Ophel

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Ophel

(ō`fəl), hill in ancient Jerusalem. In the Bible, it was the dwelling place of Nethinim.
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Police cordoned the locality off in advance, preventing Palestinian residents from approaching the property in Silwan, which flanks the southern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound andstands nearby Ir David (City of David), a large archeological site.
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The El Ir David Foundation said the settlers were trying to take over Palestinian homes in Silwan in an effort to convert the area into the city of David.
The government-led project is sponsored by the Ir David Foundation, an organization that promotes a Jewish connection to parts of the Silwan neighborhood, including the City of David archaeological site.
bar] IR David Jason has been knighted by the Queen and hailed as a national treasure, but that didn't stop the producers of his latest comedy outing getting him into all sorts of undignified scrapes.
Doron Ben Ami and Yana Tchekhanovets and funded by the Ir David Foundation.
The construction of the plan has been partly outsourced to a Jewish settler organization al-Aad or Ir David, which is already involved in buying up Palestinian property in East Jerusalem.
At the City of David housing project in Occupied East Jerusalem, "the 11 families have settled in four houses belonging to us in the Ir David neighborhood," an official from the Elad organization told AFP , referring to a small Jewish settlement in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan.
Experts were brought in to examine the council after the public fall-out of former council leader Cllr Mike Storey and former chief executive ir David Henshaw.
A larger area of Jewish renewal is Ir David (the City of David), the original Biblical city of Jerusalem.
They belong to a group of Jewish settler families living in homes on the edge of the mainly Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan in an area known as Ir David, the Biblical capital of King David.
They are all located in the Wadi Hilweh neighborhood of Silwan flanking the southern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound andstanding nearby Ir David (City of David), a large archeological site.