Jerusalem is one of the oldest and most contested cities in the world. It is located on a mountainous plateau between the Mediterranean and Dead Sea.
This ancient city is revered as a sacred place by Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike. It plays a central role for all three monotheistic religions and is home to various pilgrimage sites, including the Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock, and the Wailing Wall. Both Israelis and Palestinians claim this ancient city as their capital. This is a collection of DW's content on Jerusalem.
Speaking at Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, German President Steinmeier said his country should be judged by its commitment to fighting anti-Semitism. The evils of the Nazi era continue to exist today, he added.
It is the Hannuka season in Israel, where bakeries are featuring sweet, colorful treats known as suganiyot. These days the variety is extraordinary, and some bakeries are attracting tourists to witness this year's crop. The filled donuts will disappear again after the holidays.