Hundreds of Palestinians were wounded in police clashes in Jerusalem when Jewish militants chanted “Death to Arabs.”

Clashes erupted between Palestinians from east Jerusalem and Israeli police near the Damascus gate entrance to the Old City, after Jewish militants marched down another city street yelling “Death to Arabs.”

The violence is the highest point in a fresh period of dynamic heightened tensions in the city that started a week and a half ago at the start of Ramadan, prompting an extraordinary statement from the US embassy in Jerusalem on…