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

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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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