But when did Christians start traveling to places in Israel associated with events described in the Bible for religious reasons?
In contrast to the American political arena, Palestinian politics have always been about identity politics: Palestine is for Palestinians and we are here, whatever that means.
Living under threat, the Yemenite community in Silwan were evacuated for safety concerns by the Jewish National Committee, and by 1945, no Jews remained in Silwan.
A tale of one city.
While in Israel this past week, the US representatives attended the opening of the new archaeological site "Pilgrimage Road" in the City of David as well as a forum focusing on US-Israel relations.
Jordan also condemns opening of "Pilgrimage Road."