Israel, at the last minute, postponed the visit of a UNESCO delegation to Jerusalem's Old City, a Foreign Ministry official said.
A UNESCO delegation is visiting Jerusalem to inspect preservation work in the Old City, Israeli officials said.
Three ultra-orthodox Jewish men were arrested Friday during a protest of the Women of the Wall prayer group that was praying at the Western Wall, police said.
Jerusalem took on a festive mood Wednesday to mark the 46th anniversary of the reunification of the city after East Jerusalem was captured in the 1967 war.
Jerusalem's "Women of the Wall" should not have been arrested for praying aloud while wearing prayer shawls at the city's Western Wall, a court ruled Thursday.
Five women were arrested Thursday morning as they prayed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem for wearing prayer shawls traditionally used only by men.
A group challenging the female role in Judaism said Thursday its members will defy a ban on women saying kaddish at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Israeli authorities said they detained nine women who led a prayer service at the Western Wall for "endangering public peace."
Initial exit polls for Israel's national elections showed a disappointing win for the Likud-Beitenu Party with 31 seats in the next Knesset.
The head of the Jewish Agency has agreed to review rules at the Western Wall in Jerusalem that limit women's prayers.