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The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem's Old City

Walk through the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem and you’re walking through thousands of years of history. Most of the Quarter was leveled and destroyed by the Jordanians in 1948 when they started their 19-year rule over the Old City of Jerusalem. At that time the Jewish defenders of the Quarter were taken prisoner and sent to Jordan while the Jewish residents were expelled into Jewish/Israeli held territory. The Zion Gate of the Old City was sealed up and no Jew could enter the Old City or visit the Western Wall of the Second Temple. All this changed in 1967 when Israel won the Six Day War. In order to rebuild the Jewish Quarter, the area had to be cleared of rubble and sites had to be excavate

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