At least three US Embassy road signs have been put up in Jerusalem ahead of next week's opening of the mission, in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital.
The road signs went up a week before the US Embassy's opening, which will coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding.
Thousands of Jewish worshipers gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday to attend a special 'Priestly Blessing' prayer during the holiday of Passover.
People across the region joined services marking the occasion.
An Easter march takes place in Jerusalem's Old City.
A group of far-right Jewish activists gathered on Monday near Jerusalem's holiest site, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, to take part in the annual re-enactment of an ancient Passover sacrifice ceremony.
Church leaders said in a statement the municipality's move to tax commercial assets owned by the church seemed like an "attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem".
The funerals of two men shot dead in clashes with Israeli troops have been held in Gaza.
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