Near the Erez crossing between the northern Gaza Strip and Israel, freed Palestinian prisoner Ahmad Sabah (right) and Palestinian Fadi al-Azazmeh protest on May 4 to demand the right to return to their homes in the West Bank. Both men were deported in April from the West Bank to Gaza. The two deportations appeared to have been carried out as part of a new Israeli military policy. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing traditional fur hats, attend a religious wedding celebration in the heart of Jerusalem in 2009. The hats, known as shtreimel or spodik, could still be worn under a proposed bill to ban fur in Israel, but the ultra-Orthodox community fears the legislation poses a threat to its religious identity. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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