The 50 Year Sheikh Jarrah Legal Battle
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This week, Israel's Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Sheikh Jarrah residents facing eviction. This case has become a lightening rod, attracting the atention of Hamas, Western diplomats, NGOs, and the international media. What is the history of these properties? What are the legal arguments surrounding this case? We spoke with Prof. Avi Bell, Professor of Law at Bar Ilan University and the University of San Diego to better understand the legal issues and processes in question. 


Primer on Sheikh Jarrah Property Claims

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