'It is time for the U.S. to stand with Israel and suspend our ties with UNESCO,' Rubio and other U.S. lawmakers write in letter.
Jerusalem Old City
Over 3,000 Jews frequented the holy site during October holiday period, including a group of soldiers; though Palestinian social media is ablaze, no altercations have been reported.
State antiquities agency hopes disclosures will quell competing claims about work carried out at the holy site.
With the Muslim and Jewish holidays now over, the stage may be set to let Jewish legislators back on the site – if they keep a low profile.
The Domari Gypsies of East Jerusalem have struggled for many generations to overcome poverty, government indifference and prejudice. Now, a determined woman, Amoun Sleem, is trying to lead a quiet revolution.
A controversial virtual-reality tour showing the Temple before its destruction is dazzling. But that doesn’t mean the producers want it rebuilt.
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York exhibits testimony of Middle Age Jerusalem’s rich aesthetic imprint and attachment to Jews, Muslims and Christians.
An archaeological dig has revealed Roman ammunition that is thought have been used to help break through a protective city wall prior to the destruction of the Second Temple.
This Day in Jewish History 1009: The 'Mad Caliph' Destroys Jewish, Christian Sites in Fatimid Empire
Wanting to convert the empire to Islam, Abu Ali-Mansur found the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to be a particular irritant.