His address comes two days after 15 Palestinians were gunned down on the Israeli-Gaza border.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, is temporarily closed.
The stand-off at the holy site has provoked some of the worst bloodshed in Jerusalem for years.
Envision a peaceful Middle East, where instead of fear and disorder, there is thriving commerce, resulting in prosperity and jobs. Picture Jerusalem -- a city that holds immense spiritual significance for Christians, Jews, and Muslims -- flourishing.
A new book of Christian sacred sites offers "inspiring models of cohabitation," say the authors.
In the evening, "the shuk" becomes a popular hangout spot with restaurants, bars, and live music. Have dinner at the namesake
Each week we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. This week, we take in the sights, sounds, and experiences
The world has changed. The question is -- has that really impacted the way we do business, engage in politics, share our faith, offer assistance, create educational programs, and more?
Just over 250 miles long and 70 miles wide at its widest point (9 miles wide at narrowest), Israel can be covered in a matter of hours. But, you'll want to stay for days -- as many as possible -- because every inch of this country is imbued with meaning.
One Sunday morning last spring I sat in that field. Sunday -- a day of Sabbath and rest and time set aside to meet in fellowship and community with the body of Christ and with our Creator. It is such an incredible privilege to work and spend time in that holy place.
If we can move away from what's causing the strife (mainly politics and religion) and, without disrespecting either, discuss the psycho-spiritual process by which any one or group of human beings can create wealth, health and fulfillment then there is hope.
International pop star Justin Timberlake made a holy detour before his concert in Tel Aviv on May 28, posing for a picture
How Pope Francis' Pilgrimage To The Holy Land Could Be A Turning Point In Christian-Muslim Relations
Yet as a Muslim living in the West Bank, Barghouti is paying close attention to what the world's most prominent Christian
Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post. "I am sad to think that maybe the time will come in which Christianity