Groups battling to save a Jerusalem village that time forgot

16.05.2011                      12.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 27 des Omer

Petition:

Groups battling to save a Jerusalem village that time forgot

A number of petitioners are looking to stymie the sale of land in the abandoned Arab village of Lifta, saying the move would destroy a gem at the entrance to the capital.

Petitioners are hoping to block an auction of land over the site of an abandoned Arab village on the outskirts of Jerusalem, and are making headway with the courts.
Lifta, once a pastoral village at the entrance to the city, was abandoned after 1948….