“The embassy’s controversial opening comes as Israel marks its creation 70 years ago – an event that Palestinians refer to as Nakba – Catastrophe – because that development also turned more than 700,000 Palestinians into refugees.” NPR: 52 Palestinian Protesters Killed, Gaza Officials Say, As U.S. Opens Jerusalem Embassy. Here’s the latest, including world reactions, from CNN and BBC.

+ In a rare public address, Jared Kushner (whose portfolio of responsibilities still includes Middle East Peace), called for the peace process to continue as violence raged along the border. “As we have seen from the protests of the last month and even today, those provoking violence are part of the problem and not part of the solution.”

+ Trump’s embassy move has triggered deadly protests. These maps explain why.