bbc.com – Tensions are high following the deadly synagogue attack Continue reading the main story Israel and the Palestinians Latest updates Simmering city War within a war Quest for statehood Tension has been rising in Jerusalem since the summer. And in Jerusalem, tension, coupled with the absence of any light on the political horizon, tends to escalate into violence. It has been fed by the fact that once more the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has been left to fester.

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