Israel will never give up any part of jerusalem. jerusalem is the center of Eretz Yisrael. their is no equivalent. the holiest place in the world according to judaism is the temple mount in east jerusalem. It is the place where adam and eve were placed. the place of the binding of isaac. the place where king david reigned from his eternal throne. the site of Solomon's temple and the second temple built by herod. It is the place where the ark of the the covenant housed the tablets with the ten commandments inscribed on them that were given to moses on mount sinai. Israel will never give it up. jerusalem was not for sale when the roman legions besieged it in the year 70 a. d. Jews prayed three times a day for 2,000 years to return to zion. the Jordan valley is already defensible. Israel will maintain secure defensible borders in any arrangement reached.
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from the article: Will Yair Lapid divide Jerusalem?