Latest Jerusalem Governorate Stories

2013-06-25 23:30:32

For the first time in Jerusalem, the SpaceIL team presented their brainchild - an unmanned spacecraft headed to to the moon - to the wide audience in the city center for entrepreneurial innovation, Jerusalem Startup Hub. Jerusalem, Israel (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 SpaceIL is a non-profit organization, working to land an Israeli spacecraft on the moon and make Israel the third country (after the United States and the Soviet Union) to do so. The organization was founded by three young Israeli...

2010-08-18 17:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, a grant for $25,000 from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will help St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital (SJJEH) provide eye care to children in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. With one of the world's fastest growing and economically poorest populations, this area is also one of the world's most difficult environments in which to provide services of any kind due to political strife. According to St John...

2010-06-29 09:34:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Beginning of the End," the first book of the trilogy, opens after nuclear strikes explode in the Middle East. Distraught, the nations who blame Israel, force her to the Peace table. The story of the first book opens with the Peace Conference in Washington, D.C. where delegations from both the Palestinians and the Israelis meet under the arbitration of the U.S. Christian leaders also attend because of the holy sites in the Old City. Jerusalem,...

2009-11-18 06:51:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East is disturbed to see America magazine continue its pattern of omitting critical facts while reporting about recent evictions in East Jerusalem. America editor Fr. Drew Christiansen, S.J. complains about the eviction of Sharihan Hannoun's family from their home in East Jerusalem. According to Fr. Christiansen "Jewish settlers" have been "grabbing Palestinian land" in the Hannoun's neighborhood "with...

2009-09-04 06:37:29

Archaeologists in east Jerusalem have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wall, which is the oldest example of massive fortifications to ever be discovered in the city, according to a statement made by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Wednesday. The construct was designed to protect the water supply of the city to make up the area's earliest known fortifications, explained Ronny Reich, director of the excavation and an archaeology professor at the University of Haifa. Reich said that the 26-ft...

2009-06-02 14:12:27

A New Yorker suffering from a guilty conscience returned an ancient stone taken from a Jerusalem archaeological dig near the Temple Mount in 1997. The Israel Antiquities Authority Tuesday said in a statement a New York clergyman sent an email to the organization several weeks ago asking to return the stone on behalf of a member of his congregation. "I am requesting forgiveness for a member of my congregation. ...the fellow confessed to me that twelve years ago he took a stone from Jerusalem...

2009-01-28 16:25:00

The Israeli Antiquities Authority said that an 1,800-year-old figurine believe to have originated from the eastern stretches of the Roman Empire has been discovered by archaeologists outside the walls of the old city. The authority said that the 2-inch marble bust depicts the head of a man with a short curly beard and almond-shaped eyes who may portray a boxer. "The high level of finish on the figurine is extraordinary, while meticulously adhering to the tiniest of details," Doron Ben-Ami and...

2009-01-07 08:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jones Walker is pleased to announce the appointment of two of its attorneys to positions in an Order of the British Crown that has been in existence since the 11th century. Herschel L. Abbott, Jr., Special Counsel in the New Orleans office of Jones Walker, was recently invested into the Order of St. John, and Palmer C. Hamilton, a Partner in the firm's Mobile and Washington offices, was appointed a member of the Chapter of the American Priory of...

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