U.S. Recognizes Jerusalem as Capital of Israel – Lumen Student News

You could easily make the argument that Jerusalem, which is located in the country of Israel, is the holiest place on Earth.

This ancient, and honestly beautiful city receives 3.5 million tourists every single year. Yet, for many around the world, it’s known for its seemingly never-ending religious and political strife.

Last week, President Donald Trump made a historic decision, by announcing that the United States of America officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and that the U.S. will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.