King Hussein's royal palace at Tel el-Ful, Jerusalem, May 2017. Olivier Fitoussi

How Six-Day War Left Hashemite House’s Dreams of Jerusalem Palace in Ruins

Building work on King Hussein’s summer residence on Tel el-Ful came to an abrupt end in June 1967. The land still belongs to the Jordanian royal family, even if some joke they have forgotten about the structure’s existence

It may have the best set of views in Jerusalem. At an elevation of 850 meters (2,574 feet) above sea level, Tel el-Ful rises commandingly above the communities of Beit Hanina, Shoafat and Pisgat Ze’ev in the...

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