jerusalem jerusalem  /dʒə ˈru sə ləm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom

News

  1. Barbra Streisand Receives Honorary Doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem June 17

    Tony Award recipient Barbra Streisand receives an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem June 17 during the 76th Hebrew University International Board of Governors Meeting.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Playbill

  2. Israeli, Palestinian finance ministers meet

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian finance ministers have agreed on a series of economic cooperation projects.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Motorsports Comes To Jerusalem With The 'Peace Road Show'

    Formula One, DTM, and a whole host of other varieties of racing landed in what might as well have been an alien planet for how out of place it was this week – Jerusalem, Israel. In what was known as the "Peace Road Show," race cars from Ferrari, Audi, and Mercedes plied the streets of one of the holiest places in the world to three religions with the Old City as the backdrop. Israel isn't ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

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Quotes

  1. "New construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank undermines that mutual trust and endangers the proximity talks that are the first step towards the full negotiations that both sides say want and need. And it exposes daylight between Israel and...
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Asia Times Online

  2. "I condemn the decision by the government of Israel to advance planning for new housing units in East Jerusalem," Joe Biden said. "It's the kind of step that undermines the trust we need"
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: Tehran Times

  3. Obama said during a speech in November to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee that if he is elected president, "Jerusalem would remain the capital of Israel and it must remain undivided."
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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