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Day 1 of the 1967 War
On Day 1 of the 1967 War, Israel destroyed 2/3 of the Egyptian air force. At the same time, Jordan ignored Israeli pleas to stay out of the war and launched strikes against Israeli cities.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/1dqd3XPIQKI?list=PL-DNOnmKkUaagpJX65dCjPHf2gzdZ9LqR

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Day 2 of the 1967 War
On Day 2 of the 1967 war Israel defeated Egyptian forces in the Sinai Desert, despite being outnumbered 3:1. Meanwhile, Israel fought Jordanian forces in Jerusalem while trying to avoid damaging holy sites in the city.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/qWyqopsYNEc?list=PL-DNOnmKkUaagpJX65dCjPHf2gzdZ9LqR

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Jews in Jerusalem
Jews are indigenous to Israel, and once again became the largest group living in Jerusalem in the 1860s.

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The Western Wall
The 2nd temple in Jerusalem was the center of Jewish life, and stood for 600 years before being destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE. To this day, Jews continue to visit and pray at the Western Wall of the temple.

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Access to holy sites in Jerusalem
Jerusalem is the only city in the world with ancient sites that are holy to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Israel safeguards free access to holy places and each religious group’s right to administer its own holy sites.

http://mfa.gov.il/MFA_Graphics/MFA%20Gallery/Israel60/ch6.pdf

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10 Facts About Jerusalem
Here are 10 important facts to know about Jerusalem:

https://www.standwithus.com/booklets/jerusalemfacts/

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1967
Before 1967, Jordan denied or heavily restricted religious freedom in Jerusalem. Since 1967, Israel has ensured religious freedom for all in the holy city. This is a key consideration in peace negotiations.

https://www.swuconnect.com/insys/npoflow.v.2/_assets/1967%20Brochure%202%282%29.pdf

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Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
It has been US law since 1995 that Jerusalem should be recognized as Israel's capital, and that the US embassy should be moved there.

https://www.congress.gov/104/plaws/publ45/PLAW-104publ45.pdf

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Jewish community in Jerusalem
In the late 1800s, Jews became the majority population once again in their ancient capital of Jerusalem

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/population-of-jerusalem-1844-2009

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