A 9-year-old boy's request to have Israel listed as the place of birth on his U.S. passport was supported by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.
It was a heart-wrenching memorial for victims of the Toulouse killings. The fact that three of them were just young children, shot in cold blood, added to the feelings of loss and despair.
Israeli soldiers and several dozen Palestinians clashed in Jerusalem Saturday, exchanging volleys of rocks, tear gas, fire bombs, and rubber bullets, according to eyewitnesses and the Israeli military.
Israeli authorities temporarily blocked Jews and foreign tourists from entering some of Jerusalem's most visited holy sites Sunday after leaflets called for causing disturbances there, police said.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted on Thursday for seeking bribes in three controversial real estate projects, among them the highly-disputed Holyland housing project in Jerusalem.
Women in Jerusalem fight against what they say is a creeping form of gender segregation. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
A boy's request to have "Israel" listed as his place of birth was addressed by the Supreme Court. Kate Boulden reports.
A 9-year-old boy's request to have "Israel" listed as the place of birth on his U.S. passport was met with wariness by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.
He is a 9-year-old boy without a country. Menachem Zivotofsky is a U.S. citizen, born in Jerusalem.
Violence erupted in the West Bank on Friday as several dozen Palestinian youths hurled rocks and bottles at Israeli security forces near Jerusalem and a man died during clashes near Nablus.
Israel's Antiquities Authority announced Monday that a rare Roman sword in its leather scabbard which belonged to a Roman soldier and an engraving of a Menorah on a piece of stone dating from 66 CE were found in recent days in the 2000 year old drainage system in Jerusalem which ran between the City of David and the Jerusalem Archaeological Garden.
A Jerusalem municipality planning committee approved a plan to build 942 housing units in Gilo, a disputed neighborhood in Jerusalem, just before Israeli President Shimon Peres was to meet with President Barack Obama in Washington.
CNN's Kevin Flower reports on a bombing that's raising concerns about new Middle East tensions.
Eleven rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza on Thursday, a day after a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem killed a woman and wounded more than 50 other people, the Israel Defense Forces said.
CNN Jerusalem bureau chief Kevin Flower reports on Wednesday's explosion near Jerusalem's central bus station.
A woman was killed and more than 50 other people were wounded in a blast near Jerusalem's central bus station, as the evening rush hour began Wednesday, authorities said.
A small pipe bomb, hidden in a garbage bag, exploded Sunday morning -- injuring one person moderately, police in Jerusalem said.
A Jerusalem committee on Monday approved the construction of housing units in the predominantly Palestinian neighborhood Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem. If the construction were to take place, some Palestinian families would be evicted.
It's being called a Palestinian WikiLeaks: a dump of 1,600 Palestinian Authority documents to Al-Jazeera and the British newspaper The Guardian.
Israeli officials could approve plans for building more than a thousand houses in a disputed neighborhood of Jerusalem, a city councilman said Sunday.
The demolition of a hotel in East Jerusalem that has stoked tensions in the Middle East was a private matter, and the state of Israel was not involved in the decision, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.
Two staff members of the British Consulate-General in Jerusalem arrested in connection with an alleged plan to fire a rocket into a Jerusalem stadium have been charged with acquiring and trading weaponry and other weapons-related offenses, the Israeli security agency said.
Israeli authorities arrested last month two local staff members of the British Consulate-General in Jerusalem in connection with an alleged plan to fire a rocket into a Jerusalem stadium during a soccer game, a British Foreign Office spokesman said Monday.
Five members of Hamas were charged Sunday with planning to fire a rocket into a Jerusalem stadium during a soccer game, Israeli police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld said.
Israeli archaeologists have discovered an ancient Roman bathhouse that was probably used by the soldiers who destroyed the Second Temple in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Monday.
President Barack Obama's disappointment over Israel's plans for new housing in east Jerusalem has drawn criticism from the prime minister's office and the country's settler council.
A global economic development agency plans to hold its biannual tourism conference in Jerusalem this week, a move that is welcomed by Israel and slammed by the Palestinians.
