Skip to comments.Jerusalem is the capital of Israel
Posted on 04/09/2012 8:57:09 AM PDT by DBeers
There is, sadly, a huge divide between the Obama administrations position and that of the government of Israel with regard to Jerusalem.
For thousands of years, at the end of the Passover Seder as well as at the end of Yom Kippur, Jews around the world conclude their holiday by reciting, Next Year in Jerusalem.
To Jews, Jerusalem is the holiest city, and has the holiest site, the Temple Mount, which includes the Western Wall. Jews praying outside of Jerusalem face toward Jerusalem. When Israel became a state more than 60 years ago, Jerusalem, though it was divided at the time and the Western Wall was in Jordanian hands, was declared Israels capital.
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case brought by an American Jewish family, the Zivotofskys, whose child was born in West Jerusalem in 2002. The Obama administration, following the Bush administrations policy, opposed listing Jerusalem, Israel as the birthplace on the childs American passport despite a U.S. law requiring such a listing.
The U.S. Supreme Court, by an 8-1 margin, decided that the State Department could not wantonly break such a law and prevent the judiciary from reviewing that breach. I agree with that decision.
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And the occupiers of Algonquin Territory have a say on this?
It’s never been the policy of the US Government since 1948. The US Government has not changed its position since that time.
Zechariah 12:3-And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone
for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in
pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.
The term in that day as used in the Old Testament commonly
indicates what is referred to prophetically as the end times
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