Congress, Knesset hold simultaneous broadcasts to celebrate Jerusalem

The Knesset and US Congress are holding a live, simultaneous video conference celebrating 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem in the Six Day War.

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are set to speak from Jerusalem.

House Speaker Paul Ryan will give an address from Washington, and Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer will lead the session.

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is in attendance at the Knesset.

The event comes days after the US Senate unanimously passed a resolution that said “Jerusalem should remain the undivided capital of Israel in which the rights of every ethnic and religious group are protected.”

— Marissa Newman

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