Members of the Nablus Sweets bakery during the centennial of the Great Falls Park, Paterson, NJ. Great Falls NPS

New Nablus Welcome to Little Palestine, New Jersey

Only 14 minutes by car separate two worlds that are so close yet so far apart: a story of a Palestinian neighborhood and a nearby Jewish-Israeli hub in the middle of New Jersey

A 14-minute drive separates Paterson and Fair Lawn in northern New Jersey. The former is home to America’s largest Palestinian community and largest proportion of Muslim residents. The latter is probably the...

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