In May, 2018, the U.S. officially moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Why is this significant? What is the historical context for this move, and the modern-day controversy surrounding it? This video will teach you everything you need to know about the subject. It addresses why Jerusalem is such a contested city, why it’s under heat as Israel’s capital, and what its role is in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Watch this video and use these prompts to learn about the ancient city’s status in the modern era.
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