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Mount of Olives security reunites ranking IDF officers

Mount of Olives security reunites ranking IDF officers-turned politicians

Former high-ranking IDF officers-turned politicians reunite at meeting on security for Mount of Olives.

New project aims to bring tourists to the Mount of Olives

New project aims to bring tourists to the Mount of Olives

OU Israel and International Committee for Har Hazeitim team up to bring visitors to the Mount of Olives.

Sharp decline in vandalism on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives

Sharp decline in vandalism on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives

Delegation visits Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, seeing firsthand the increased security - and decline in the number of incidents.

Attempted lynching on way to Mount of Olives cemetery

Attempted lynching on way to Mount of Olives cemetery

Family pelted with stones in their car as they head to memorial service at Biblical Jewish cemetery.

Watch live: 'Selichot' prayers on the Mount of Olivesplayer

Watch live: 'Selichot' prayers on the Mount of Olives

Ahead of Jewish New Year, special 'Selichot' prayers are held on the Mount of Olives, led by cantors Yisrael Parnes and Yechiel Schossheim.

Who will protect the Mount of Olives?

Who will protect the Mount of Olives?

New Israeli board dedicated to protection of Mount of Olives is founded. Its first goal: To push for the construction of a Visitors Center.

Watch: 'They're stoning us, they threw a gas balloon'player

Watch: 'They're stoning us, they threw a gas balloon'

Near the Mount of Olives, Arab terrorists stone bus filled with yeshiva students. Watch as the boys call for help from inside the bus

Rock-throwing attack while MK visits Mount of Olives

Rock-throwing attack while MK visits Mount of Olives

MK Nir Orbach's meeting with police chief in charge of security on the Mount of Olives cut short by rock-throwing attack.

Sheldon Adelson to be buried on Mount of Olives tomorrow

Sheldon Adelson to be buried on Mount of Olives tomorrow

Body of Sheldon Adelson arrives in Israel ahead of his burial in ancient Jewish cemetery in Jerusalem.

Shalom Lerner new head of Mt. of Olives protection committee

Shalom Lerner named new head of Mt. of Olives protection committee

Former Beit Shemesh Deputy Mayor named as new Director of the Committee for the Protection of Har HaZeitim.

Watch: Fireworks, rocks and firebombs on the Mount of Olivesplayer

Watch: Fireworks, rocks and firebombs on the Mount of Olives

Arabs set fires and throw firebombs at Jewish homes and at firefighters who were called to the scene.

Rabbi Peretz: This is our answer to Jordan

Rabbi Peretz: This is our answer to Jordan

Jerusalem Affairs Minister visits Mount of Olives, responds to Jordanian demands Israel stop work at the Western Wall.

Watch: 84 years since passing of Rabbi Kookplayer

Watch: 84 years since passing of Rabbi Kook

Thousands expected to ascend to grave of spiritual luminary Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hacohen Kook on Mount of Olives in coming days.

Mount of Olives plagued by stray dogs

Mount of Olives plagued by stray dogs

An increasing number of visitors to the ancient Jewish cemetery face stray dogs who take shelter among the tombstones and burial caves.

Women's prayer on Mount of Olivesplayer

Women's prayer on Mount of Olives

Thursday, April 4th women and girls will gather to pray on Mount of Olives with leaders and rabbis to beseech Creator for redemption.

Closing circle on Mount of Olives after 71 years

Closing circle on Mount of Olives after 71 years

For 71 years, Sasson family was unable to lay tombstone for grandmother on Mount of Olives because of divided city; Now circle is closed.

Avraham Fried in Mount of Olives 'Selichot' performanceplayer

Avraham Fried in Mount of Olives 'Selichot' performance

Hasidic singer to host Kobi Aflalo and Shuli Rand in two special performances for month of Elul. 'Returning security to Mount of Olives.'

Preparing for mass ascent to Mount of Olives

Preparing for mass ascent to Mount of Olives

Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives prepares for large groups of visitors, with hundreds expected to visit.

Live: Hanukkah candle lighting on Mount of Olivesplayer

Live: Hanukkah candle lighting on Mount of Olives

First night of Hanukkah commemorated at world's oldest cemetery still in use, 3,000 year old Jewish cemetery on Mt. of Olives.

New bus line runs directly to Mount of Olives

New bus line runs directly to Mount of Olives

New bus line takes passengers from light rail train to the Mount of Olives, runs Sunday through Thursday.

