Ophel

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Ophel

(ō`fəl), hill in ancient Jerusalem. In the Bible, it was the dwelling place of Nethinim.
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Al-Quds reported that the Israeli settlement association Ir David Foundation, also known as Elad, revealed 11 new settlement projects in Jerusalem, saying the association is supported and funded by both the Israeli government and the municipality.
PICK OF THE WEEK ATTENBOROUGH AND THE GIANT ELEPHANT Tomorrow, BBC1, 9pm IR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH is taking over BBC1 tomorrow night - and that's no bad thing.
The terrorism wave in Jerusalem and the vicinity continued on Monday evening, as Arabs threw firebombs towards "Beit Ovadia," a home in the Shiloach (known as Silwan by local Arabs) neighborhood, near Ir David (City of David).
The El Ir David Foundation said the settlers were trying to take over Palestinian homes in Silwan in an effort to convert the area into the city of David.
The government-led project is sponsored by the Ir David Foundation, an organization that promotes a Jewish connection to parts of the Silwan neighborhood, including the City of David archaeological site.
bar] IR David Jason has been knighted by the Queen and hailed as a national treasure, but that didn't stop the producers of his latest comedy outing getting him into all sorts of undignified scrapes.
Doron Ben Ami and Yana Tchekhanovets and funded by the Ir David Foundation.
The construction of the plan has been partly outsourced to a Jewish settler organization al-Aad or Ir David, which is already involved in buying up Palestinian property in East Jerusalem.
At the City of David housing project in Occupied East Jerusalem, "the 11 families have settled in four houses belonging to us in the Ir David neighborhood," an official from the Elad organization told AFP , referring to a small Jewish settlement in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan.
Lida confirms his authorship of Migdal David on the title page of Ir Miklat (Dyhernfurth, 1690), which states, "[our teacher the Rav and Rabbi] David ben Aryeh Leib, author of Migdal David and Ir David that he built and planted while he was Av bet Din and Rosh Mesivta (Head of the Rabbinical Court and Yeshiva) in Mainz," and in the introduction to Ir David, homilies on the Torah, where he concludes with the supplication that he should not encounter the difficulties that befell him with "my book Migdal David," for he relied on the editors, being preoccupied with communal matters, and when he looked into it afterwards found it to be replete with nettles and omissions, beyond number.
A larger area of Jewish renewal is Ir David (the City of David), the original Biblical city of Jerusalem.
They belong to a group of Jewish settler families living in homes on the edge of the mainly Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan in an area known as Ir David, the Biblical capital of King David.