A Jewish man prays for rain at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. Israel gave preliminary approval Monday for 130 new apartments in disputed east Jerusalem, the area the... more 
A Jewish man prays for rain at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. Israel gave preliminary approval Monday for 130 new apartments in disputed east Jerusalem, the area the Palestinians want as the capital of their hoped-for state. Monday's decision by Jerusalem city authorities comes as peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians are at a standstill over building in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Bernat Armangue
Thu, Dec 2, 2010 4:34 AM EST