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Why Is Jerusalem exploding again?

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Published: 19 September 2015

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Uh oh Jerusalem – Emanuel Shahaf – The Times of Israel 15.09.15
“Why is it so difficult for Israel’s government to comprehend that Jerusalem is the focal point of our struggle with the Palestinians and that as long as we don’t find a peaceful solution to the conflict, there will be no peace and quiet in Jerusalem?”
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Why Is Jerusalem exploding again? – Haaretz 17.09.15
The latest wave of violence centered on the Temple Mount is as predictable as it is virtually unstoppable.

Security Council ‘gravely concerned’ over Temple Mount violence – The Times of Israel 18.09.15
Israel’s ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor castigated the Security Council statement for its omission of Palestinian violence at the flashpoint site.

Israel seeks to allay Jordan concerns over Temple Mount violence – Haaretz 17.09.15
Jerusalem has been passing messages to Amman, directly and through the U.S., following King Abdullah’s warnings that situation in Temple Mount could harm Israel-Jordan ties.

Supreme Court chief slams plan to ‘penalise’ lenient judges – The Times of Israel 13.09.15
SC President Miriam Naor warns of threat to democracy over Erdan plan to stall promotion of judges who give lax sentences to rock throwers


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