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May 25, 2015 / 7 Sivan, 5775
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Mount of Olives Community Suffers Big Jerusalem Day Attack

Arab terrorists at the traffic circle in Ras al-Amoud May 2011

Arab terrorists at the traffic circle in Ras al-Amoud May 2011
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According to a report by Israel HaYom, there has been a drastic 50 percent drop in the number of Jewish burials taking place on the Mount of Olives since the 1967 Six Day War.  The report revealed that taxi drivers from all over Israel sent a letter to the police commissioner stating that they would not drive through the region during certain hours of the day, for fear of risking their lives and their sources of livelihood.

Though local Arab residents of Jerusalem have resorted to violence and fear tactics in order to drive out the Jewish residents of the Mount of Olives, the number of requests for information on renting and buying in the area have increased.  Ir David’s mountaintop apartment building, “the Choshen”, is full, and only a handful of apartments remain open for rental in Maale HaZeitim, a project of Dr. Irving and Cherna Moskowitz, Ateret Cohanim, and Kedumim3000.  Across the street, new residents are beginning to move into apartments in Maalot David, a recently-completed residential project on the site of the former Mount of Olives police station.  Plans are in place to erect 100 more apartments for Jewish residents adjacent to the site.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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One Response to “Mount of Olives Community Suffers Big Jerusalem Day Attack”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Arabs are a problem because they follow the example of Mohamed, the psychopath prophet of Islam. Muslim terrorist is a more accurate label than Arab terrorist. I know several Arab Christians and they are NOT terrorists.

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