Temple-Mount-View-Getty-620x412The Temple Mount has been the focus of a surge in deadly violence in recent weeks, with Israelis and Palestinians casting blame on one another for fueling the unrest that has gripped Jerusalem, the city holy to the world’s three major monotheistic religions. The renewed conflict has raised some important questions: Why is the site so significant, why has it been a flashpoint for violence, and what impact could it have on the prospects for peace in the volatile region? More