Syrian Religious Leaders Protest Israeli Control of Jerusalem
Menu JTA Search

Syrian Religious Leaders Protest Israeli Control of Jerusalem

Download PDF for this date

The Syrian delegation transmitted to the Secretary-General today a protest signed by the heads of the Syrian religious communities against Israel’s “illegal acts” against the status of Jerusalem. The protest took exception to “Zionist domination of Jerusalem and its holy places” and demanded the return of the city to “the Arabs, its legitimate owners.”

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund