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    • Sarah
    • 26.06.12 | 20:51 (IDT)

    I live in Jerusalem. I know where Wadi Joz is....I get my car serviced there. I shop in Beit Safafa, and both my dentist and my hairdresser are Palestinians. I don't know where you ignorant tzfonim get the idea that somehow Jews in Jerusalem live in terror of Palestinians--we know them as neighbors and coworkers. At the time the partition plans (Peel and '48) were proposed, Jews were the majority in Jerusalem and promised a vote in 10 years--so Jerusalem wasn't an issue until we were ethnically cleansed from the eastern side of the city by the Jordanians. Most of the "poverty" is in the Orthodox neighborhoods anyway; its not Arab poverty v Jewish poverty---it's people with careers and jobs versus people without, as in all societies.

    from the article: Jerusalem must be divided
    First published 01:33 15.11.10 | Last updated 01:33 15.11.10
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