About KJ Tours KJ Covenant The 7 Pillars Info Hub What you can do Press Center KJ Council

Keep Jerusalem אם אשכחך

For most of Arab history, Jerusalem languished as a backwater. It never served as a Muslim capital or center. Jerusalem "has known only two periods of true greatness, and these have been separated by 2,000 years. Greatness has only happened under Jewish rule," Leon and Jill Uris wrote in Jerusalem.  • Read more »
Donate with Pay Pal


 



  • There has been a Jewish presence in Jerusalem for 3,000 years and a Jewish majority since at least 1844.

  • Since Israel united Jerusalem in 1967, the Arab population has quadrupled, and Jerusalem has become an open international city embracing all religions.

  • Today there are 225,000 Jews living in East Jerusalem, half the total population of the Eastern part of the city.

  • Jerusalem was never the capital of any other nation in history except for the Jews.

  • During Jordanian rule over Jerusalem (1948 – 1967) the city was gravely neglected and closed to Jews and Christians. Today, the city flourishes and is open to all religions.

  • Until 1967, the Palestinians considered themselves to be an integral part of the Arab world and not as a separate nationality. Moreover, they never before claimed that Jerusalem was their capital.

  • Jerusalem never appears even once in the Koran. The prophet of Islam never once visited Jerusalem. There is only a Moslem legend that claims that Mohammed was brought to Jerusalem in the dark of night by the angel Gabriel.



 
Article of the day
Become an Intern
Maps
Demographic Historical Political Demographic Historical Political
Demographic Historical Political Demographic Historical Political
Facebook Twitter Send us email Print Home
 
Home | Profile | Board | Staff | FAQ's | Myths & Facts | Maps | Tours | The 7 Pillars | Video | Host a meeting | Store | Donate on line | Sign The Covenant | Contact us
website building Rivyon.com rivyon.com
Demographic Historical Political