Israel's Top Court Lets Palestinian Families Keep Sheikh Jarrah Homes for Now

The court partially grants Palestinian' appeal, allowing them to stay in their East Jerusalem homes until a final decision in the ongoing property dispute with an Israeli settler organization

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Palestinian families slated for eviction from their Sheikh Jarrah homes can stay there until a final decision on property rights in the contested East Jerusalem neighborhood has been reached, Israel's top court ruled on Tuesday.

The Supreme Court partially accepted the Palestinian residents' appeal, letting them keep their homes for now for a reduced rent, paid to the settler group that claims ownership of the houses.

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