Worshipers gathered in Jerusalem's Old City to mark the Jewish fasting day, mourning the destruction of the First and Second Temples.
Stand for Israel Blog - Jerusalem
The 15,000 men and women who serve the Holy City do everything from helping at schools to responding to terrorist bombings.
The United Nations' cultural organization has called on Israel to stop all archaeological and restoration work in the Old City, ignoring Jewish ties to the Temple Mount.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is set to vote on a draft that challenges the Jewish people's ties to Jerusalem.