Sheikh Jarrah Resident: 'We Don't Raise Our Children to Hate. It's Reality That Promotes Hatred'

Abd al-Fattah Iskafi has lived in the same home since he was 6, in 1956. The Supreme Court’s postponement of an eviction hearing brought scant relief to a man who has been to court over a dozen times in as many years

Amira Hass
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Toward the end of a conversation Sunday with Abd al-Fattah Iskafi at his home in Sheikh Jarrah, news came that Israel’s Supreme Court had postponed a hearing scheduled for Monday on the fate of the Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem. The court was to hear an appeal of an eviction order issued by a lower court against the Iskafis and other families.

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