Before it was called "Silwan" is was Kfar Hatemanim (the Yemenite Village) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 28.06.10 | 08:09 (IDT)

    Which was settled by Yemenite Jews in the 1870s and 1880s who wanted to live close to Jerusalem's Old City. The area served as a decent, albeit poverty-stricken home for hundreds of these Jews until they were forcibly evicted by the British in the early 1930s during Arab riots in the area, and beyond (see Hebron, Jerusalem's Old City, etc.) The area was ethnically cleansed of Jews during this time and then it fell into Jordanian hands in 1948. The rest, as they say, is history - Jordanian occupation of east J'lem from 1948 to 1967, Israeli takeover and subsequent rule in east J'lem...which has led to the status quo. Oh right, somewhere along the line, in the early 1960s I guess, the Arab nations concocted the name "Palestinian" to refer to the Arabs living under Jordanian rule in east Jerusalem and the West Bank and Egyptian control in Gaza. Oh wait, now I'm, bashing Haaretz's sponsors...let's leave it there for now - feel free to ask more questions. Leftists need to be educated from time to time, or all that hatred and bitterness can literally burn their blackened hearts into ashes.

    from the article: East Jerusalem fracas leads to heavy clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians
    First published 01:50 28.06.10 | Last updated 01:50 28.06.10
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