Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour guided by a Palestinian and an IsraeliWhat is unusual is that one of the guides is Palestinian, one is Israeli, and they are taking turns to give their perspectives on the city known to Jews as Yerushalayim and to Arabs as al-Quds. "We are in Jerusalem, which is the capital of the Jewish state. "For Palestinians, this is the capital of Palestine and the capital of their country," said Awad, 28.