As Palestinians claim the city of Jerusalem as their own future capital while Israel continues to build in Jewish neighborhoods many misconceptions exist surrounding the realities on the ground.
Here, in addition to HonestReporting’s own communiques, we present some further resources to enable you to better understand the complexities of the status of Jerusalem on the ground, in international law and over 3000 years of Jewish history and attachment to the city:
Jerusalem: Israel’s Capital
- Guardian Style Guide: Tel Aviv No Longer Israel’s Capital, HonestReporting
- BBC Olympic Coverage Declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital, HonestReporting
- The British Empire Strikes Back: UK Body Rules Tel Aviv is Israel’s Capital, HonestReporting
- Financial Times Unilaterally Decides on Israel’s Capital, HonestReporting
Jewish Construction in Jerusalem