If a new law is passed through Knesset, Jerusalem can not be divided without a two-third majority vote.
The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved Sunday a bill proposed by MK Yakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism) stating that the government cannot conduct negotiations with a foreign entity about the division of Jerusalem or its partial relinquishment without receiving the approval of 80 Knesset members — two-thirds of the legislature.
The explanatory portion of the bill states: “Jerusalem is a city that was reunited. It will not be divided and no part of it will be handed over to anyone. Jerusalem’s sanctity was not given to outsiders. This bill prevents the possibility that at any stage in any political process there will be a discussion about the status of the city of Jerusalem, the joy of the people in Israel. Due to past incidents in which there were talks about giving…
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