Since Muslims occupied it for 19 years--during which time only one Muslim leader (Abdullah I, in 1951--when he was bumped-off on orders of cowardly Haj-amin Husseini) ever visited the city. In reality, it is only "holy" to them in "manger-dog" approach. Leftists should get it through their thick skulls that Jerusalem belongs to Israel as a Jewish (and Christian) city--it never did belong to the cult of Muhamed!
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: Leftists to Elie Wiesel: Occupied Jerusalem can't be holy