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‘Change name of Gaza Street to Protective Edge Street’

As day 16 of Operation Protective Edge comes to a close, Jerusalem’s deputy mayor suggests that the name of the city’s Gaza Street be changed to Protective Edge Street to reflect the current situation in the Gaza Strip.

“I passed through Gaza Street today, and suddenly the name of the street grated on my ears,” says Meir Turjemann.

“Gaza Street is one of the most central streets in our city, in the long-standing Rehavia neighborhood,” explains Turjemann. “In the upcoming city council meeting, I will suggest to the council and to the mayor [Nir Barkat] that the name of the street be changed to Protective Edge.”

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