Palestinians walk next to a newly erected temporary concrete wall, that measures around 10 meters, in Jerusalem October 19, 2015. Israel has deployed troops in and around Jerusalem and erected roadblocks in Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem to try and stop the most serious outbreak of Palestinian street attacks since an uprising in 2000-2005. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Violence tears Jerusalem’s Jewish and Arab neighbors

JERUSALEM — For many Palestinians “the last source of hope is religion,” said a Palestinian journalist. “And when that was tampered with by Israeli right-wing ministers calling for the destruction of Al-Aqsa and the building of the Jewish temple in its place, the people’s patience burst.”

Temple Mount in Israel.

Supreme Court: US passports must say ‘Jerusalem,’ not ‘Israel’

WASHINGTON — The status of Jerusalem has been at the top of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ever since Israel was recognized in 1948. The official U.S. policy is spelled out in a State Department manual: “For a person born in Jerusalem, write JERUSALEM as the place of birth in the passport. Do not write Israel, Jordan or West Bank.”