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A city divided: ‘Penetration not integration’ in East Jerusalem

It's a stormy evening, but a handful of women from this Arab neighbourhood have still made the effort to arrive for their weekly Hebrew class.

Their teacher, an Orthodox Jew with the strings of his prayer shawl dangling at his hips, focuses on key words and phrases they will need to compile a résumé.

  • Ruth Eglash
  • WAtoday

“Name, date of birth, address,” he says, writing the Hebrew words on a board and correcting the women’s pronunciation as …

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