Jerusalem

British tourist killed in Jerusalem bus stop bomb

By Jennifer Lipman, March 24, 2011

The woman killed in yesterday’s explosion near the central bus station in Jerusalem was a British tourist.

Police said Mary Jean Gardner, 59, was not carrying any identification when the bomb exploded in the early afternoon, as schools were breaking up for the day. It had been left in a bag beside a stop along the 74 bus route.

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Jersualem mayor: Life must go on after bomb

By Jennifer Lipman, March 23, 2011

The mayor of Jerusalem has called on those living in the city to return to normal life “as quickly as possible” rather than give in to terrorists and live in fear.

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Rescue workers: Pregnant women among Jerusalem blast victims

By Jennifer Lipman and Jessica Elgot, March 23, 2011

Israeli emergency workers have spoken of treating injured pregnant women and seeing pools of blood at the scene of the bomb near Jerusalem’s central bus station today.

Yonatan Yogadovsky, director of the Magen David Adom (MDA) international department , said ambulances were on the scene immediately to tend to the wounded, estimated to include more than 30 civilians.

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Bomb terror near the Jerusalem bus station

By Jennifer Lipman, March 23, 2011

Scenes earlier today following the blast near Jerusalem's central bus station, in which one person was killed and dozens more injured.

Photos: ZAKA, United Hatzolah, Magen David Afom, Israel MFA

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Woman dead, 30 wounded in Jerusalem bus station bomb

By Jennifer Lipman, March 23, 2011

A woman was killed and up to 30 civilians were injured, including at least four severely, when a bomb exploded near the Jerusalem bus station at lunchtime today.

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Explosion near bus station in Jerusalem

By Jessica Elgot, March 23, 2011

Early reports suggest that 25 people have been injured, three seriously after a bomb exploded in central Jerusalem. Al Jihad al Islami (Islamic Jihad) have reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Tweet your way from Passover to Easter

By Jennifer Lipman, March 9, 2011

Posting messages on Twitter throughout the meal might not make for the most relaxing family Seder, but a new scheme wants users of the social networking site to Tweet the Easter story staring with Pesach in Jerusalem.

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Netanyahu to Chilean miners: welcome, come back for the barmitzvah

By Jennifer Lipman, March 3, 2011

Benjamin Netanyahu has praised the Chilean miners for their “strength and faith” during their time trapped below the desert as they came to the end of a week - long trip around Israel.

The Israeli Prime Minister also invited the South Americans back in 13 years' time to mark the “barmitzvah” of one of the miners’ sons, who earlier this week was baptised in the Jordan River.

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Peace move by father of stab victim

By Ben Lynfield, March 3, 2011

The father of a young man killed in one of the most egregious incidents of anti-Arab racial violence in recent years is reaching out to Israeli Jews and calling for a joint Jewish-Arab campaign against racism.

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If I forget you: A tribute to Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, March 3, 2011
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A musical tribute to Israel, sung by Shimon Craimer, with photographs by British-born snapper David Katz

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