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Mea Shearim

Fabled Jerusalem: Steeped in History, Politics, and Religion

Rick Steves | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Before Columbus and the illustrious class of 1500, many maps of the world showed Jerusalem as the center of the world. Jerusalem -- holy, treasured, a...

Resentment Mounting Towards Ultra-Orthodox Jews Exempted From Israeli Military

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 09.06.2012 | Religion

JERUSALEM — Deep in the heart of Mea Shearim, a Jerusalem bastion of hardline ultra-Orthodox Jews, hundreds of bearded young men in black suits ...

Israel Diary: Dispatch From The Holy Land

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rachel Sklar

I write this from balmy and bustling Tel Aviv, where I landed last Thursday morning, marking my first-ever visit to Israel.