A governor in Turkey waved a sword during a speech declaring that his country's forces would soon take the Holy City.
Stand for Israel Blog - Jerusalem
In the months since Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, the number of Jews who have visited the holiest site in Judaism has increased by at least 47%.
American officials are planning to open the new embassy in the Holy City in May to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's Independence.
The Israeli military is working to improve coordination and communication in order to fight terrorism in the Holy City and in the Holy Land.
Vice President Mike Pence spent his last moments in Israel praying at the Western Wall, a time he said was a great honor.