Former US President Bill Clinton (C), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (L), and Knesset chairman Yuli Edelstein (R) stand next to the coffin of Shimon Peres during a memorial ceremony held for the public at the Knesset in Jerusalem, Israel Credit: Abir Sultan/EPA
Former US President Bill Clinton pays his respects to Shimon Peres as the former Israeli president’s coffin lies in state on Thursday at the Knesset in Jerusalem.
Orthodox Christian nuns take part in an annual procession along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem’s Old City, during which an icon of the Virgin Mary is carried from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to a church at the foot of the Mount of Olives, the location believed by Christians to be that of the tomb of the Virgin Mary
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men take part in the funeral ceremony of Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Chadash, head of the “Or Alhanan” Jewish Seminary, in Jerusalem
Masked Palestinians gather during clashes with Israeli police during the holy month of Ramadan near The Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City
Palestinian passes through an opening in the Israeli barrier fence as he attempts to make his way to attend the third Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, near Bethlehem
Palestinians are checked by guards at the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint as Muslim worshippers make their way to attend the second Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem
Orthodox Christian worshippers hold crosses before a procession along the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday during Holy Week in Jerusalem’s Old City
Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III leads the Washing of the Feet ceremony in front of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City
Ultra-Orthodox Jews burn leaven in the Mea Shearim neighbourhood of Jerusalem, ahead of the Jewish holiday of Passover
A relative looks at the demolished house of Palestinian Bahaa Mohammed Halil Allyan in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Jabel Mukaber on Monday
Palestinian protester tries to hammer a hole through the Israeli barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem, as others wave Palestinian flags during clashes with Israeli troops.
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Ultra orthodox relatives and friends attend the funeral of Isheayahu Krishevsky on Tuesday in Jerusalem, Israel. Krishevsky was stabbed to death by a Palestinian man earlier in the day
Turkish tourists are seen trying to take shelter during clashes between Palestinians protesters and Israeli police near the entrance of al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Monday
Ultra-Orthodox Jews check palm fronds to determine if they are ritually acceptable as one of the four items used as a symbol on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem, Thursday
Israelis walk in the middle of an empty street during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, in Jerusalem, Wednesday. Yom Kippur, or ‘Day of Atonement,’ is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jews atone for the sins of the past year and the nation comes to almost a complete standstill
Palestinian women from the so-called Murrabit group raise copies of the Koran, Islam’s holy book, and shout slogans in front of Israeli security forces during a protest against Jewish groups visiting the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Tuesday
Palestinain women shout “Allahu Akbar” (God is the great) as Israeli security forces escort Jewish worshippers coming from the Western Wall, Judaism holiest site, crossing through the Muslim quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday during scuffles between Palestinian Muslims and Israeli security forces
Israeli police arrest an Ultra-Orthodox Jews that came to protest at a construction site in downtown Jerusalem, Israel, on Monday. Some Ultra-Orthodox Jews protested against the construction of new housing units, believing they would be built at the site of ancient Jewish graves
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Muslim worshipers, guarded by Israeli police, pray on the streets of the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in east Jerusalem, following restrictions by Israeli police to only allow men above 50-year-old to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Palestinian Sanaa Abu Jaudi, from the West Bank city of Jenin, takes a selfie photo with friends in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, during the holy month of Ramadan