Contested Contact: Proximity and Social Control In Pre-1948 Jaffa and Tel-Aviv

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In June of 1936, shortly after the outbreak of violent clashes between Arabs and Jews in the border area of Tel-Aviv and Jaffa, marking the beginning of the Arab Rebellion, the following letter was sent to the Tel-Aviv municipality.1 It was written by residents of Neve Tzedek, 2 a Jewish neighborhood bordering on the predominantly Arab neighborhood of Manshiyya.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMixed Towns, Trapped Communities
Subtitle of host publicationHistorical Narratives, Spatial Dynamics, Gender Relations and Cultural Encounters in Palestinian-Israeli Towns
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)9781317095323
ISBN (Print)9781315595672
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Daniel Monterescu and Dan Rabinowitz 2007.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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