“Defending the pending evictions of as many as 300 Palestinian residents from East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Aryeh King rhetorically asked: ‘If you are the owner of the property, and someone was squatting on your property, wouldn’t you have the right to take him from your property?’

But the story is more complicated than that. Jerusalem is currently engulfed by protests as the city awaits the Israeli High Court’s—now postponed—final decision over who rightfully owns these Sheikh Jarrah homes.”

Read the article in The Forward.