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  • Charedim need more Judaism

    By David Suissa

    July 24, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    I saw two opposite ends of Jewish tolerance last Friday night in Jerusalem’s Old City. As I walked through the Jaffa Gate on my way to a Shabbat dinner, I noticed some black-hatted Charedim kicking a taxicab while yelling, “Shabbos, Shabbos!”

    A little while later, at the home of...

  • Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate is reopened

    April 21, 2010 | 11:47 am

    Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate was reopened after a two-month renovation.

    A black cloth that covered the gate was removed during a rededication ceremony Wednesday of the 16th century gate.

    The restoration is part of a multi-year $4 million project to renovate the Old City walls. The...