Tourists dressed as Santa hit Jerusalem for Orthodox Christmas | AFP

Some 50 people from around the world descend upon Jerusalem dressed as Santa Claus to celebrate Orthodox Christmas. The tour of the Holy Land included a swim in the Dead Sea, south of the West Bank city of Jericho.

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Israeli museum explains the emojis of ancient Egypt | AFP

How does an academic explain the importance of ancient hieroglyphics to modern audiences glued to their phones? Through the cunning use of emojis. The Israel Museum in Jerusalem this week opened the “Emoglyphs” exhibition, comparing the pictograms of antiquity to those of today.

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Santa Claus visits Jerusalem on camelback | AFP

Riding his camel, Santa Claus, a Palestinian with a red suit and a white beard, roams the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem, greeting people and wishing them a Merry Christmas.

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Today in History for September 28th

Highlights of this day in history: Ariel Sharon visits Jerusalem’s Temple Mount; The American Revolution’s last battle begins; William the Conqueror invades England; First round-the-world flight ends; Jazz great Miles Davis dies. (Sept. 28)

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Israelis react to election results | AFP

Israelis in Jerusalem react to yesterday election results. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked Wednesday after an Israeli general election, reports said, raising the possibility of a unity government or even the end of the premier’s long rule.

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Israeli camps deadlocked after repeat election

Israel’s two main political parties are deadlocked after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. AP correspondent Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem. (Sept. 18)

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Israeli police, Palestinians worshippers clash at Jerusalem holy site | AFP

Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers clash at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site as overlapping Jewish and Muslim holidays led to tensions there. Sunday marked the start of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday and thousands of Palestinians prayed at the Al-Aqsa mosque. It coincided with the Jewish Tisha B’av holiday, which typically sees an increase in visits by Jewish religious nationalists to the holy site.

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Israel demolishes ‘illegal’ Palestinian homes in Jerusalem area | AFP

Israel begins demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem, in a move which has drawn international concern.

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Israel demolishes east Jerusalem Palestinian homes

Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood. Israel says the buildings are too close to the West Bank border. Residents say they have legitimate Palestinian Authority construction permits. (July 22)

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Today in History for June 29th

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)

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Jerusalem’s Tomb of the Kings reopens to the public | AFP

People visit The Tomb of the Kings, a 2,000-year-old archaeological gem in the heart of Jerusalem owned by France, after it reopened to the public for the first time since 2010. IMAGES

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Bolton says Iran silence on US talks offer ‘deafening’ | AFP

US National Security Advisor John Bolton describes as “deafening” Iran’s apparent silence on an offer to negotiate with Washington during a press conference following a trilateral meeting in Jerusalem with national security advisers from the US, Russian and Israeli. IMAGES

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Netanyahu welcomes Kushner to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump’s top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)

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