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Jerusalem United States Embassy Coin - Dedicated May 14, 2018 Israel
Brand: Michael Zweig
Color: Jerusalem Embassy - Commemorate This Important Event with This Stunning Collectible Coin
Jerusalem holds a unique place among the world's Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
On December 5, 1949 the Israeli Cabinet, meeting in Tel Aviv, declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel, and on January 23, 1950, the First Knesset proclaimed that "Jerusalem was, and had always been, the capital of Israel."
On December 6, 2017, President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and ordered the State Department to begin planning for the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem by 90-0. The resolution reaffirmed the Jerusalem Embassy Act and called upon the President and all United States officials to abide by its provisions.
On February 23, 2018, Trump announced that the US Embassy in Israel would reopen at the Arnona consular services site of the current US Consulate-General in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Israeli Declaration of Independence.
Publisher: Michael Zweig
Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.
On December 6th, 2017, President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered planning for the relocation of the U.S. embassy.
On May 14th, 2018, the United States Embassy officially relocated to Jerusalem to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Israeli Declaration of Independence.