- Jerusalem is a crucially important place to engaged Jews worldwide, and a primary point of connection between Diaspora Jews and Israel.
- Many non-Israeli Jews feel “at home” in Jerusalem
- Non-Israeli Jews feel their views should be taken into consideration as the political and cultural future of Jerusalem is shaped.
- A clear majority of engaged Jews the world over believe that “all countries ought to move their embassies to Jerusalem.”
- A small majority of engaged Jews the world over agree that Jerusalem “should never be divided.” A significant majority wants it to be a city “with a clear Jewish majority,” and that “the Temple Mount must remain under Israeli jurisdiction.”
- However, in a seemingly contradictory statement, a small majority also argues that “Israel should be willing to compromise on the status of Jerusalem as a united city under Israeli jurisdiction.”
- Many Jews around the world and in Israel feel that Jerusalem is not moving “in the right direction.” Mainly due to concerns about Jewish-Arab relations and religious pluralism.