A deadly truck ramming in East Jerusalem at the weekend was "a new type of attack," said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday, adding that Israel was taking steps to prepare for similar actions in the future.
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee on Wednesday voted to approve a resolution criticized by Israel as ignoring Jewish ties to a key holy site in Jerusalem, the second such decision approved by the UN body in a month.
A Belgian prince saved Jewish children from the Nazis by hiding them in his castle during World War II. Three-quarters of a century later, the prince's descendants meet some of the survivors in an emotional gathering at the Israeli presidential residence in Jerusalem.
Christians from around the globe celebrated Easter in the Holy Land Sunday, amid tight security especially in Jerusalem's walled Old City, where celebrations were under way in the historic Christian and Armenian Quarters.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet voted Sunday in favour of erecting a section for mixed prayer for both men and women underneath the Wailing Wall, a Jewish holy site in Jerusalem, a spokesman confirmed.