Monday, December 9, 2013

New book refutes the notion that Jerusalem suffered from sectarianism before Israel's foundation.

“This book undermines the notion of a sectarian and backward Jerusalem through a living testimony,” says Professor Salim Tamari of The Storyteller of Jerusalem, the newly-translated diaries of Palestinian musician Wasif Jawhariyyeh. Normal life in the city captured by these contemporary documents includes Muslims, Christians and Jews routinely celebrating one another’s religious holidays."

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