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2014

Issue . 58
P. 7
Features
Ghosts of Jerusalem: Ramallah’s Haunted Landscapes
ABSTRACT

In October 2012, a new roundabout was built at a point where it is possible to say, very approximately, that the Bireh neighborhood of Um al-Sharayet, the Ramallah neighborhood of Masyoun, and the UNRWA administered al-Am‘ari refugee camp all meet. If a driver who has reached this point of convergence turns off the roundabout on to al-‘Awda Street, he or she will slowly descend the hillside to the valley floor.