The consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem: A danger for Israel


Assessment: The US desire to open a consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem challenges the determination that the city is the capital of Israel …

Joe Biden’s administration continues its efforts to appease the Palestinians and seeks to establish a consulate for them in Jerusalem.

Jay Shapiro notes that the previous administration decided that Jerusalem was the capital of Israel and therefore also moved the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to this city.

“Seventy weeks are determined For your people and for your holy city, To finish the transgression, To make an end of sins,To make reconciliation for iniquity, To bring in everlasting righteousness, To seal up vision and prophecy, And to anoint the Most Holy. Daniel 9:24

Operating a separate consulate for the Palestinians in Jerusalem is a challenge to Israeli sovereignty in its capital and an attempt to divide it, says Shapiro.

He further notes that even in terms of US law, the Biden administration has a problem making such a move and Congress and the Senate must vehemently oppose that move.

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