A young man was officially issued his United States passport by the U.S. ambassador to Israel in a special ceremony that is being lauded by the supporters of truth from around the globe. The U.S. State Department recently indicated that they will finally list Jerusalem as being located in Israel in their official documents, such as passports and consular report of birth abroad (CRBA) certificates. For U.S. citizens who were born in Jerusalem there was a long standing policy of only listing the city of Jerusalem as their place of birth, without listing a country. In many instances it would list Jerusalem, Jerusalem — as if the city was a country of its own, and not the capital city of Israel. This policy of ignoring reality in an attempt to appease terrorists and play into their lies about Jerusalem has now ended. One specific man was given the privilege of being the first to benefit from the new policy and here’s why…
First Jerusalem-born American gets US passport that lists ‘Israel’ as birthplace
Article Courtesy: Israel Hayom
The United States on Friday issued for the first time a passport to a Jerusalem-born American with ‘Israel’ listed as the place of birth instead of the city.
The US Ambassador to Israel presented the document to 18-year-old Menachem Zivotofsky after a change of policy by President Donald Trump that is likely to please pro-Israel supporters ahead of next week’s election, but that Palestinians condemned as a violation of international law.
“You have a nation of birth – the state of Israel,” Ambassador David Friedman told the teenager, thanking Trump for having “set this course in motion.”
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