Jerusalem’s Old City Now Accessible to People With Disabilities; The Tower

After a decade of work, the historic district of Jerusalem finally has greater accessibility to pedestrians, carriages, vehicles, children, and tourists.

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Haram Al-Sharif/Al-Aqsa Mosque is not an election gimmick; Daoud Kuttab; Jerusalem Post

Even scarier are the rumors that radical Jewish groups have their eyes on the very same location for a future synagogue in an attempt to convert Islam’s third holiest mosque into the lost temple.

Source: Haram Al-Sharif/Al-Aqsa Mosque is not an election gimmick

The UNESCO world heritage sites that belong on every bucket list; Travel at 60

Here are some of the most stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

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Palestinians, Jordanians challenge Israel at Al-Aqsa over banned prayer space; Daoud Kuttab; Al Monitor

Tensions are mounting between Jordan and Israel after the latter arrested members of the Islamic Waqf Council for entering a supposedly banned prayer room at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Source: Palestinians, Jordanians challenge Israel at Al-Aqsa over banned prayer space

Israel takes another step toward Judaizing Jerusalem; Entsar Abu Jahal; Al Monitor

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates denounced the Israeli government’s approval to build a cable car connecting the Old City of Jerusalem, saying that Israel seeks to Judaize the city.

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10 Best Architecture Photography Locations in the World; Craig Hull; Expert Photography

There’s many famous monuments we can’t photograph, so check our list of architecture photography locations you can capture. Your dose of daily inspiration!

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Dubrovnik and other beautiful walled cities around the world; MSN

As ‘Game of Thrones’ enters its final season, we look at Dubrovnik, where the series was extensively shot, and some other beautiful ancient- and medieval-era walled cities from around the world.

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Jerusalem Municipality Member Proposes Destruction of Historic Wall; IMEMCNews

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Israel’s Divisive Plan For a Cable Car in Jerusalem; Miriam Berger; Citilab

Architects, preservationists, and tour guides oppose the Israeli government’s scheme while Palestinian residents say they’ve been entirely marginalized in the process.

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Israel Prize winners call on government to cancel Jerusalem Old City cable car; Sue Surkes; Times Of Israel

70 public figures from academia and the arts sign petition, say holy city is ‘not Disneyland and its treasures of landscape and its heritage are not negotiable currency’…

Source: Israel Prize winners call on government to cancel Jerusalem Old City cable car