Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount: The Rock of Our/Their Existence

2020 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter, Dvir Dimant...

This study presents the first comprehensive survey of the abundant early Islamic sources that recognize the historical Jewish bond to the Temple Mount (Masjid al-Aqsa) and Jerusalem. Analyzi...

The Temple Mount and the Western Wall in Israeli Law

Pub No. 90

2001 | Authors: Shmuel Berkovitz...

The legal status of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall derives primarily from the status of the area in which they are located: the Old City in East Jerusalem (as is well-known, the futur...

Freedom of Religion in Jerusalem

Pub No. 85

2000 | Authors: Dr. Amnon Ramon, Ora Ahimeir...

This paper examines the various aspects and principles of freedom of religion and conscience in Israel, as well as their implementation and limitations. There is analysis of the next aspects...

The Sheikh Jarrah Affair – The Strategic Implication of Jewish Settlement in an Arab Neighborhood in East Jerusalem

Pub No. 404

2010 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter, Dr. Lior Lehrs...

This paper aims to analyze the strategic implications of Jewish settlement in the heart of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood for the State of Israel’s vital interests. It also aims to examine t...

Allah's Safe Haven? The Controversy surrounding the Mamilla Cemetery and the Museum of Tolerance - Executive Summary

Pub No. 409

2011 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

This book discusses the controversy of the construction of the Museum of Tolerance in Mamilla, on a plot that in the past it had been a Muslim cemetery. This conflict reflects a clash betwee...

For the Sake of Zion I Shall Not Stand Still? Executive Summary

Pub No. 414

2011 | Authors: Eyal Tsur...

This is an abstract for a book that marks the first comprehensive research that focuses on the Jewish Diaspora’s relations with and positions concerning Jerusalem, Israel’s capit...

Contested Holy Places in Israel-Palestine

2017 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

Over the last twenty years, there has been a growing understanding that conflicts in or over holy places differ from other territorial conflicts. A holy site has a profound meaning, involvin...

The Eroding Status-Quo: Power Struggles on the Temple Mount

Pub No. 468

2017 | Authors: Prof. Yitzhak Reiter...

This study aims to lay the foundation for a well thought-out Israeli policy regarding the TM/HS and to present alternative approaches to the authorities responsible for this sensitive site, ...