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Jews May Settle in Nablus, the Biblical Schechem, As Result of Earthquake

Jewish Workers Now Building Barracks there for Quake Victims (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The settlement of Jewish families in the city of Nablus, the Biblical Schechem, the center of anti-Zionist feeling in Palestine, may result from the situation created by the earthquake.

About 100 Jewish workers are engaged in the building of barracks for the victims of the earthquake, carried on by the Palestine government. The presence of Jews in Nablus is noteworthy and may lead to the permanent establishment of a Jewish community in the city.

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