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Police close Temple Mount after firebomb thrown at officers

JERUSALEM (JTA) — All entrances and exits to the Temple Mount were closed by Israel Police after a firebomb was thrown at a police outpost at the site. The police said in a statement Tuesday afternoon following the attack that one of the suspects was identified and detained. Dozens… Read more »

Israeli girl finds rare Egyptian amulet in Temple Mount soil

Egyptian amulet found in Temple Mount soil April 19, 2016 (Zachi Dvira)

Jerusalem (TPS) –  Neshama Spielman, a 12-year-old Israeli girl, made a rare archaeological discovery while sifting earth illegally discarded from the Temple Mount. She found an ancient amulet, more than 3,200 years old, bearing the name of the Egyptian ruler Thutmose III, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who reigned from… Read more »