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Ahead of Jerusalem Day on 23 May

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Published: 20 May 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The one day Jerusalem's Palestinians fear the most – Suleiman Maswadeh – +972 Magazine 20.05.17                             I remember the nightmare of Jerusalem Day as a child in the Muslim Quarter: the right-wingers rampaging through the alleyways, the racist slogans, the police standing by, and my father staying home from work to guard our home.

Ir Amim calls for Jerusalem Day march to avoid Muslim Quarter – Judah Ari Gross – The Times of Israel 08.05.17
Israeli revellers will be allowed to go through Arab neighbourhood on 23 May, but under strict time limits out of respect for Ramadan.

Jerusalem dress fails to impress – Mazal Mualem – Al-Monitor 19.05.17
The ‘Jerusalem of Gold’ dress that Culture Minister Miri Regev wore to the Cannes Festival represents yet another populist provocation by right-wing Israeli politicians seeking to inflame nationalistic sentiments.

Related: Jerusalem – one city two capitals?


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