#22: Mary Mary Quite Contrary - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lavi
    • 28.01.10 | 18:53 (IST)

    What other capital have the Jews as a nation had? How did this city even get on the map and become a city of such renown? Many countries who station their embassies in Tel Aviv do so because of the very real threat of militant strikes and economic boycotts from those opposing Israel's existence in the first place. It's this fear factor that mostly keeps them from making the move to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Nevertheless, the Jews are not dependent on outside support for them to continue with their love and admiration of their capital city, as it has been indelibly ingrained in them for millenia.

    from the article: Abbas: Palestinians will accept only Jerusalem as our capital
    First published 12:23 28.01.10 | Last updated 18:49 28.01.10
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