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Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

Results from Socialist

Last answered 9 hours ago

Jerusalem Poll Results for Socialist

Yes

396 votes

32%

No

838 votes

68%

Distribution of answers submitted by Socialist.

3 Yes answers
3 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 14, 2017. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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Learn more about Jerusalem

In December 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced the U.S. would move it’s embassy there. The announcement was controversial as both Israel and Palestine claim that Jerusalem is their capital. Foreign governments that recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel support the notion that Israel has sovereignty over the city. In 1949 Israel took control of the western half of the city and Jordan took control of the eastern half. In 2017 the current population of Jerusalem was 61% Jewish and 37% are Arab. Opponents argue that moving the U.S. embassy to Israel is a violation of international law and would set back decades of peace talks between Israel and Palestine. Proponents argue that Jerusalem has been the defect capital of Israel for many years and foreign governments should recognize it.  See recent Jerusalem news

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