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Jewish Graves on Mt. of Olives Uncovered after 72 Years – Yael Friedson (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

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Dec. 24, 2019

Jewish Graves on Mt. of Olives Uncovered after 72 Years – Yael Friedson
Some 30 Jewish gravestones on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, which were covered up by the Jordanians 72 years ago to construct a parking lot, have recently been uncovered, and another 70 graves will soon be uncovered. Families of those whose graves have been uncovered have been notified. Yonatan Manovitch, director of the Mt. of Olives Information Center, said that 70% of the gravestones in the ancient Jewish cemetery had been destroyed by the Jordanians. (Ynet News-Hebrew)

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