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Wadi Yasul: The Jerusalem Neighborhood Slated for Demolition and Replacement by the “Peace Forest”

A house in Wadi Yasul, Silwan, Jerusalem


Jerusalem Story

Residents of Wadi Yasul share their daily lived realities as targets for intended erasure from the landscape. Israel plans to replace the neighborhood with an extension of a forest called the “Peace Forest.” We spoke with a few of the hundreds of residents whose lives have been turned into an ongoing trauma as a result.

A Jerusalem Story production

Cinematographer: Mays Shkerat
Film editor: Mays Shkerat