Israel starts getting high on its own supply. Since Israel tightened its border security, there’s been a surge in homegrown hashish and getting stoned no longer means supporting anti-Israel terrorist groups like Hezbollah, marijuana legalization supporters say.
The silence outside the Dome of the Rock, the noisy bar mitzvahs at the Western Wall, and the erasure of Muslim history at the City of David - Haaretz’s Moshe Gilad visits the holiest places in the Holy Land.
An ancient golden treasure trove was found at the foot of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. Dubbed ‘the Ophel Treasure,’ 1,400-year-old cache sheds light on a little-known era of Jewish settlement in the city during the short period of Persian rule. Read more.
One third of Israeli Jews want the Jewish Temple to be rebuilt in Jerusalem, a new poll finds. Among religious Jews questioned, 43 percent support construction on Temple Mount, compared with 31 percent among secular Jews. Read more.
An album of everyday life in Jerusalem: Twelve double-spreads that describe daily life in Jerusalem during major periods of its history, beginning with the biblical patriarchs and ending today, have now been published in a book. Read more.