5 Killed in Attack on Jerusalem Synagogue

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Five Israelis are dead after an attack Tuesday by two Palestinians in a West Jerusalem synagogue. Three of the victims were Israeli-U.S. nationals. Tensions have risen in recent weeks over access to the ancient site of al-Haram al-Sharif, or Temple Mount, within the walls of the Old City.


Nick Schifrin, Middle Eastern correspondent for Al Jazeera America

Paul Danahar, Washington bureau chief for the BBC, former Middle East bureau chief based in Jerusalem and author of "The New Middle East: The World After the Arab Spring"