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Jerusalem, the Capital of Israel

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What is a Capital City?

Read the text to learn about Jerusalem.  Try to figure out the meaning of the new words in bold.

On December 5, 1949, almost a year after the state of Israel had been established, David Ben-Gurion declared Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel. In 1980, the Knesset made a Basic Lawחוק יסוד stating that, "Jerusalem, completeשלמה and unitedמאוחדת, is the capital of Israel." A capital city has special characteristics. Play the game below to discover them.

Jerusalem
Jerusalem

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New Words

  1. established: הוקם
  2. declared: הכריז
  3. capital city: עיר בירה
  4. complete: שלמה
  5. characteristics: מאפיינים
מחסנית מילים
עיר בירה שלמה מאפיינים הכריז הוקם

What sitesאתרים are in a capital city?  Play to learn.

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