There’s More To The Story With Jerusalem

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U.S. President Donald Trump surprised leaders around the world when he recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but this declaration doesn’t mean changes to the status of the city just yet.

In announcing that Jerusalem would be home to a U.S. embassy, Trump recognized the 1995 decision by Congress called the Jerusalem Embassy Act. Israeli parliament currently designates the united city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital after annexing the region in 1967. But the move has yet only further sowed the division that exists in the region and highlights the plight of the Israeli people who are being met with violent responses at every turn.

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