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Archaeologists excavating in northern Israel believe they may have discovered the biblical city of Bethsaida, the hometown of three of Jesus’ apostles on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.
I grew up in the Middle East and keenly observed Mideast politics. The U.S. always contrasted with some of the area's unsavory regimes. Yet now, some unsettling parallels have emerged.
Two Palestinians were killed in in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to Israeli media, and 190 people were injured.
The Jerusalem landmark is the centerpiece of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, looming large in rival national and religious narratives.