Jewish-Arab Couple Protest Demolition of J’lem Home

City razed the house in Silwan, though couple said they'd been given grace period to sort out paperwork.

Malice or misunderstanding? The Jerusalem municipality last week razed a house belonging to an Arab-Jewish couple in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, a move that the family claims violated a deal they had made with the city meant to give them time to legalize the construction.