|31. Arab Revolt of 1936-39 [6/29/2004] Ref #10565|
In April 1936, riots broke out in Jaffa commencing a three-year period of violence and civil strife in Palestine that is known as the Arab Revolt. The Arab Higher Committee, headed by the Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, led the campaign of terrorism against Jewish and British targets.
|32. Significance of Jerusalem to Jews and Muslims [6/27/2004] Ref #10552|
For the Jews, the significance of Jerusalem is quite clear. The Jewish connection to Jerusalem is an ancient and powerful one. Judaism made Jerusalem a holy city over three thousand years ago and through all that time Jews remained steadfast to it. Jews pray in its direction, mention its name constantly in prayers, close the Passover service with the wistful statement "Next year in Jerusalem," and recall the city in the blessing at the end of each meal.
|33. Jordan annexation of parts of Palestine [6/27/2004] Ref #10556|
In April 1950, Jordan annexed eastern Jerusalem (dividing the city for the first time in its history) and the "West Bank" areas in historical Judea and Samaria that Trans-Jordan had occupied by military force in 1948 (Jordan changed its name to Trans-Jordan in April 1949). On April 24, 1950, the Jordan House of Deputies and House of Notables, in a joint session, adopted a Resolution making the West Bank and Jerusalem part of Jordan
|34. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly ES-10/14 [12/12/2003] Ref #10938|
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly ES-10/14. Illegal Israeli actions in Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
|35. The Online Guide to the Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem [9/4/2003] Ref #10269|
At the heart of Jerusalem is the Noble Sanctuary, Al-Haram al-Sharif, enclosing over 35 acres of fountains, gardens, buildings and domes.
|36. Jerusalem Through Coins [7/15/2003] Ref #10080|
Judaean and Biblical coins illuminate a particularly fascinating and important historical period that includes the only sovereign ancient Jewish governments, the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem , the establishment of Rabbinic Judaism and the emergence of Christianity.
|37. Demographics Pose Biggest Challenge [7/15/2003] Ref #11026|
The Palestinian baby boom may boomerang if peace efforts are not made which will result in a solution to the Israel-Palestinian problem.
|38. Jerusalem Suicide Bombing Kills 7 [5/18/2003] Ref #11255|
Suicide attack comes after top-lkevel meetings between Israeli PM Sharon and Palestinian PM Abbas.
|39. “Does the International News Media Overlook Israel’s Legal Rights in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict [4/11/2003] Ref #11283|
International news organizations, therefore, bear a heavy responsibility for accurate reportage of the rights and claims of both Palestinians and Israelis, in order to ensure optimal balance in presenting this explosive and complex conflict to the public.
|Dan Diker | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs |
| http://www.jcpa.org/jl/vp495.htm ()|
|40. Microcosm and Multiple Minorities: The Christian Communities in Israel [3/30/2003] Ref #11142|
Article traces the histories of various Christian communities in Israel.
|Yishai Eldar | Israel-mfa.gov.il|
|http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Facts%20About%20Israel/People/Focus%20on%20I srael%20-%20The%20Christian%20Communities%20of%20Isr. ()|