It was always called Silwan - Shiloah in Hebrew - Siloam to the Christians - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 28.06.10 | 14:07 (IDT)

    Kfar Hatemanim was part of Silwan. The Temanim in question made Aliyah well before the establishment of the State and were not permitted to settle in West Jerusalem because of discrimination there, believe it or not. The inhabitants of Silwan lived in peace with them until 1948.

    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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