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Tensions erupt between Jerusalem Jews

Tensions erupt between Jerusalem Jews

A decision to open a municipal car park in Jerusalem on Saturdays, the Sabbath, has caused an outcry from Ultra-Orthodox Jews who say it is an act of desecration.

Secular Jews and entrepreneurs say the conservatives are stifling the city’s businesses.

Al Jazeera’s Jacky Rowland reports from Jerusalem.

Artifact pulls Muslims and Jews apart

An excavated stone in East Jerusalem has become the subject of a dispute between Jewish and Muslim authorities in Israel.

With both sides claiming the stone is part of their respective heritage, neither party is willing to budge.

Zeina Awad has more.