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Israelis Mark Anniversary of Capture of Jerusalem

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Israelis have turned out for a “Flag March” celebration, commemorating the day when Israel seized control of East Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War. Participants marched through the city waving blue and white Israeli flags on Wednesday in a procession that ended at the Western Wall, a Jewish holy site. Israeli media […]

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Israeli Police Guard Against Jerusalem Day Violence

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Security is high in Jerusalem Wednesday as Jewish residents celebrate Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s seizing control of East Jerusalem in 1967. Israel’s police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says 3,000 officers have been deployed throughout the city to ensure that the situation remains peaceful as thousands of people march through the streets of the city. […]

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