Open City Woes
Religious and ethnic grievances have long divided Jerusalem. Israel's decision to pushed ahead with the building of Jewish settlements outside the city has only made matters worse. Meanwhile, in the heart of the Old City, city officials must try to provide services for hundreds of thousands of residents, including the Palestinians and ultra-conservative Jews who refuse to acknowledge its authority. But the city government refuses to give up on the holiest city in the world.
- Wednesday, 26 June 2013