The ancient walls of Jerusalem’s Old City were lit up with images of the American and Israeli flags Wednesday as a ­token of appreciation of President Trump’s decision to formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Ahead of the announcement the bridge in Jerusalem was lit up in US colours

The Mayor of Jerusalem led the city in expressing appreciation to President Trump:

The official Twitter page for the city of Tel Aviv, however, had something more light-hearted to communicate to Jerusalem in their congratulations.