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Tensions rise in eastern Jerusalem neighborhood after 200 Jews move in

Israel Border Police confront a Palestinian man in the Silwan neighborhood of eastern Jerusalem where Jews moved into 25 apartments in the middle of the night, Sept. 30, 2014. (Silman Khader/Flash90)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jewish- and Arab-Israeli residents of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan disagree on whether the neighborhood is historically Jewish or Arab. They disagree about whether Israeli Jews should be living there. They even disagree on what to call one of the main streets in the neighborhood, a… Read more »