One look at the pristine, shining gold dome on the Temple Mount can tell you that. This gold dome was refurbished a few years ago, while the city was (is) under Israeli sovreignty. And oh, by the way, you remember all of those terrorist attacks from Arabs in Judea and Samaria? Yea, those. Right. Ah, well, the limitation on their visiting Jerusalem is in response to that. And it's going to last for a while.
Al-Qaida mourns killing of senior commander in Yemen (Reuters)
from the article: Jewish politicians are taking Jerusalem's name in vain