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Beckah Shae, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter popular on Christian radio, snapped selfies with the dedication plaque outside the U.S. Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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For Some Americans, Jerusalem's Newest Pilgrimage Site Is The U.S. Embassy

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An Israeli draped in the national flag walks past an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, as Israelis marked Jerusalem Day. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israelis Have A Love-Hate Relationship With Jerusalem

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Palestinians set tires on fire, as Israeli soldiers attempt to prevent protesters from breaking through the Gaza-Israel border. The demonstration marked the 70th anniversary of Nakba, or catastrophe, a commemoration of the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the war surrounding Israel's creation. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, both senior White House advisers, arrive for the inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on March 6. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Israel Envoy: Embassy Move Is 'Preventing An Illegitimate Point' By Palestinians

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Raja Tamimi must cross the Qalandia checkpoint to commute to her job in Jerusalem's Old City. Daniel Estrin hide caption

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Palestinians In Jerusalem Struggle To Maintain A Foothold In The City They Call Home

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An American flag is designed in flowers near the entrance to the new American Embassy in Jerusalem, which is scheduled to open on Monday. It is a controversial move. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Pence touches Jerusalem's Western Wall during his visit to Judaism's holiest prayer site on Tuesday. Ronen Zvulun/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Pence (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem on Monday. The visit, initially scheduled for December before being postponed, is the final leg of a trip that has included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a U.S. military facility near the Syrian border. Ariel Schalit/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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