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In Sheikh Jarrah, Israel's Supreme Court Seeks to Avoid Ruling on Who’s Right

By offering a compromise, top court justices showed they did not want to discuss the legal substance of the case nor order the eviction of hundreds of Palestinians from their homes, especially now

Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson
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Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson

An extraordinary hearing was held in Room D of the Supreme Court of Justice on Monday. Outside were scores of journalists, diplomats, left-wing activists and a small group of right-wingers. There were also scores of Sheikh Jarrah residents who had arrived in a last-ditch effort to prevent eviction from their homes.

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