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Why the World Is Gripped by Sheikh Jarrah, While Israelis Aren't Really Interested

The eyes of the world are on the Israeli Supreme Court again, but why has this particular Palestinian case of Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah captured the media’s attention while so many others have been forgotten?

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

Israel’s Supreme Court is routinely portrayed by right wingers as a bunch of out-of-touch, post-Zionist leftists. But at least this week, in its latest hearing on the Sheikh Jarrah evictions, the justices proved themselves to be fully in sync with the national mood.

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