Nir Barkat took action in East Jerusalem, but mostly to benefit Jewish settlers ■ He made the city more secular friendly, but sparked a crisis with the church ■ The politician in him often triumphed over the mayor
Jerusalem Old City
Analysis For Jerusalem Police, a Palestinian Who Doesn't Prevent a 34-second Stabbing Attack Is a Criminal
To expect someone to intervene and risk being mistaken for the terrorist is a cruel demand, but the police still want bystanders indicted for the latest fatal attack
Those arrested, residents and market vendors between ages 15-67, brought in for questioning on a charge of failing to prevent a crime
Assailant, a 28-year-old resident of the West Bank village of Aqraba, killed at scene ■ Man in his 30s stabbed in upper body, taken to hospital
Victim identified as Adiel Coleman, married father of four children from West Bank settlement ■ Palestinian assailant shot and killed at scene
In 2017, 3.6 million tourists visited Israel, a 25 percent increase on 2016. But the boom is proving a headache at popular sites like Jerusalem’s Old City and the Sea of Galilee
How did a dispute about taxation lead Christian leaders in Jerusalem to shutter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and cries of 'persecution', when even Pope Francis agrees church properties should pay their dues?
Critics of the idea say it's a tourist trap that turns Jerusalem into 'a cheap amusement park with attractions like in Disneyland'
Christians from as far away as the Philippines and Cameroon waited outside the church on Monday, hoping for a miraculous resolution to the dispute between three denominations and Israel
Church leaders in the city, protesting tax payments and a bill to expropriate church properties, explain that they were forced to 'use what they have' to pressure the government