The proposed project may be good for tourism, but it brings dangers.
Jay Rubinstein places himself in the apocalyptic mindset of authors like Joachim of Fiore.
Pediatric oncologist Elisha Waldman explores a city's complexities as he reflects on his patients' spiritual needs.
When Jews, Christians, and Muslims gather to celebrate arts and culture, the dividing walls crumble.
How can I help reform Islam? I can’t even make it to prayers.
There is a sharp contrast between West Jerusalem and mostly Arab East Jerusalem. Along this political and economic divide, violence has erupted.
A few years ago, while wandering through the Old City of Jerusalem, I stumbled upon a spray-painted sign on the side of a small factory building. It called out in English: “We need peace.” It seemed to me like a modern-day cry of “hosanna” coming from the people of Jerusalem.
There's a broad consensus that peace between the Israelis and Palestinians depends on a two-state solution. So why doesn't it happen?
Surely there are ten or 12 people a day who would sign up for a Jerusalem tour designed to deepen their questions instead of answering them.