Thursday, November 17, 2016

Memo to NPR: Jewish Ties to E. Jerusalem Didn’t Begin in 1967

Memo to NPR: The 19 years that Jerusalem was divided are a mere blip in the city’s and Jewish people’s thousands of years of history.

Pesach Benson..
Honest Reporting..
16 November '16..

National Public Radio takes a nice look at the issue of relocating the US embassy to Jerusalem. Unfortunately, Daniel Estrin’s dispatch assumes Jewish ties to eastern Jerusalem only began in 1967.

The western part of Jerusalem is almost entirely Jewish. The eastern part of the city was entirely Arab when Israel captured it in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Many Israeli Jews have moved into the eastern part of the city, and Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its capital, though no other country recognizes this.

Talk about twisted context.

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