Silwan is Palestinian land for the exact same reason that Gush Etzion, "East" Jerusale, Hebron, etc are also Palestinian land. Once an area has been ethnically cleansed of Jews by Arabs, at any time in history, whether or not it was purchased by Jews from Arabs,and even if the Jewish holders of title re-gain possession of the land via successful Israeli wars,the land becomes forever Palestinian land. The racism inherent, although un-spoken, in the commonly used phrase "Palestinian land" and what it means about Jewish property rights would be considered shocking and un-acceptable by the average, educated person if it were to be applied anywhere but Israel.
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