The capital of Israel is Jerusalem.
West Jerusalem was established as the national capital in 1950; and in 1980 the Jerusalem Law made the entire unified city of Jerusalem the Israeli capital.
It is understandable that Israel, being of holy significance to 3 major religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) and being one of the most fought-over and conquered pieces of land in the history of mankind, will spark a monsoon of debate, as to who owns what. But, the fact remains that the capital of Israel was proclaimed by the Israeli government and this capital is Jerusalem.
The issue that a lot of international groups have with the Israeli Declaration that Jerusalem is its capital is that the city defined by the Israelis as Jerusalem contains both de jureIsraeli territory (West Jerusalem) and the de jurenon-Israeli territory (East Jerusalem) which is owed, theoretically, to a Palestinian State. The UN Security Council Resolution 478 crystallized the international stance on this issue. If Israel, like East Germany, claimed that half of a city was its operating capital (i.e. West Jerusalem - but East Berlin in the German case), many international observers would have fewer objections to recognizing it as the capital of Israel. However, as the official Israeli capital contains territory that is not technically Israeli, many organizations and countries prefer to treat Tel Aviv, a city that is unequivocally Israeli and the site of David Ben Gurion's Declaration of Independence, as the working capital. Therefore, all embassies in Israel are in Tel Aviv.
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
Israel has only one national capital: Jerusalem. The southernmost regional capital in Israel is Beersheba, which is the capital of the Southern District of Israel.
The Northern Kingdom of Israel had a capital at Samaria, but the current capital of Israel is Jerusalem.
No. Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
Samaria was the capital of Israel.
Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel.
Israel is a country. Its capital is the city of Jerusalem.
The Northern Kingdom of Israel had its capital of Samaria. The Southern Kingdom of Judah retained its capital at Jerusalem.
Damascus is the capital and largest city of Syria. Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel.
Beirut, Lebanon, is a capital due north of Israel.
Yehuda is a city in Israel. Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel.
The country is Israel.Both Israel and Palestine claim Jerusalem as their capital. However, Israel is the only one that has actual control of the city. As a result, Palestine's de facto capital is Ramallah, while Israel maintains its capital in Jerusalem.
It was the capital of the Northern Kingdom of the Ten Tribes of Israel, yes.
The capital of Israel is Jerusalem
Israel regards Jerusalem, the undivided city, as its unified capital.
Samaria was the capital of the northern Kingdom of Israel in 700 BCE.
The capital of the Northern Kingdom of Israel was Samaria while the capital of the Southern Kingdom of Judah was Jerusalem. The Modern State of Israel has its capital in Jerusalem as well.
Israel is a country. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
El capital de Israel es Jerusalén.
Yes. Israel's capital is Jerusalem.
The capital city of Israel is Jerusalem
the capital of Israel is Jerusalem
At the time of Jesus, Caesaria was the political capital of Israel, but Jerusalem was the religious capital.
Jerusalem is situated in Israel and it is the capital city of Israel.
The capital of Israel.