In Jerusalem's Holiest Site, These Modern Pilgrims Are Playing With Fire

Despite religious edicts forbidding Jewish prayer, the status quo appears to be under threat at the Jerusalem holy site that’s sacred to both Muslims and Jews – and historically is at the heart of regional sectarian violence

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Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

There’s a place in the heart of Jerusalem, perhaps the most divided and polarized city in the world, where you can find peace and solitude. Where you can sit with your thoughts at the end of a dusty path, in the shade of ancient olive trees for a short while, without disturbance. Far from the hating crowd.



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