Israel: Uneasy Neighbors

Suspicion and hostility run as deep as ever between the Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem. But the two populations have developed a working coexistence that has been one of the small comforts of the Arab-Israeli deadlock. Thanks to Is rael's live-and-let-live occupation policy, the two communities have been awk ward, but relatively peaceable neighbors since the Six-Day War.

Some 3,000 Arabs work in the Jewish area of the city. By paying Israeli income tax, the Arabs of Jerusalem now enjoy the benefits of Israel's advanced social welfare system. There is a brisk traffic...

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