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Glorifying Conquest

A street sign on a main street in the West Jerusalem Jewish neighborhood of Qatamon, formerly the Palestinian neighborhood of Qatamon, taken April 11, 2018



An Israel street sign in Hebrew, Arabic, and English on a main street in today’s Jewish West Jerusalem neighborhood of Qatamon, formerly a Palestinian neighborhood before 1948, glorifies the conquest (and ergo the emptying) of the neighborhood at that time. It reads: “Conquerors of Qatamon.” The past remains alive in the present.