Name, Capital and Symbol

Name, Capital and Symbol

​Jerusalem, according to Jewish tradition, is mentioned in the Torah (Genesis 14:18), as the city of Salem. Abraham, who met Melchizedek, King of Salem, received a blessing from him there.

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The first known mention of Jerusalem is to be found in Egyptian texts. The name of the city appears in a group of inscriptions on pottery bowls and figurines from the 19th century BCE, known as the ''Execration Texts'', which placed a curse upon potential rebellious city states.

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​After David's conquest of the city around about 1004 BCE, Jerusalem became the official royal residence and the capital of the new monarchy. David brought the Ark of the Covenant to the city with the intention of building a Temple to the Lord and making Jerusalem the religious and political capital of the people of Israel.

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​The symbol tells the story of the very first days of the country of Israel
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