Tag Archives: Western Wall


Jordan-PA Friction Over Temple Mount Surveillance

Jordan-PA Friction Over Temple Mount Surveillance

Today’s Top Stories 1. There’s Jordanian-Palestinian friction over the plan to install 24/7 surveillance cameras on the Temple Mount and live stream the footage on the Internet. After PA Foreign Minister Riad Malki called the proposal, “a new trap by the Israelis,” Jordanian politicians and pundits slammed the PA. Meanwhile, NPR‘s Emily Harris sheds more


Israeli Run Over and Killed After Stoning Attack

Today’s Top Stories 1. An Israeli driver was killed┬ánear Hebron after Palestinians pelted his car with a barrage of stones. The driver, identified as 50-year-old Avraham Hasano, was run and over killed┬áby an oncoming truck when he exited his car. Depending on whose Kool-Aid you like to drink, throwing stones is either a Palestinian”rite of


PA Snarls Egalitarian Prayer at Western Wall

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is negotiating with Sweden to revamp the UN’s peacekeeping forces in the Golan. According to Haaretz, the Swedes would head up a Scandinavian contingent with


Guardian Deliberately Fails to Correct Error

Only yesterday, I caught Guardian correspondent Harriet Sherwood in yet another of her misguided and erroneous descriptions of the Western Wall as “the holiest site in Judaism”, while promoting the Palestinian narrative of Muslim hegemony over the Temple Mount – Judaism’s actual holiest site. I immediately sent an email to The Guardian’s reader’s editor demanding

Harriet Sherwood

Guardian’s Israel Correspondent Still Clueless

The Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood just keeps demonstrating her gross ignorance of the region that she is meant to be covering. In May we caught her mistakenly claiming that Israel’s Knesset and other national buildings were located on Palestinian-owned land. Prior to that, Sherwood was critiqued by HonestReporting for referring to the Western Wall as Judaism’s