No quite. Actually, there are two legal reasons: - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Melissa
    • 18.03.13 | 18:45 (IST)

    1) Israel EXCLUDED Jerusalem, when she declared her borders to the UN. They are still her legal border, because she has made no legal move to change them. 2) However, the more important reason is that per international law, Jerusalem belongs to the world,. She is thus a "corpus separatem," and belongs to no state. That's why the foreign embassies are in Tel Aviv. However, Israel may administer the west city, and Palestine the east city. Question: If Jerusalem is that important to Jews, why is she STILL named after the Jebusite god of her builders? (Salem- god of dusk)?

    from the article: Coalition math: Settlers in, ultra-Orthodox Jews out
    First published 22:13 17.03.13 | Last updated 22:13 17.03.13
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