RAMALLAH, Mar. 29 (JMCC) - The story of one house in East Jerusalem
which has become a microcosm for the battle for East Jerusalem, as Palestinian residents are forced to share it with Jewish settlers.
Since December, Israelis have resided in the front part of a house where Palestinians have long lived. All that separates them is a bedroom wall, a sealed door and, lately, the police, who visit regularly to break up the fights.Read
The Jewish occupants accuse the Palestinians of throwing rocks through the windows and wielding sticks. The Palestinians say the Israelis brandish rifles and pepper spray when the police aren't around.
Even in a city like Jerusalem, where people of different faiths have lived side by side, often uncomfortably, for millenniums, the battle of wills and square footage at House No. 13 Othman Ibn Afan frames the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in almost unbearable close-up...
the full article at The Los Angeles Times