Pre-State Synagogue - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Confused
    • 28.06.10 | 06:35 (IDT)

    Can someone explain to me how a Yemenite synagogue exists in an Arab neighborhood that pre-dates the creation of the State of Israel? Does this mean that Jews lived in that area before Israel became a State? What happened to these Yemenite Jews? How come the synagogue is now used as housing? Could it be that Jordan evicted the Jewish population when it conquered and occupied the eastern half of Jerusalem?

    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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