This year's Jerusalem Day has been overshadowed by the ongoing violence in the capital that has already spread to the Gaza border and threatens to ignite a wider conflagration.

Jerusalem deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum says the violence in the capital and elsewhere is not spontaneous but well planned. She told KAN's  Mark Weiss that she supports diverting the Flag March away from Damascus Gate.

Our reporter put it to her that this was a very depressing Jerusalem Day.