Thursday, May 31, 2012

Shimon HaTzadik Neighborhood - Early 1948

For those who think that Sheikh Jarrah and Shimon HaTzadik are one and the same, and also forget Nahlat Shimon neighborhood, here's a map of hostilities between Jewish and TransJordanian and local Arab forces in the area in early 1948:-

and a newspaper clipping from September 6, 1946 on a fight that broke out between Jewish and Arab youths in the area:


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