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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Palestinian president demands removal of Temple Mount cameras in Jerusalem

 
– Tensions are still high in Jerusalem after Israel removed its metal detectors from the Temple Mount and replaced them with cameras. The Palestinians are claiming the modified security measures are still unacceptable.
– The Palestinian President Abbas has frozen all security coordination with Israel in response to Israel’s security cameras on the Temple Mount.
Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi is promising justice for the two Jordanians that were shot and killed by the Israeli guard at the Israeli embassy as he was defending himself during the attack.
– Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Sara have visited families of the two Israeli police officers murdered earlier this month at the Temple Mount. The High Court ordered bodies of attackers returned to families with restrictions.
 Israeli Defense Forces detained a lone Palestinian man who was illegally jumping the Gaza border. Though his intentions are unclear, an army spokesman has confirmed that they found a knife on the man at the time of his capture.
– Yotam Polizer, Co-CEO of IsraAid, spoke at the ILTV studio about the group that helped to bring Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman who was captured and held as a slave by ISIS, to Israel.
– An army of nearly two hundred Jewish LGBTQ leaders in the United States are urging Israel to reverse its position on adoption for same-sex couples.
– Designer Joseph Waks spoke at the ILTV studio about his trip to the settlements in the West Bank.
– Israeli archaeologists were shocked to find the remains of a sixteen thousand year-old wine press buried in the middle of the Negev desert.
– An Israeli graphic designer Liron Lavi Turkenich has created a new script font called Aravrit, which fuses together Arabic and Hebrew in the most beautiful way possible.
– Learn a new Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is “safah,” written שפה, which means “language.”