Ancient city traditionally believed to have been founded by King David. Capital city of Israel, although not internationally recognized. West Jerusalem mainly Jewish, East Jerusalem, captured by Israel in 1967 is mainly Arab. Home to Western Wall, holiest site in Judaism. City holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Population of 800,000.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society
What has been going on in Israel's capital this week?
The construction project for more than 5,000 housing units on the slope of the Reches Lavan illustrates the issue more than any other case.
Yaakov Israel began documenting the less-than-palatial edifices in his home patch back when he was a student at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
The capital's sanitation workers have been working to clean the streets of the city from various form of dirt to trash piles and abandoned cars.
Earlier, the head of Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya, said he would not accept any more coronavirus patients because of overcrowding in the coronavirus wards and intensive care units.
“It is precisely during these difficult times, more than ever, that Jerusalem must build itself for the new world after the economic and social crisis caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic."
The prime minister has said that it was his right to replace Berger when he assumed the communications portfolio.
The Great Synagogue will be closed for the first time since prayers began there in 1958.
"Sport is global language endowed with tolerance and peace between countries and peoples."