The Domari Gypsies of East Jerusalem have struggled for many generations to overcome poverty, government indifference and prejudice. Now, a determined woman, Amoun Sleem, is trying to lead a quiet revolution.
Americans for Peace Now responds: With the 50th anniversary of the occupation upon us, the hope for a two-state solution is dying. If there was ever a time to speak the truth about the settlements, it’s now.
A blue ID card is perceived here as a prize, or a gift, or an honorary grant that we, the Jewish landlords, have in our goodness granted to Palestinians.
Mustafa Nimr was killed after his cousin allegedly rammed through an East Jerusalem checkpoint while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
The teenagers were seen throwing rocks at passerby, police say; no injuries reported.
Maher Abu Sanina, coach of Hilal al-Quds team in East Jerusalem, was suspected of conspiracy to commit a crime and for publicly supporting terrorism.
Police deny the allegations, claiming the stun grenade was thrown in response to rioting in Isawiyah, but no confrontations can be discerned in the video.
Police launch searches for suspects after Dabbash and Abu Nab homes come under attack in the east Jerusalem quarter. Property damage reported, no casualties.
After half a century one might expect the Israeli leadership to understand that the fight for Jerusalem is a national, political struggle with religious components and cannot be resolved by denying building permits or distributing parking reports.
Where does Israel get the audacity to demand eternal ownership? One can understand the longing that Jerusalem no longer change hands, but to demand ownership is historic rudeness, which the world sees as arrogance, even hubris.