Friday, 31 July 2009

Jerusalem the eternal capital of Israel

Not that you would know it from The US Department of State's Jerusalem Consulate website. From this you might believe that Jerusalem was a Palestinian city, maybe that is now US policy but has anyone told the Israelis. Apparently:
"All Jerusalem offices are united under the authority of the U.S. Consul General, who heads an independent U.S. mission that is the official diplomatic representation of the United States in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza. The Consulate General also provides services to American citizens in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza. Throughout its history, staff of the Consulate General has included Christians, Muslims, and Jews, demonstrating that people of different faiths and nationalities can work together in peace in this region."
Interesting and rather unsettling.

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