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.
The US and Israeli flags were lighting the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem as a show of #appreciation to @realDonaldTrump for his recognition of #Jerusalem as #Israel's #capital. https://t.co/KSvbkfJtIk
Please pray for the #peace of #Jerusalem. pic.twitter.com/Cu1DpE0gV8
— Jerusalem Dateline (@JlemDateline) December 6, 2017
Ahead of the announcement the bridge in Jerusalem was lit up in US colours
— Matt (@mattkrieger1) December 6, 2017
The Mayor of Jerusalem led the city in expressing appreciation to President Trump:
— Mayor Nir Barkat (@NirBarkat) December 7, 2017
The official Twitter page for the city of Tel Aviv, however, had something more light-hearted to communicate to Jerusalem in their congratulations.
— Tel Aviv (@TelAviv) December 6, 2017