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What’s happening in Jerusalem?

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Posted by This Explains That on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Murder on the Temple Mount

This is a re-post from the Dry Bones Blog

The July 21 1951 news report in the Guardian:

King Abdullah of Jordan was assassinated by an Arab yesterday at the entrance to the El Aqsa Mosque, in the Old City of Jerusalem. The assassin, who had hidden behind the main gate of the mosque, shot at close range and was himself immediately shot dead by the King's bodyguard.

Good Schools Aren’t the Secret to Israel’s High-Tech Boom

This is a re-post fromWSJ by NAFTALI BENNETT

A library in Ramla, Israel. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES
A library in Ramla, Israel. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

I am often asked how a country the size of New Jersey, with fewer residents than New York City, became a global high-tech force. In a dynamic world, where innovation and adaptation are crucial, everyone wants to know Israel’s secret educational ingredient.

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