Judaism

Palestinians Arrested for Hurling Firebombs from Inside al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel Police arrested seven Palestinians on Wednesday for throwing Molotov cocktails from inside al-Aqsa mosque, ostensibly one of Islam’s holiest sites. The intervention came amid ongoing clashes as Jewish visitors enter the Temple Mount compound for the last time until the end of the Muslim holiday of Ramadan.

al-Aqsa

Israeli FM: We Have Moral Duty to Let in More Non-Jews

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said on Sunday that Israel has a “moral duty” to allow in more non-Jewish refugees fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, following criticism of the government’s refugee policy that limited entry into the country to 25,000 Ukrainians not eligible for Israeli citizenship.

Demonstrators protest outside Israel's parliament in Jerusalem against Russia's invasion of Ukraine