The Battle to Save the Biblical Landscape of Jerusalem's Ein Karem

Ein Karem, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Jerusalem, is an Israeli landmark, a beautiful valley and a spring sacred to Christians. No wonder developers have set their sights on this magical place.

Winter was kind to the Ein Karem valley on the outskirts of Jerusalem: hundreds of almond trees blossomed brilliantly and the green is still lush. But this...