The walkway would have linked the Pool of Siloam to Temple Mount and was built about 2,000 years ago.
Smoke could be seen rising from tear gas canisters in the compound amid reports that Israeli forces fired stun grenades to disperse the crowds.
On April 6, a ritual sacrifice took place inside the walls of Jerusalem's Old City for the first time in 2,000 years.
UNESCO must demonstrate the highest level of tolerance for all peoples, religions, nations and cultures, writes Moshe Kantor.
Which countries voted to deny the Jewish and Christian history of Jerusalem?
Three Jewish attackers beat and burnt Muhammed Abu Khdeir to death in July 2014.
Palestinians throw stones at Western Wall worshippers for the first time in years as tensions escalate at the compound.
Men charged with "disturbing the peace" at the religious site.
Clashes and lone-wolf attacks have left dozens dead on both sides since October 2015.
The assailant was shot dead as he wielded a knife in the attempted stabbing at Gush Etzion junction.
Palestinian man also wounds one as prayers were taking place in southern Tel Aviv.
At a time when tensions are high, one restaurant owner's gesture is intended to show that Arabs and Israelis can coexist peacefully
Israel dismissed a French proposal at the U.N. Security Council regarding the Temple Mount.
Four Israelis and 26 Palestinians, including eight alleged attackers, have died in 12 days of bloodshed.
Three people have been arrested as clashes continue at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque complex.
After 900 years, Jews are chipping away at Muslims' exclusive control of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Israel.