Who recognized Jerusalem as capital?
On December 6, 2017 President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and stated that the American embassy would be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Does the Vatican recognize Jerusalem as Israel capital?
Holy See–Israel relations deals with the diplomatic relations between the Holy See and the State of Israel.
|Largest city||Vatican City||Jerusalem|
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What was Israel’s capital?
Which religion is followed in Israel?
As of 2018, the vast majority of Israelis identify as Jewish (74.3%), followed by Muslim (17.8%), Christian (1.9%), Druze (1.6%) and some other religion (4.4%). Israel is the only country where the majority of the population identify as Jewish. Approximately 41% of the global Jewish population reside in Israel.
Why should Jerusalem be an international city?
Because of its many holy places and its association with three world religions, Jerusalem had international importance. The United Nations wanted to preserve this status after the termination of the British Mandate and guarantee its accessibility.