The US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital is being discussed around the world.
The city is holy to people of the three Abrahamic faiths.
But at the core of the issue is an occupation that shows no sign of ending.
How do you reconcile a conflict without disrupting the right to worship for all?
Al Jazeera spoke to a historian widely known as the atlas of Palestine, Salman abu-Sitta, president of Palestinian Land Society.