The Arabs do not want to hold Jerusalem just because it is a "Jewish City" where two Temples stood and were destroyed. Jerusalem is very much Holy to the Muslim Arabs. The Al Aqsa mosque is there and Jerusalem was the place Muslims turned to during prayers before Kaabah was liberated from the idolaters by the group of the Prophet of Islam. Ms Kohn should have read more on history before resorting to wild speculations.
Syria foreign minister in Tehran for talks with Iran, Russia (Reuters)
from the article: Jerusalem must be divided