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Rising out of the aftermath of World War II, the state of Israel was formed in 1947 and was offered the western portion of Jerusalem as its capital, causing resentment among the local Muslim community, who felt that their land was being stolen.
It was not long before Israel entered into open conflict with its Arab neighbors. During the 6-Day War against Egypt, Syria and Jordan, it seized all of Jerusalem as its capital. However, tensions with the Muslim community did not stop and eventually degenerated into the First Intifada following the brutal suppression of protests triggered by the death of...
Archive - Jerusalem. General Selection

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Album: 85 images
Archive - Jerusalem 1947-1967

Magnum Photographers

Album: 84 images
Archive - Jerusalem Religious Groups

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Album: 47 images
Archive - Intifadas

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Album: 45 images
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