• 'Afro-Palestinians' forge a unique identity in Israel

    4 days ago - By News OK

    JERUSALEM - In the shadow of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City lies the "African Quarter" - home to a little-known community of nearly 50 Arab families of African descent.
    Descended from Muslim pilgrims from a variety of African countries, they now consider themselves proud Palestinians, despite widespread poverty and occasional discrimination from both Palestinians and Israelis.
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  • ‘Afro-Palestinians' forge a unique identity in Israel

    ‘Afro-Palestinians' forge a unique identity in Israel

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    JERUSALEM - In the shadow of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City lies the “African Quarter” - home to a little-known community of nearly 50 Arab families of African descent. Descended from Muslim pilgrims from a variety of African countries, they now consider themselves proud Palestinians, despite widespread poverty and occasional discrimination from [...]
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