(Photo: Yontan Sindel/FLASH90)

(Photo: Yontan Sindel/FLASH90)

By Israel21c Staff - May 14, 2018

Originally appeared here in Israel21c

Declaring “a historic day for our people and for our state,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed a US delegation to the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Sunday, ahead of this afternoon’s ceremonial move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

“President Trump’s decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem affirms a great and simple truth: Jerusalem has been the capital of the Jewish people for the past 3,000 years. It’s been the capital of our state for the past 70 years. It will remain our capital for all time,” said Netanyahu, acknowledging US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s role in the process of moving the embassy to Jerusalem. Read more