In May, the U.S. renamed a consular building in Jerusalem as its embassy to Israel, a formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The move was controversial — Palestinians also have claims in the city — but the embassy has become a magnet for American visitors who believe it reflects biblical prophecy.

In May, the U.S. renamed a consular building in Jerusalem as its embassy to Israel, a formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The move was controversial — Palestinians also have claims in the city — but the embassy has become a magnet for American visitors who believe it reflects biblical prophecy.