Michele Chabin writes for Religion News Service and USA Today.
The day after the embassy move was the anniversary of Israel's founding—a day Palestinians call the catastrophe, when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes.
Mayor Nir Barkat has called into question whether buildings that are not houses of worship should be tax-exempt.
Susan Silverman has proposed the Anne Frank Home Sanctuary movement, calling on members of Rabbis for Human Rights to house asylum-seekers the prime minister plans to deport.
Many Jews in Israel were pleased, while other groups—including among U.S. Jews—were concerned.
HaCohen is one of only 802 Samaritans in the world.
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