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Sheikh Jarrah: Analysis of a Tragedy

What is it about this East Jerusalem hotspot that elicits such strong emotions on all sides? Donniel Hartman, Yossi Klein Halevi and Elana Stein Hain discuss.

Protesters demonstrate in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah on July 30, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
Protesters demonstrate in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah on July 30, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

Sheikh Jarrah, the predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem, has become the focal point for the conflict over Jewish sovereignty of Jerusalem. What is it about Sheikh Jarrah that elicits such strong emotions on all sides? In this episode, Donniel Hartman, Yossi Klein Halevi and Elana Stein Hain wrestle to answer some unanswerable questions.

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