Let's not forget that Jerusalem was a very Jewish city even in 1900. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • DavidAK
    • 15.11.10 | 19:06 (IST)

    Although the Arabs wish to claim it, before the large-scale influx of Jews into Israel during the 20th century, Jerusalem's population had a Jewish plurality. In 1900, there were more Jews in Jerusalem than any other ethnic group. Only during the Jordanian rule from 48 - 67 were Jews gone from Jerusalem (and their holy places terribly violated and damaged). This is an important fact to remember when the Palestinians want to claim Jerusalem as "theirs."

    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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