Corridors of Power: East Side Story

A look behind the politics and society of Jerusalem.

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July 25, 2018 19:57
A ROAD RUNS through Pisgat Ze’ev and Beit Hanina in Jerusalem.

A ROAD RUNS through Pisgat Ze’ev and Beit Hanina in Jerusalem. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Last week, in the Beit Hanina neighborhood, the dust continued to settle on the group of people who remained there for a long while after the house had been completely demolished.

The two-story home had to be demolished before the end of July, as ruled by the municipality, after it was found that it was built on a plot belonging to a Jewish owner. In this particular case, a representative of the Palestinian Authority who was requested to intervene refused to act and the family members preferred to demolish the house themselves rather than pay a contractor to do the job for them.

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