On Wednesday, President Trump announced that the United States is formally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and would begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy to the holy city. This move sent shockwaves around the world, and it is likely that we could see widespread violence erupt in the Middle East. But what most people don’t realize is that the timing of this announcement was extremely significant. As you will see below, this came on the exact date on the Hebrew calendar when the Partition Plan for Palestine was adopted 70 years ago, and it is yet another example of how Trump and Israel are linked by the number “7” over and over again.
Let’s take this one step at a time. The modern state of Israel was born on May 14th, 1948 and U.S. President Harry Truman formally recognized the new nation on that same day.