Difficulties of Development in Jerusalem

The millennia-old city is deeply dividedbut growing fast. Developers face an enormous task to accommodate the conflicting groups

Jerusalem, a millennia-old city sacred to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, is also a growing metropolis and the capital of a modern country. But its population of 720,000, two-thirds Jewish and one-third Palestinian, is deeply divided religiously and politically. Development must accommodate these groups’ conflicting needs—and ubiquitous archaeological remains.

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