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Failing To Recognize Jerusalem


It is absolutely critical that the law I passed be implemented, that the U.S. embassy be moved to Jerusalem, and that the United States send a clear message to the rest of the world and Israel’s neighbors that Jerusalem is part of the Jewish state.

This issue is representative of the frustration many of us feel with how this and previous administrations have dealt with Jerusalem.

I still have not heard back from the U.S. Ambassador regarding the letter I wrote to him asking what country he was standing in while reading my letter in Jerusalem.

I urge you to ask him, too. The answer shouldn’t be that difficult.

Anthony Weiner, a Democrat, represents New York’s 9th Congressional district (parts of South Brooklyn and South Central Queens) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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