The old walled City of Jerusalem, ruled during 30 centuries by Jebusites, Hebrews, Greeks, Romans, Christians, Persians, Arabs, Turks and British, fell again last week. It was the latest of a long list of occupations of Jerusalem since the time that King David's powerful Hebrew forces, gaining an entrance through the city's waterworks, took the Jebusite stronghold in the Eleventh Century B. C.

For weeks armed Arab rebels, under German-trained General Abdul Rahim Haj Mohammed, former Turkish-Arab commander, have filtered into Jerusalem, some entering secretly through underground passages, others in disguise through...

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