In Jerusalem, nothing is quite as it seems, and the complex relationships among communities can change rapidly. “State of Jerusalem” is a three-part miniseries that describes the relationships among the various communities in the city.
In this episode, the third in the series: Very quietly, the Arabs of East Jerusalem are learning Hebrew, becoming Israeli citizens, and seeking to integrate. How will the status of the ‘Maqdasyin’ (East Jerusalem Arabs) affect Jerusalem — and Israel?
The series, originally released in Hebrew, was created by Eiv Kristal and Natan Odenheimer and co-produced with Kan (the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation). It was adapted to English by The Times of Israel.
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