MembersJerusalem Light Festival

Every year, the Festival of Lights offers an extraordinary way to experience the Old City of Jerusalem.

By Aviel Schneider |
Zedekiah’s Cave
Photo: Photos: Mendy Hechtman / Flash90

For the Palestinian Authority (PA), however, the Festival of Lights is merely another attempt to force Jewish culture on the city, or, as Palestinian spokesman Yusuf Al Mahmoud put it, “one of the tools of Judaization that the occupation authorities are trying to impose.”

“The occupation seeks to use all means that serve its dark objectives, including light and its beauty, in order to further blur the history and present of the ancient Arab cities, “Al...

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