Marking Yom Yerushalayim, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu said last night that the Israeli capital would never be divided again.
“We are protecting the heart of the nation-we will never divide our heart,” Netanyahu said Tuesday at Yeshiva Mercaz Harav in Yerushalayim.
Yom Yerushalayim celebrates the anniversary of the city’s reunification in 1967.
“Because we believe that our capital is the heart of our nation, it has to be united. … We want to make sure that Yerushalayim is built and that it flourishes. We have a lot of work ahead of us,” Netanyahu said.
The prime minister added, “Yerushalayim is the Kotel, Har Tzion, Har Hamoriah. It is the eternity of Israel. There is a lot of anti-Semitism among the gentiles, but there is also a great deal of admiration, because we have a spark, we have soul, a special spirit. We are a people who have returned to their land and built a home.”