The Tomb of Kings archaeological site in Jerusalem, December, 2018. Emil Salman

Tomb of the Kings Battle Brews Between French and ultra-Orthodox Over Jerusalem Archaeology Site

Ultra-Orthodox demands to pray at the Tomb of the Kings – the grandest burial compound in Jerusalem – have kindled fears among the French of an Israeli land grab under their flag in East Jerusalem

In recent weeks, a small group of ultra-Orthodox Jews has been gathering alongside a locked iron gate on Nablus Road in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. They pray and protest alongside the...

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