Jewish worshippers cover themselves with prayer shawls as they pray in front of the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City, during the Cohen Benediction priestly blessing at the Jewish holiday of Passover. April 17, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90. 

A Jewish woman holds a prayer book as she prays in the women’s section along with masses of Jewish worshippers gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, for the Cohen Benediction priestly blessing, during the Jewish holiday of Passover. April 17, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90. 

A Jewish woman holds a prayer book as she prays in the women’s section along with masses of Jewish worshippers gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, for the Cohen Benediction priestly blessing, during the Jewish holiday of Passover. April 17, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90. 

Holy Week in JerusalemLatin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal at the Palm Sunday procession on the Mount of Olives, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City, on April 13, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash 90.

Holy Week in Jerusalem
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal at the 
Palm Sunday procession on the Mount of Olives, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City, on April 13, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash 90.

Holy Week in JerusalemEthiopian Orthodox Christians hold candles outside Deir Al-Sultan, the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Holy Week in Jerusalem
Ethiopian Orthodox Christians hold candles outside Deir Al-Sultan, the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Holy Week in Jerusalem
Ethiopian Orthodox Christians hold candles outside Deir Al-Sultan, the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Holy Week in Jerusalem
Orthodox Christian worshippers take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City during the Holy Week before Easter. April 19, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Holy Week in JerusalemOrthodox Christian worshippers take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City during the Holy Week before Easter. April 19, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Holy Week in Jerusalem
Orthodox Christian worshippers take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City during the Holy Week before Easter. April 19, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Holy Week in Jerusalem
Orthodox Christian worshippers hold crosses as they take part in a Good Friday procession on the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem’s Old City on April 18, 2014. Via Dolorosa is held to be the path that Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion. It is marked by nine of the fourteen Stations of the Cross. The last five stations are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Photos by Hadas Parush/Flash90. 

Portrait of Israeli author and Tel Aviv University Professor, Dan Laor, in his home in Jerusalem, on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Laor recently published a book about the renown Israeli poet and playwright, Natan Alterman. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash 90.

Portrait of Inbal Cohen, a female Cantor at a LIberal Orthodox synagogue in Jerusalem’s German Colony, on February 28, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash 90.

Portrait of Inbal Cohen, a female Cantor at a LIberal Orthodox synagogue in Jerusalem’s German Colony, on February 28, 2014. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash 90.