The notion of "splitting" Jerusalem is a straw man argument. Jerusalem ends at the Green Line. Any part that Israel keeps MUST be negotiated - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    And peace negotiations CAN be fruitful. The Palestinians have indicated settlement blocks on or near the Green Line would most likely become part of the Israeli state. But that isn't good enough for Israel. The Israeli delay is based on a refusal to give up even parts of occupied East Jerusalem. That policy contravenes international law, the Geneva Conventions, and the Road Map Agreement.

    from the article: Poll: 67% of centrist Israelis wouldn't elect party that splits Jerusalem
    First published 07:00 18.12.12 | Last updated 00:58 18.12.12
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