Is Jerusalem in Israel or Palestine?

Answer The city of Jerusalem, Israel's largest city and the center of that country's government, is entirely within the state of Israel (as of May 2010). This border has shifted repeatedly in the last 50 ... Read More »

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Is Jerusalem a part of Israel?

The Israeli-Palestinian Declaration of Principles, signed in 1993, put the city of Jerusalem in open status. This means that both Israel and Palestine have free access to the city. In principle, I... Read More »

Is Jerusalem the capital of Israel?

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. When Israel became an independent state in 1948, Tel Aviv was the temporary capital due to Jordan's occupation of Jerusalem. Government offices and most embassie... Read More »

When did Israel capture Jerusalem?

Israel captured the Old City of Jerusalem on June 7, 1967, during the Six Day War, and Jerusalem was reunified. Moslems, Christians and Jews were again given access to their respective Holy Places ... Read More »

Who made Jerusalem the capital of Israel?

Jerusalem was made the capital of Israel on July 30, 1980, by the Israeli Knesset, or parliament. Palestinians and many other nations dispute this decision. The United Nations does not recognize Je... Read More »