N. J. Schiavi


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N.J. Schiavi is news editor of KNI. N.J. Schiavi is news editor of KNI.

Archaeologists find evidence of Temple Mount gun battle in 1967

New findings discovered in archaeological work in the Old City point to a possible battle or at least exchange of gunfire on the Temple Mount during the Six-Day War in 1967.
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Sen. Cruz urges Pres. Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

American Sen. Ted Cruz used the occasion of Jerusalem Day to call on the president "to move the American embassy to Jerusalem and formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's eternal and undivided capital."

Recalling war and peace, a Jerusalemite remembers the city’s reunification

In June 1967, Israel was still small with approximately 2.8 million residents and a narrow geographical swath of land. Yet the country was staring down the barrel of a gun as hostile armies threatened and swarmed around it.

Jerusalem gears up for President Trump’s visit Monday

When U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Israel tomorrow, he will have flown from Saudi Arabia on Air Force One, the first ever direct flight between the two nations which do not have diplomatic relations.
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Trump hosts Abbas at White House

U.S. President Donald Trump struck a positive tone in a joint press conference at the White House with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, announcing the start of a peace process between Israelis and the Palestinians.

Armenians, Jews stand together remembering their genocides

As Israelis stood in silence on Monday for two minutes at 10 a.m. in memory of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, residents were gathering around St. James Convent — the heart of the Old City’s Armenian Quarter — to remember the victims of the 20th century’s first genocide, that of the Armenians.

Terror attacks in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem on Holocaust Day

A Palestinian teen armed with wire-cutters wounded four people in a terror attack in Tel Aviv on Sunday and a Palestinian mother of nine stabbed a female soldier near Jerusalem early Monday morning as the country mourned victims of the Holocaust.

Holy days for Jews and Christians alike converge in Jerusalem

Thousands of pilgrims — both Jewish and Christian — were expected to converge in Jerusalem as Passover week and Easter celebrations for all Christian denominations coincided this weekend.

Israeli charity sheds boundaries and stereotypes to save children’s lives

When little Yacob arrived with his father in Israel on Feb. 14 he was rushed from the airport to the hospital for emergency surgery. His and his father’s plane tickets and the child’s recuperation were funded by an Israeli charity called Save a Child’s Heart.

Trump asks Jordan’s king for help with Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

Just day's after meeting with Egypt's president, U.S. President Donald Trump enlisted the help of King Abdullah II of Jordan as well in his efforts to reach a deal between Israelis and Palestinians.

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