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem, The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Thursday, announcing they view Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But there is a big catch that makes the offer entirely unappealing, and perhaps impossible to accept.