'Jews will not be persecuted in their own country'player

'Jews will not be persecuted in their own country'

Shas faction chair prepares for first conference of Mount of Olives lobby: 'We formed a huge Knesset coalition to strengthen hold on Mount.'

Jerusalem to inspect mosque built near former PM's grave

Jerusalem to inspect mosque built near former PM's grave

Jerusalem municipality agrees to send inspector to illegal mosque currently being expanded, located near grave of former PM Menachem Begin.

Will world's oldest Jewish cemetery finally be secured?

Will world's oldest Jewish cemetery finally be secured?

After decades of terror, harassment, and vandalism, Knesset looks to restore order to Mount of Olives.

Initiative to bring all Jerusalem students to Mount of Olives

Initiative to bring all Jerusalem students to Mount of Olives

Jerusalem municipality, Council of Cemeteries, and Social Equality Minister launch initiative to educate all students about Jewish heritage.

Memorial for the fallen of Gush Katif: 'Second burial'

Memorial for the fallen of Gush Katif: 'Second burial'

Relatives visit new graves of those who were dug up from their graves in Gush Katif, where no Jewish graves remain.

'The car window was smashed to smithereens'

'The car window was smashed to smithereens'

Former Jerusalem City Councilman Minna Fenton described the horrific stoning attack her family suffered on Mt. of Olives inside Jerusalem.

Far-left angered by planned Mount of Olives visitors center

Far-left angered by planned Mount of Olives visitors center

Jerusalem municipality plans to build visitors center near Jewish cemetery in Arab neighborhood spark outrage on the far left.

Chabad rabbi beaten in vicious attack laid to restplayer

Chabad rabbi beaten in vicious attack laid to rest

Chabbad emissary whp died six months after being brutally attacked in Ukraine buried on Mt. of Olives.

Mount of Olives security budget rises after wave of attacks

Mount of Olives security budget rises after wave of attacks

Security budget to protect Mount of Olives raised substantially as attacks on Jewish visitors and graves at the holy site increase.

Watch: Hundreds gather for holiday prayer on the Mount of Olivesplayer

Hundreds congregate to pray on the Mount of Olives

Hundreds gathered in powerful early-morning prayer on the Mount of Olives, overlooking the Temple Mount complex, in honor of Hoshana Rabbah.

Suspicion: Arab posed as cop to sexually assault tourists

Arab posed as cop to sexually assault tourists

Arab resident of Old City allegedly pulled over female tourist while posing as officer, then sexually assaulted her.

Prince Charles secretly visits his grandmother's Jerusalem grave

Prince Charles secretly visits grandmother's grave

Prince of Wales visited in secret the grave of his grandmother on the Mount of Olives in eastern Jerusalem.

Watch: Mark family bids farewell at father's graveplayer

Mark family visits their father's grave

30 days after Rabbi Michael Mark was murdered, his family visits his graveside for a final farewell.

Thousands attend joyous celebration on Mount of Olives

Thousands attend concert on Mount of Olives

Big concert held at Seven Arches Hotel on Mount of Olives in east Jerusalem draws thousands of revelers. Pictures inside.

Arab clan hired to guard Mt. Olives cemetery

Arab clan hired to guard Mt. Olives cemetery

Protection racket? Police and ISA decided to 'experimentally' hire the services of a local clan to prevent vandalism of graves.

Watch: Arson at Mount of Olives Cemeteryplayer

Watch: Arson at Mount of Olives Cemetery

Local Arabs are the likely suspects in a brush fire at the ancient cemetery around midnight.

Rock Attack on the Way to Torah Study

Rock Attack on the Way to Torah Study

Arabs pelt rocks at bus carrying Jews making their way to study Torah on the Mount of Olives. Miraculously, no one hurt.

One Wounded After Arabs Throw Rocks on Mount of Olives

Arabs Throw Rocks on Mount of Olives, 1 Injured

Ministers slam 'intolerable' security situation after Arab mob targets bus, Border Police.

MKs Slam Police 'Failure' to Protect Ancient Jewish Cemeteryplayer

MKs Slam Police Failure on Protecting Mt of Olives

Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee appalled after visit to Mount of Olives cemetery, site of regular Arab attacks.

President Visits Embattled Ancient Cemetery Under Arab Attackplayer

Rivlin Visits Embattled Mount of Olives Cemetery

President visits Afghan Section of Mount of Olives cemetery, where 62 graves were smashed by vandals. 'We must not give up.'