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.
If the goal was to create a truly democratic representative system of governance in both Iraq and Syria than the voices of the leadership of Christian and other minority communities should have been taken into account.
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.
Vegan and vegetarian restaurants have also grown in popularity. Nana Schreier of the vegan restaurant Nanuchka features food
Some say that breaking the structures created by Oslo can lead to chaos and unprecedented violence; that it is insane to even consider such an option. To those voices I say, look at where we are now?
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?