Apocalypse Soonest

Muslim and Jewish extremists who yearn for the End of Days may get their wish—but not as they envision it

Tensions High at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

After Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting of right-wing rabbi

Right-Wing Activist Shot in Jerusalem

Rabbi Yehuda Glick seriously wounded in reported assassination attempt

Kerry Says Peace is Close; Seinfeld Loves Zabar’s

Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more

The Importance of Cubits and Shewbread and Everything That Makes Your Eyes Glaze Over

In their faith, Talmudic rabbis kept contradictory thoughts, believing in both the reality of miracles and their unreliability

Police Detain 13 Jewish Men at Temple Mount

Holy site closed to visitors after authorities stop men from praying, singing

The Fight for Prayer at the Temple Mount Intensifies

Israeli lawmakers push for access to the holy site

Sundown: Arrests on Jerusalem Day

Plus Jordan summons Israeli envoy, Claims Conference verdicts, and more

The Women’s Wall

In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions

Daybreak: Temple Mount Mob Turns Violent

Plus the German Cabinet sets date to discuss circumcision amendment

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