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Israel arrests almost as many Palestinians as it has released during truce

Al Jazeera 28 Nov 2023
Ramallah, occupied West BankIsrael has persisted with arresting dozens of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem as it conducts a prisoner release with Hamas, the Gaza-based armed group ... Palestinian prisoner lawyers and monitoring groups have recorded 3,290 arrests in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since October 7.

Palestinian Teen's Location Revealed 2 Days After Expected Release in Swap Dea

PNN 27 Nov 2023
Jerusalem/PNN / ... The lawyer affirmed that Nofooth was attacked and beaten by Israeli soldiers and taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Israel for medical treatment.

Disputed land deal threatens future of Jerusalem’s Armenian community

The Irish Times 26 Nov 2023
Jerusalem would not be Jerusalem without a vibrant Armenian community,’ an Israeli lawyer says ... Hannah McCarthy in Jerusalem ... It’s almost midnight and a group of people nervously talk among themselves on Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate Road in Jerusalem’s old city ... of Jerusalem.

Hair, makeup and hopefully a sister back home: Palestinians await prisoner release

The Observer 26 Nov 2023
She was jailed eight years ago; the youngest, 10-year-old Mayar, does not remember her ... Noorhan Awad was 16 when she was arrested in 2015 for using scissors to stab an Israeli outside the Old City in Jerusalem; the man was moderately wounded. She initially denied the charges but, like many Palestinians advised by lawyers, later pleaded guilty ... .

‘I went with a purpose’: Las Vegas attorney volunteers in Israel

Las Vegas Review-Journal 24 Nov 2023
(David Chesnoff) ... Chesnoff worked for several days at the hospital, but he also visited Jerusalem, where he met with the president of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the dean of the law school there, as well as Tel Aviv. He also met with Israeli lawyers who are helping the effort to secure the return of hostages being held by Hamas ... .

Jewish Americans Trying to Patent Pro-Palestinian 'River to the Sea' Slogan

Newsweek 23 Nov 2023
A lawyer is worried that the patenting of the phrase may be used against the Jewish community, according to the Jerusalem Post ....

Christian Church Heads Warn of Potential Erasure of Jerusalem’s Armenian Community Due to Contested Land Deal

Greek City Times 21 Nov 2023
The head of the Armenian Church in Jerusalem has described the struggle as a fight for their existence. Activist Israeli lawyer Daniel Seidemann, who closely monitors the expansion of Jewish settlers in Jerusalem, believes that the project aims to extend the Jewish Quarter’s influence throughout half of the Old City.

Jerusalem Christians rally round Armenian Church over land deal

Reuters 19 Nov 2023
The priest who brokered the accord on his behalf was defrocked by the Church Synod in May and he has left Jerusalem ... Daniel Seidemann, an activist Israeli lawyer who closely monitors the spread of Jewish settlers around Jerusalem, said the project was aimed at expanding the footprint of the Jewish Quarter across half the Old City.

The Armenian Community in Jerusalem Faces an Existential Threat

Asbarez 16 Nov 2023
However, after intense scrutiny by the members of the Armenian community of Jerusalem, the clergy, and Armenian-American lawyers, and Armenian lawyers from the United States, the deal was found riddled with discrepancies and declared invalid in Summer 2023 ... Quarter of Jerusalem.

How to think through allegations of genocide in Gaza

Vox 13 Nov 2023
Dov Waxman, a professor of political science and Israel studies and the director of the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, writes in Jewish Currents that while there may be a “risk of genocidal actions” in Gaza, claims that it is happening now require “stretching the ...

‘They Don’t Want People to Know We Exist’

New York Magazine 10 Nov 2023
We could hear alarms going off in Jerusalem due to the rockets from Gaza ... People who work in Jerusalem or in Israel couldn’t go anymore because Israel didn’t renew their work permits ... A rocket from Gaza can be seen lighting up the night sky as it heads toward Jerusalem ... Lena, Jerusalem, Human-Rights Lawyer, 29.

How can you prepare your kids for the antisemitism they will face? - comment

The Jerusalem Post 10 Nov 2023
Israel was forever altered on that day when thousands were injured, hundreds were kidnapped into Gaza, and over 1,200 were murdered. Tragically, the death toll arising from the ground operation continues to rise ... (credit ... The writer is a former lawyer from Manchester, England. She now lives in Israel where she works at The Jerusalem Post .  .

How Bethlehem became the backdrop to violence and fear as war comes to the West ...

The Daily Mail 07 Nov 2023
On the short journey south from Jerusalem we follow the dystopian West Bank Barrier built to separate Israel proper from potential Palestinian suicide attacks ... Israeli Security forces take intensive safety measures after 2 Israeli policemen were wounded in a knife attack in Al-Sahira Gate of East Jerusalem.

In Israel’s Darkest Hour, Turkey Proudly Supports Hamas

The Algemeiner 31 Oct 2023
... world, continuing his neo-Caliphate rhetoric which very much reflects the Muslim Brotherhood belief system,” US national security lawyer, geopolitical analyst, and fellow at the Arabian Peninsula Institute and at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Irina Tsukerman said.

As War Rages in Gaza, Violence Surges in the West Bank

Time 24 Oct 2023
Meanwhile, in Jerusalem, there is an uneasy calm between the predominately Palestinian eastern half and the Jewish western half. “The streets aren’t empty, but they’re far from full,” says Daniel Seidemann, a Jerusalem-based lawyer and an expert on Israeli-Palestinian relations in the city.

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This handout photo provided by the Uttarakhand State Department of Information and Public Relations shows rescue workers cheer, along with Pushkar Singh Dhami, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state, center wearing white helmet, and Indian Minister of State of Road Transport and Highways V.K. Singh, center right, in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, India, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023
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This handout photo provided by the Uttarakhand State Department of Information and Public Relations shows Pushkar Singh Dhami, right, Chief Minister of the state of Uttarakhand, greeting a worker rescued from the site of an under-construction road tunnel that collapsed in Silkyara in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, India, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023
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