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Why Trump Moved the US Embassy to Jerusalem

In May, 2018, the U.S. officially moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Why is this significant? What is the historical context for this move, and the modern-day controversy surrounding it? This video will teach you everything you need to know about the subject. It addresses why Jerusalem is such a contested city, why it’s under heat as Israel’s capital, and what its role is in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Watch this video and use these prompts to learn about the ancient city’s status in the modern era.