May 22, 2009
Posted: 844 GMT
MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images. Young Israelis dance with national flags in hand at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, in Jerusalem's Old City during celebrations on May 21, 2009 of Jerusalem Day which marks the anniversary of the reunification of the holy city. Right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Jerusalem would remain Israel's capital 'forever' as the Jewish state marked the 42nd anniversary of the occupation and annexation of Arab east Jerusalem in the 1967 six day Arab-Israeli war.
David Silverman/Getty Images. A Jewish youth holds up a poster condemning US President Barack Oama's Middle East peace plan as he passes the US Consulate on the way to the Old City on May 21, 2009 in Jerusalem, Israel. Thousands of national religious Jews celebrated Jerusalem Day, the anniversary according to the Hebrew calendar of the city's liberation from Jordanian forces during the 1967 Six Day War.
Yin Bogu – Pool/Getty Images. An Israeli soldier lights a torch during the Jerusalem Day ceremony at Ammunition hill May 21, 2009 in Jerusalem, Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that all of Jerusalem will remain Israel's capital amidst protests at the Damascus gate of the Old City of Jerusalem wall by eastern Jerusalem Arabs and their supporters.
David Silverman/Getty Images. Right-wing religious Israelis dance with their national flag outside the Damascus gate of the Old City on May 21, 2009 in Jerusalem, Israel. Thousands of national religious Jews paraded past the US Consulate towards the Old City and the Western Wall in celebration of Jerusalem Day, the anniversary according to the Hebrew calendar of the city's liberation from Jordanian forces during the 1967 Six Day War.
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