Israel’s Capital – level 2

13-12-2017 15:00

On December 6th, Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Then he instructed his government to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy City.

Some people are angry at Trump. They say that this can hurt the peace process in the region. People protested at the Damascus Gate, a famous sight in Jerusalem. Israeli police were there to subdue the angry protesters.

Difficult words: recognise (formally say that something is true), instruct (tell to do something), Holy City (many people call Jerusalem the ‘Holy City’ as it is where some important religious places are), subdue (bring under control).

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