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How Silwan Became an Arab Neighborhood, by Luke Moon (Providence via Mosaic)

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 17, 2019 A recent article in the New York Times complained of a “right-wing Jewish settler group” that “has moved hundreds of Jews” into the predominantly Arab eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. But, notes Luke Moon, the article says nothing about the area’s history: Silwan’s first inhabitants were Yemenite Jews who in 1881 spent six months traveling […]

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Summaries of 2 articles about Pilgrimage Road, by Daily Alert, with links

By   /  July 5, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 5, 2019 Pilgrimage Road and Palestinian Memory – Meir Soloveichik Two thousand years ago Jews walked the Pilgrimage Road as they came from around the world to visit the Temple. Rabbinic texts abound with descriptions of the processions that occurred, and the road – first discovered 15 years ago – parallels these details in an […]

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From Kidnapped Yemenite Children To Renewed Yemenite Village In Jerusalem By Hillel Fendel and Chaim Silberstein (Jewish Press)

By   /  September 10, 2017  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 8, 2017 Kfar Shiloach is a perfect example of the renewal and growth of Jerusalem in our time. It was founded back in 1881 when a group of Jews arrived from Yemen to help build the Holy Land. They originally headed for the Old City of Jerusalem, but when that did not work out, […]

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