reporting by Batsheva Sobelman
Israel has built new Jerusalem neighborhoods on land captured in the
1967 Middle East War. But overall percentage of Jews in the city is
dropping while the proportion of Palestinians grows.
Before the war, an armistice line separated Israeli-controlled West
Jerusalem from Jordanian-controlled East Jerusalem. After its victory,
Israel expanded Jerusalem's boundaries.
After decades of building, thousands of Jews now live in East
Total population of Jerusalem
THE STRUGGLE FOR JERUSALEM
A holy city still divided
Forty years after the war that gave Israel full control of Jerusalem, the dream of a united city remains merely that. Jews and Arabs live bitterly apart, their schism one of the key obstacles to peace
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