Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel and of its Jerusalem District.

It is an ancient city which is considered holy by followers of Judaism as well as by followers of Christianity and Islam. Jerusalem means city of peace, but it has gone through many wars in over four thousand years of its history. Jerusalem has been destroyed twice, besieged 23 times, attacked 52 times, and captured and recaptured 44 times.

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