Peres: 22 empires have tried, failed to destroy Jerusalem

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May 20, 2012 18:46




President Shimon Peres on Sunday thanked the fighters who fell in defense of Jerusalem.

Speaking at a Jerusalem Day ceremony, Peres said "there is no other place in the world like Jerusalem," adding that "22 empires have tried to destroy it but none have broken its spirit."


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