When I visited Jinba with Ta’ayush activists last Saturday to help clear the rubble away, Hamudi looked at me, grinning: “So you’re not going to tell the other Jews to come destroy our house again?”
Moriel Rothman-Zecher is a Jerusalem-based writer and political activist. Follow him on Twitter: @Moriel_RZ
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