CNN followed Jerusalem's two best football teams - one Palestinian, the other Jewish - as they played on either side of the wall.
CNN's Paula Hancocks visits a soup kitchen in Jerusalem's Old City which has been feeding families for 450 years.
At one o'clock on the dot, dozens of children burst through the door of Khasiki Sultan soup kitchen, clutching their pots and pans.
Israeli troops Sunday began dismantling a concrete barrier built to protect a disputed Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem from Palestinian sniper fire, citing improvements in security since its 2001 construction.
A look at the first day of Ramadan in Jerusalem.
Israel will deploy 3,000 police officers in and around Jerusalem to prevent any outbreak of violence as Muslims gather for the first Friday prayers for the holy month of Ramadan, police said.
A 100-year-old Turkish hand grenade was found recently during conservation measures near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City wall, the Israel Antiquities Authority said on Wednesday.
Clashes erupt as extreme right-wing Israelis protest in an Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Local politics could once again throw U.S.-Israeli relations into turmoil and complicate efforts to restart peace talks.
Leave it to "The Simpsons" to kick off Holy Week with a zinger.
Israel's deputy prime minister tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that settlements can't be built anytime soon.
Palestinians hurled rocks and burned tires in several neighborhoods in East Jerusalem Tuesday to protest the reopening of a landmark synagogue after more than 60 years.
In an Arabic neighborhood of East Jerusalem, Palestinians protest the reopening of a landmark synagogue.
Tensions around Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque break out into clashes. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
Dozens of people were injured during clashes Friday between Israeli police and Palestinian youths in east Jerusalem at one of the city's holiest sites.
Archaeologists working under the direction of the Israeli Antiquities Authority have uncovered a 1500-year-old road running through the center of Jerusalem's Old City.
Archaeologists working under the direction of the Israeli Antiquities Authority have uncovered a 1,500-year-old road running through the center of Jerusalem's Old City.
In 1954, Mahmmoud Hujaij was born with the help of a midwife in a small East Jerusalem house.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the Israeli law that strips Palestinians of their right to live in Jerusalem.
It's a subject seldom addressed publicly in the Palestinian territories, but for the first time, a report is lifting the veil on the taboo topic of female trafficking and forced prostitution -- and calling for action to stop it.
The Israeli government reacted strongly Tuesday to a report that the European Union is planning on officially calling for the division of Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israelis.
Israeli government ministers Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a temporary freeze on settlement construction in the West Bank in an effort to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.
Israel approved a construction plan Tuesday for hundreds of houses in a disputed neighborhood on Jerusalem's southern outskirts, quickly prompting criticism from Washington.
Palestinians and Israeli police engaged in a standoff for more than five hours at Jerusalem's holiest site Sunday, with police storming the site twice.
Police were out in force at one of Jerusalem's holiest sites Monday, one day after 150 Palestinians rioted there.
Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police in east Jerusalem stretched into Sunday evening after a visit by a Jewish group to one of the city's holiest sites.
An archaeological dig in Jerusalem has turned up a 3,700-year-old wall that is the largest and oldest of its kind found in the region, experts say.
Excavators in Jerusalem discover massive parts of ancient wall which dates back 3,700 years. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
Jerusalem authorities said Friday they hoped a court ruling would end three nights of protests by Israel's ultra-Orthodox community.
Pope Benedict XVI visited Jerusalem's holiest sites Tuesday, touring areas sacred to Muslims, Jews and Christians and stressing the common threads of the three faiths.
Thousands of Palestinians are facing a housing crisis because of inadequate urban planning by Israeli officials who run the east Jerusalem region, a U.N. report shows.
In Focus -- Israeli Real Estate
After a group of Israeli farmers sought last year to expand their property in the hills near Jerusalem, they discovered an archeological gem beneath the dirt.
Pope Benedict XVI will not visit Israel's Holocaust museum when he makes his first trip to the region as pope in May, though he will visit a memorial that is part of the site, his ambassador to Israel said Tuesday.
