E J'lem hotel demolition begins, Jewish homes to be built

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 9, 2011 09:03

The demolition of the Shepherd Hotel in Sheikh Jarrah in east Jerusalem began on Sunday morning. 

A Jewish entrepreneur bought the hotel and received a permit from the municipality to build a new Jewish neighborhood in its stead.

Demolishing the hotel has caused diplomatic tensions between Israel and the US.


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