Abbas denies the Jewish connection to Jerusalem

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denied the Jewish connection to Jerusalem on Tuesday, the same day he spoke by phone with both Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s envoy Yitzhak Molcho. Abbas issued a statement Tuesday, marking the 43rd anniversary of an attempt by deranged Australian Christian Denis…

Video: 'Tel Aviv is cool but Jerusalem is Israel's capital'

The British broadcast authority, which has often been charged with bias against Israel, listed “East Jerusalem” as the capital for the “Palestinian Olympic team” while leaving Israel listed without a capital. After Israel and Jews around the world complained, the BBC partly corrected its mistake and stated that Israel’s “seat of government is Jerusalem” while…

Jewish Home MK calls for a Third Temple in Jerusalem

By ILAN BEN ZION, THE TIMES OF ISRAEL — MK Zevulun Orlev of the Jewish Home party has called for massive reforms, including new Basic Laws, in order to establish a Third Temple in Jerusalem. In an article (PDF) published in advance of the fast of Tisha B’Av in the weekly Hebrew journal Olam Katan, entitled “Internal and Legislative Reform,” Orlev wrote…

The Children are ready

A video produced by the Temple Institute in Jerusalem, has apparently turned the Arab world upside down, sparking claims of “insults” to Egypt’s new president and prompting the Temple Institute to clarify its motivations for creating the 90-second film.   The Temple Institute is an educational, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the Biblical commandment to build…