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July 25, 2013 9:11 am

Analysis: Supreme Court Won’t Save Law to Put ‘Israel’ on Passports of Jerusalem Residents

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The Jerusalem Post – The US District of Columbia Appeals Court ruling on Tuesday declared a 2002 federal law unconstitutional that directed the State Department to let US citizens born in Jerusalem register their birthplace as “Israel” on their passports.

The same appeals court tried to stop the march toward placing the word “Israel” on passports once before, and in 2011, the US Supreme Court swept in highly unexpectedly to put the train back on track.

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