Jerusalem to Build Embassy District
As more countries express a willingness to move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the Israeli Government is constructing an embassy district in East Jerusalem. So far only two countries have moved their embassies to Jerusalem — The United States and Guatemala. This week Australia announced that they recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a reversal of decades of Middle East policy. They will not move its embassy immediately, but when the time is right.
Israeli Construction and Housing Ministry announced plans last week to build a Complex in the capital with space for nine separate embassies. They are looking at a plot of land in the southeastern neighborhood of East Talpiot across 25 acres of land. This is where the American embassy relocated last May. Other countries are expected to open embassies in Jerusalem in the near future, including Honduras and the Czech Republic.
“When the Lord shall build up Zion, He shall appear in His glory.” Psalm 102:16