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.
Over the decades, it hosted journalists, politicians, writers and celebrities of every kind. You never knew who you were going to meet.
Police officers who were stationed at the nearby Hemed Junction, outside of Jerusalem, soon realized that a wedding was taking place in clear violation of the lockdown restrictions.
"In these days of peace, the need to preserve and build Jerusalem is growing, making it attractive for the millions of people who will soon come to visit it."
Minnie’s days are full: reading, doing 1,000-piece puzzles, Skyping with son and family, playing Scrabble, all the while grateful to her daughter and family.
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.