When did Israel capture Jerusalem?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 »

When did Israel take back Jerusalem?

Israel captured the eastern half of Jerusalem in the Six-Day War of 1967, countering a Jordanian strike from the West Bank. Regular Israeli law and municipal services encompassed the reunified capi... Read More »

When did Jerusalem become part of Israel?

Jersusalem became the capital of Israel on January 23, 1950, under a resolution passed by the Israeli Knesset. This resolution was passed in spite of a United Nations resolution from 1947 that decl... Read More »