Archeologists, led by Dr. Eilat Mazar of the Hebrew University 
of Jerusalem and The Shalem Center, have destroyed homes in Silwan,
a Palestinian neighbourhood just to the south of the Old City of Jerusalem.
The archeologists are searching for the mythical ‘City of David’ which
they claim lies under Silwan. The tunnelling for the excavations goes
directly under homes, collapsing them. This compounds the destruction
caused by the Jerusalem
Municipality’s programme of home demolitions in Silwan
.

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