Yair Lapid, Israel's New Prime Minister, to Move Into a Jerusalem Home That Arabs Fled in 1948

As the official Prime Minister's Residence undergoes renovations, Yair Lapid moves into the house temporarily ■ David Ben-Gurion and Levi Eshkol, two past prime ministers, refused to move to absentee properties - homes whose original Arab residents fled during the 1948 War of Independence

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Newly appointed Prime Minister Yair Lapid will temporally move into a Jerusalem home declared absentee property – a property whose original Arab residents fled during the War of Independence in 1948 – because the Israeli premier's official residence is undergoing renovations.

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