It's been said Israel is 50 miles wide, 300 miles long and 3,000 years deep. How would you like to dig into some of those 3,000 years? That's what some Israeli high school students majoring in Land of Israel and Archaeology studies are doing this summer.
It all took place on the day the Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction called for a "Day of Rage." Instead, hundreds of visitors, tourists and Muslims cooperated with the new security arrangements to enter the Temple Mount.
Despite the bad press Israel often receives, people are flocking to the Jewish state. Not only were April and June record-breaking months for Israel's tourism industry.
Opponents of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have brought new allegations, accusing him of criminal wrongdoing.
Special envoy Jason Greenblatt, who arrived in Israel Monday, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer took part in the meeting.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is spending the last day of his historic visit to Israel in the north. He traveled by helicopter with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Haifa.
Maybe the thousands of Israelis who walked the streets of Jerusalem's Old City Tuesday evening didn't get the memo – UNESCO's latest resolution declaring Jews imposters – occupiers of the Old City – who don't belong there.
Tzippe writes, "As Americans are celebrating their nation's founding, with all its associated freedoms, Turkish Christians are facing increasing persecution at the hand of the nation's Islamist president."
Israeli warplanes blasted two Syrian tanks, an ammunition truck and reportedly killed two Syrian soldiers on Sunday. The strikes followed at least 10 mortar explosions inside the Israeli Golan Heights on both Saturday and Sunday.
Tzippe writes, "Erdogan's efforts to Islamize Jerusalem come as no surprise. Since his election in 2003, he has worked steadily toward the same goal in Turkey and in the process undermined the strong military and diplomatic ties his country had worked hard to establish with Israel."