A new report presented to Israeli parliamentarians has found that despite decades of government attempts to ensure a Jewish majority in Jerusalem, Palestinians will make up the majority of the city's population within 20 years.
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The report, issued by the Israeli Macro Center for Political Economics in partnership with the Washington-based Friedrich Ebert Foundation, found that the Palestinian population has grown from 25.5% of the city's population in 1967 to 35% today.
Through the annexation of territory and an extensive series of building, planning and municipal policies, Israel has made extensive efforts to ensure a Jewish majority in Jerusalem and prevent the city's division since the 1967 war, when Israel captured East Jerusalem along with the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights and Sinai Peninsula.
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