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.
Twelve photographers were asked to participate in a long-term project, with the aim of exploring Israel from a personal view via their camera. Their photographs and videos are now on show at the Jewish Museum in Berlin.
The US is closing its consulate in Jerusalem, with a Palestinian affairs unit in the embassy to take its place. One Palestinian official described the move as the "final nail in the coffin" for US peacemaking efforts.