Concrete and cockroaches: municipal elections in the Arab sector
While the living space of the surrounding Jewish towns has expanded, the Arabs’ living space has turned into a suffocation space.
When land became limited and the population grew, the Arab villages turned into cities of concrete. As if to rub salt in the wound, recently someone sent me a picture of what Yafia looked like in 1930: Fewer than 30 ancient buildings integrated in the hilly landscape, surrounded by huge tracts of land.
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