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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 01.11.11 | 14:53 (IST)

    Jerusalem has never been the capital of any country other than Israel and biblical Judea. When the city was under the control of the various empires who have ruled over the region it wasn't a capital. When the city was divided for the first time between 1949 - 1967 East Jerusalem was not the capital of Jerusalem it was always Amman but west Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty was always the capital of Israel. Its like us saying that New York is the capital of America, we can say it but it won't make it true. The US can refuse to recognoise Jerusalem as Israel's capital but that wont mean that its not the capital. Its just pathetic that its Jewish groups who are fighting recognition when the non-Jews couldn't give a damn, and use it as a tool against Israel. .

    from the article: U.S. Jewish group appeals against placing 'Jerusalem, Israel' on passports
    First published 10:46 01.11.11 | Last updated 10:46 01.11.11
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