Jewish group cites ownership of house in Muslim Quarter of J'lem Old City

April 2, 2009 17:41

A Jerusalem court on Sunday will deliberate the ownership of a home in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City which is being claimed by Jews, police said. A group of Jews affiliated with the right-wing Ateret Cohanim Yeshiva tried to enter the house overnight Thursday, prompting Arabs to gather at the site and police intervention, Jerusalem police spokesman Shmuel Ben-Ruby said. A Jew and an Arab were detained to determine the ownership of the property.

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