It has been said that "all roads lead to Jerusalem." Indeed, ever since King David captured the city from the Jebusites in 1000 BCE, much of the world's history has revolved around Jerusalem. When the modern countries of Israel and Jordan were created in the mid-twentieth century, Jerusalem was split into two: West Jerusalem, which became the capital of Israel, and East Jerusalem, which became part of Jordan. During the Six-Day War, Israel captured East Jerusalem, reuniting it with West Jerusalem. Today, the united city of Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. In accordance with Israeli law, the rights of people of all faiths to worship at their holy places is guaranteed. Please click on the area of interest to you.
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