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The lost history of Gaza's Jewish quarter

A look into the history of a neighborhood in Gaza City that was once home to a Jewish population
Gaza Jewish quarter

In the Gaza Strip's Jewish Quarter, old and dilapidated buildings have a jagged structure coated with silvery zinc plates. The 4,000 square meters (1 acre) in the Zaytoun District (Harat az-Zaytoun), southeast of Gaza City, holds its name for being inhabited until the late 1960s by a Palestinian Jewish family.

Today, the features of this neighborhood are no longer different from the rest of Gaza. They all share the same architectural and demographic character. 

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