Thousands of people were expected to gather in Jerusalem for celebrations marking the 36th anniversary of the capital’s reunification. Events Wednesday include traditional parades and concerts. Jerusalem’s population currently stands at 680,000, making it the country’s largest city, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics. Arabs make up one-third of the city’s population.
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