"It's one thing to have an online petition and quite another to publicly display the actual names of the signatories on the walls of Jerusalem's Old City," said United with Israel founder Michael Gerbitz.
A historic initiative bearing over 500,000 signatures from 168 countries presented to US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is a global statement of support for a united Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was visibly moved when presented with a historic book, compiled by United with Israel, of over half a million signatures of members from around the world declaring support for a united Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the Jewish state.
While construction in the Jewish communities of Judea and Samaria and neighborhoods of Jerusalem has long been carried out within the frame of the law and in accordance with proper licenses issued by the relevant authorities, the Palestinian construction is illegal in every respect. By: Bassam Tawil, The Gatestone Institute As the international community continues to... Read more »
The Czech Republic recently caved to a Palestinian demand to order its schools to teach that Tel Aviv – not Jerusalem – is the capital of the State of Israel, but after an intense diplomatic intervention by Israel, the Slavic state backed down and decided to keep Jerusalem as the capital in all textbooks.