Very few people who attended the performance of the World Orchestra for Peace in Jerusalem this October would have noticed she was there. But there she was, a petite woman with long brown hair, sitting in the middle of the audience on "nervous autopilot."
Secular high-tech investor Nir Barkat has defeated ultra-orthodox contender Rabbi Meir Porush in Jerusalem's mayoral race, according to election results released Wednesday.
Secular high-tech investor Nir Barkat was ahead of ultra-Orthodox contender Rabbi Meir Porush in Tuesday's election for Jerusalem mayor, according to exit polls.
Pages from an Israeli astronaut's diary that survived the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia and a 37-mile fall to earth are going on display this weekend for the first time in Jerusalem
A former Iranian president warned the West on Friday that its support for Israel would backfire
A car plows into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem, injuring more than a dozen people.
Fifteen people -- mostly Israeli soldiers -- were injured at an intersection in Jerusalem Monday night when a driver plowed his car into a group of people, Jerusalem police told CNN.
A Palestinian man went on a rampage Tuesday in downtown Jerusalem, ramming a construction vehicle into cars and buses before he was shot and killed near the hotel where Sen. Barack Obama is scheduled to stay Tuesday night.
In Jerusalem, emergency personnel arrive on scene after a man used heavy equipment to mow down cars.
Israel should cut off outlying Arab neighborhoods from Jerusalem, Israel's vice premier proposed Thursday, the day after a man drove a bulldozer in a deadly rampage
Authorities are trying to determine whether the killer was a lone madman or part of a new terror campaign
Israeli authorities are investigating why a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem rammed his bulldozer into several cars and buses Wednesday, killing three people before Israeli police shot him dead.
An Israeli police spokesman describes what happened when a man drove a bulldozer into a Jerusalem street.
A Palestinian man plowed an enormous construction vehicle into cars, buses and pedestrians on a busy street Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding at least 45 before he was shot dead by an off-duty soldier
A conservative resolution in Jerusalem and a court decision in Virginia suggest that that the U.S. may be a key battlefield
A ship's sail, a crooked nail, or a giant headache -- the people of Jerusalem can't agree about how best to describe the newest landmark their ancient city inaugurated Wednesday
One of the most important Dead Sea scrolls is going on display in Jerusalem this week -- more than four decades after it was last seen by the public
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem Wednesday.
An attack on religious seminary in Jerusalem by a lone gunman kills eight. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
The massacre in the nationalist yeshiva revives the goals of the settlers and raises the specter of Hamas' old terror tactics
A massacre at a birthplace of Jewish religious nationalism threatens to further inflame the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Two gunmen infiltrated a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem and opened fire in a dining hall Thursday night, killing at least seven people, police and rescue workers said
A new Monopoly game sparks controversy over Jerusalem's status. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
Monopoly, the world's best-selling board game, is going global. A simple idea, substituting the iconic properties of the original game with hallmark cities of the world.
Eight people were wounded when a man grabbed a security guard's gun and opened fire in Jerusalem's Old City Friday, according to police and ambulance service officials.
Shimshon Cahaner was among the first Israeli soldiers to storm into the Old City of Jerusalem 40 years ago. He remembers that historic day as if it were yesterday -- the thrill he and other Israeli troops got when they raced through Lions' Gate at the eastern edge of the Old City.
An Israeli-Arab legislator Friday helped negotiate an end to a standoff between Palestinians and police at a disputed Jerusalem holy site.
Israel is a different place than it was six months ago.
Two armed Palestinians infiltrated an Israeli military outpost near the Jewish settlement of Morag in southern Gaza on Thursday morning, killing three Israeli soldiers and wounding another, according to Israeli military sources.
A female suicide bomber set off a blast Wednesday in Jerusalem, killing two border policemen who tried to stop her, police and emergency services said.
An explosion at a checkpoint north of Jerusalem killed two Palestinians Wednesday and wounded another seven, medical officials said.
For me, the turning point came on March 21, 1997. At 1:45 p.m. that Friday, a 28-year-old Palestinian walked into a packed Tel Aviv restaurant called Cafe Apropo. He tried to get a seat inside but ...
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