In Jerusalem, the restaurants are half empty because of recent violence between Arabs and Jews. But inside those restaurants, Israelis and Palestinians work side-by-side and lead deeply intertwined lives. Some even call each other "brother."
If at first you don't succeed, try try again. Israeli artist Eliezer Sonnenschein made a name for himself by continually sneaking into the Tel Aviv Museum to hang his artwork until he finally got noticed by the curator.
Victoria Hanna, a longtime fixture of the small indie Jewish spiritual music scene, released her first single this month. It's just a riff on a Hebrew alphabet song, but the video became an Internet hit.
Best-selling author and adventurer Bruce Feiler takes an epic journey traveling with contemporary pilgrims on six historic pilgrimages and explores how these sacred landscapes and revitalized routes are reshaping faith.
US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has postponed a visit to Israel amid a continuing quarrel over Israel's decision to build more Jewish homes in East Jerusalem. Tension remains high. The World's Matthew Bell chronicles the story.
Emotions have been running high in Jerusalem over the al-Aqsa mosque, Islam's third holiest site, which sits on the Haram al-Sharif or Temple Mount, next to the Jewish Western Wall, in Jerusalem's heavily contested walled Old City. Daniel Estrin reports.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dismissed the idea that US-Israeli relations are in crisis amid a quarrel over Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem. But what's been the reaction in the Arab world? The World's Jason Margolis has more.
Today's Global Hit; the song that is most connected with Jerusalem Day and the city it celebrates. The song is called 'Yerushalaim Shel Zahav' or 'Jerusalem of Gold.' The song is not without its controversies. Tablet Magazine's Liel Leibovitz explains.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders hold further talks in Jerusalem, after discussing core issues behind the conflict at meetings in Egypt. Negotiations began in Washington two weeks ago, after a 20-month gap. Lisa Mullins gets an update from Matthew Bell.
The self-imposed moratorium on construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is set to end on Sunday. The president of the Palestinian Authority says he'll quit the peace talks if the freeze ends, Israel says it won't extend it. Matthew Bell reports.
In a country that reveres its great writers, Israeli novelist David Grossman stands out. The World's Matthew Bell met with Grossman at his home outside of Jerusalem to talk about his latest novel, 'To the End of the Land.'