‘Jerusalem Is Becoming A Ghost Town’ | The Jewish Week

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2012-06-20T15:01:42-04:00
The logic behind Palestinian evictions from East Jerusalem. "While Israelis acknowledge that much of the housing shortage is due to government bureaucracy surrounding building permits, and developers who manipulate the supply to increase their profits, many people also blame investors, especially diaspora Jews, for the shortage of apartments. ... More than 10,000 apartments in Jerusalem are owned by foreigners, according to a body that represents eight Jerusalem neighborhoods."
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