Members of a Palestinian family react after Israeli bulldozers demolished their family house in the Arab east Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina on February 5, 2013. Palestinian homes built without a construction permit are often demolished by order of the Jerusalem municipality. By Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images.
Arab residents complain that it is nearly impossible to receive construction permits. The 33-member family displaced Tuesday said it was waiting to receive a permit. Jerusalem city councilor Meir Margalit, a critic of the demolitions, said he has seen a small increase in recent months.
Another iconic image of the relationship between Israelis and Palestinians today after the jump. I’ve found it hard to get over the physical postures on both sides. They tell you so much:
(Photo: A Palestinian man reacts near Israeli security forces after Israeli bulldozers demolished his family house in the Arab east Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina on February 5, 2013. By Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images.)