There were few inhabitants here. In Jerusalem were mostly Jrws living. These 'palestinians' came 80 to 120 years ago from all the surounding countries in order to find work. Look at their names which are of Egyptian, Syrian or other Arab countries origian.
At least 1,000 Israeli Arabs protest death of Palestinian infant in deadly West Bank arson (Haaretz)
from the article: Abbas may circumvent Israel, ask U.S. to recognize Palestinian state