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A sheikh, settlers and MPs meet in Hebron Hills tent

Representatives of Hebron’s Jewish community, European parliamentarians accept invitation from sheikh with vision one democratic state for all.



Sheikh Farid al-Jabari of Hebron grew up on stories of close ties between Arabs and Jews.

In keeping with that tradition, he hosted an unusual gathering of Palestinian settlers and conservative European parliamentarians on Thursday afternoon in his large tent, set back from the road in the South Hebron Hills.

Sheikh Farid Al-Jabari greets Gershon Mesika

Sheikh Farid Al-Jabari greets Gershon Mesika – Photo: TOVAH LAZAROFF

In the heat, flies buzzed over plates of grapes, peaches and plums laid out on silver trays on the red oriental carpets that adorned the tent’s floor.

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