A day after Jordan recalled its ambassador over Israel's handling of clashes at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque, Israel's prime minister called King Abdullah. But Netanyahu's diplomatic options are limited.
With the Jewish fast day of Yom Kippur coinciding with the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, officials in the mixed Jewish-Arab Israeli city of Acre are preaching tolerance to prevent the violence that marred the holiday six years ago.
Since the abduction of three Israeli teens, Israel has arrested about 350 Palestinians, conducted sweeps of 1,800 locales, and raided 64 Islamic charities with suspected links to Hamas. Concerns are growing about resulting Palestinian unrest.