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    • Avi Yerushalmi
    • 25.03.10 | 17:53 (IST)

    United Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The Arab residents are welcome to obtain Israeli citizenship if they so wish. Thi has been the policy since 1967. Jerusalem was never an Arab Capital. Ramle-Lod was the capital. Now Ramallah or Nablus or even Gaza could be the future Palestinian capital. Jerusalem was and is our capital, from the days of Davis and Solomon, the kings of Judah, and the Hasmonean and Herodian kings In second Temple times. Ben-Gurion made it our capital. Eshkol finuished the job.

    from the article: Netanyahu faces a U.S. adamant about East Jerusalem
    First published 14:43 25.03.10 | Last updated 16:08 25.03.10
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