Jerusalem

  • Relics

    Relics

    The Old City of Jerusalem is divided into quarters: Arab, Jewish, Armenian and Christian. The area's most holy places for Arabs and Jews border each other: the Dome of the Rock and the Wailing Wall.

  • The Dome of the Rock

    The Dome of the Rock

    The Dome of the Rock is the third holiest site in Islam.It is located in the Arab Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.

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    A tourist kiosk in the Jewish quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.

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    Boutiques offer new Western style clothing but much of the Palestinian population remains with a more traditional look.

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  • The road goes one way

    The road goes one way

    Hasidic Jews pass through the Arab Quarter. Palestinians are not allowed to enter the Jewish Quarter.

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    A Palestinian woman and Israeli soldiers outside the Arab Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.

  • Economy knows no bounds

    Economy knows no bounds

    A Palestinian man and an Israeli police officer have a transaction.

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    A Palestinian woman and a Palestinian cab driver are questioned by Israeli soldiers outside the Arab Quarter.

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    Palestinian men play backgammon while Israeli police pass by.

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    Armed Israeli police officers and soldiers patrol the Arab quarter and watch over the Palestinian population.

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    A corridor leading to the Dome of the Rock.

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