Ikermawi has served its delicious hummus since 1952, but with tensions flaring over the Old City's holy sites, the restaurant is losing its customers.
Israeli military commanders and the Netanyahu government have sparred over the right strategy to end two months of stabbings, shootings, and car-based attacks.
A 13-year-old girl was one of four people injured in the latest stabbing incident in Israel. An Arab man was also hospitalized after he was reportedly mistaken for the assailant and beaten.
Two Palestinian boys aged 12 and 13 have today been arrested by Israeli security forces after stabbing a security guard on Jerusalem's light rail.
Shooting, stabbings, and deaths are growing on both Israeli and Palestinian sides of the conflict as 10 days of tension are showing no sign of abating.
The elite undercover troops — wearing t-shirts, jeans, and keffiyehs to blend in — can be seen mingling with a crowd of Palestinian youths hurling rocks, before turning and firing handguns.
Three Israelis have been killed in stabbings in Jerusalem since Thursday as tensions rise over access to the long-contested al Aqsa mosque complex, a site revered by Jews and Muslims, and in the West Bank.
Palestinians took the streets to protest a ban on entering Jerusalem's Old City imposed by Israeli authorities after a pair of stabbing attacks.
With Muslims and Jews observing major religious holidays, violence in Jerusalem has spread to the occupied West Bank after a bloody week at a contested holy site.
Both tension and rhetoric remain high in Jerusalem, as Israel deployed hundreds more security forces around the city on Friday and vowed to "declare war" on Palestinian stone-throwers.
Dozens of people have been injured in three days of violence between Israeli security forces and stone-throwing Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque.