In Praise of Sheikh Jarrah

A neighborhood in Palestinian Jerusalem threatened by Judization since the 1970s, we reach a crisis point: eviction and possible demolition of Palestinian homes or a just resolution thru a fair court process. A suite of photographs made during visits in 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2019.

 

Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah: The land dispute in the eye of a storm, by Paul Adams (May 26, 2021, BBC)

Who is Yaakov Fauci, the New Yorker squatting in Sheikh Jarrah? by Rayhan Uddin (May 26, 2021, Middle East Eye)

 

I live in Sheikh Jarrah. For Palestinians, this is not a ‘real estate dispute’ by Lucy Garbett (May 17, 2021 The Guardian)

Tomb of Simeon the Just (Wikipedia)

My testimonial (video by Skip Schiel)

 

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